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Spicy, Zesty and Sweet Bacon Wrapped Potatoes

Why can’t you make this every day? That’s what my nephew said to me the first time I made these delicious Bacon Wrapped Potatoes. You are probably asking yourself what is so special about this recipe. Well, let me share with you my secrets. The ingredients Bacon Wrapped Potatoes is one ...

How to make Codfish Fritters (Acras de Morue)

Codfish fritters are excellent during carnival week in the Caribbean. Salty and sweet fritters are always a delight during that time. This delicious fritter is also a favorite during Christmas and New Year. It is famous because similar to any other fritters or acras; they are quick snacks that ...

How to make tasty and crispy Chayote Fritters

Chayote Fritters or Acras de Mirliton is a Caribbean delight. Chayote, Mirliton, Christophine or Chocho, are the common names for this beautiful vegetable and the main ingredient in this recipe. A walk at the supermarket is similar to the scene in the movie, Charlie, and the chocolate factory. ...

Delicious and Easy Sautéed Rum Honey-Glazed Tofu

Tofu is not an ingredient that is ever on my food shopping list. It just happened that I have been receiving several emails from you my fans, requesting ways more vegan recipes. Some of you also asked for recipes made with tofu. So I hope I am not going to disappoint you with this one. I have ...

Fried Breadfruit

Archive post. Original post: 8/4/15 Wow! I finally found breadfruit and can make Fried Breadfruit. So excited to write this post! I wanted to make a dish with breadfruit for a long time, and finally, my wish came true. It is a challenge to find specific ingredients when you are living in a ...

Easy Bulgur Wheat Ground Turkey Meatballs with Mango Sauce

If you like Kibbeh, you will enjoy my easy recipe for Bulgur Wheat with Ground Turkey Meatballs and Mango Sauce. It is easy to prepare, on the healthy side and a crowd pleaser. https://youtu.be/2U6v5yPy5gA Meatballs don’t get as much credit as they should, and neither does Bulgur Wheat. My ...

Veal Kidneys in a Tamarind and Red Wine sauce

Any veal recipe, in my opinion, needs a good red wine, the right blend of herbs and spices and maybe, maybe, an exotic fruit. My veal kidneys recipe is an updated version of the usual and common way to cook Veal Kidneys in Red Wine. I usually will kick it up a notch as they say with different types ...

Spinach and Sweet Peppers Pie

A delicious Spinach and Sweet Peppers Pie is meant to be eating with friends and family you enjoy being with. Colors! Colors! Colors! That’s what I saw when preparing my spinach and sweet peppers pie over the weekend. I started making a regular spinach pie and the weather was so gorgeous outside ...

Prawn Accras

Prawn Accras is an appetizer or a snack that is eaten anytime. I say anytime because is there truly a rule as to when we must eat certain foods? In the Caribbean Accras or Accras, depending on how it is spelled are fritters. Fritter is a name applied to a wide variety of fried foods, usually ...

Gemma’s Spicy Roasted Chicken Wings

There are endless recipes of chicken wings. We create our own or follow recipes from other cooks and chefs. I am sometimes lazy and don't mind at all using someone else’s recipe to create my own creation as long as he or she uses fresh ingredients. Don't we all do that? Adding dried or ...