Cooking Tips

I originally wrote “Cooking tips for one” early last year….two or three weeks into me blogging.  A small fish in the big world of blogging – scheduling topics, choosing best times to write and post about the recipes created; praying for long lasting natural light to take pictures; recipe testing and giving cooking advice.  Was…

Guava Iced Tea 

We all love the tropical fruit that is guava.  If I’m not mistaken, the Arawaks brought the guayabo “guava tree” from South America to Trinidad.  Most commonly, guavas have a yellow rough skin with a fragrant grainy pink inside.  What I love about the fruit is that from the skin to the seeds you can eat…

The Rule of Three: Thanksgiving Appetizers 

Recently my friend told me of this amazing pizza he had for lunch days ago.  Other than his personal pie being well worth the New York price of twenty bucks he could not stop talking about the appealing combination of ingredients and mind blowing flavor.  A rustic crisp crust with perfectly placed blackened spots given…

Tuna and Potato Croquettes

In Trinidad, my Ma was the master at turning leftovers into new dishes.  Leftover ground beef from last night’s spaghetti dinner would be turned into tonight’s ground beef croquettes.  Eaten with homemade coconut bake or as a side to the many rice dishes she prepared, a quick mash of potatoes and leftovers like codfish stew…

Brunch At Home: Grits

By now you know that I LOVE brunch at home.  Think I did two or three post on the great dishes and successful experiments that came out of me having brunch in my own dining room amongst my cool friends.  This post is nothing short of deliciousness like past features.  Like you, I mostly work…