Burger Badassness

What kind of burgers do you like?  In passing, this was the question I asked a selective few of my colleagues at the job last week.  Most don’t know my first love–cooking, started in my mother’s kitchen and not in accounting class in Champ Fleurs, Trinidad.  I’m okay with them thinking of me as the…

Sweet Plantain Pancakes

From your view it must look like all I cook is breakfast and brunch food.  Cheddar, Strawberry Crème Fraiche Biscuits; how I use my ‘one cup’ rule to make just enough Fry Bakes for my single life cooking; Shakshuka for hosting brunch at home for friends and Lavender Maple Syrup for simple French Toast.  If…

Trini-Mex!

What better occasion than Cinco de Mayo to have a delicious overlapping of cultures with these Curry Goat Tacos to serve to friends.  Two years ago while still figuring out if blogging was a direction I should go, I wrote a ‘Taco Night’ post on Tumblr.  Three short paragraphs barely painting a picture of how…

The Rule of Three – Mango Margaritas

I don’t drink margaritas often but on the annual occasion I do, I enjoy making a no-fuss cocktail at home.  Originally I set out to make mango basil margaritas for my friends to celebrate this year’s Cinco de Mayo.  Though not an ingredient traditionally used to make this happy-hour must drink, Mexicans use cinnamon to…