Tobago Curry Crab and Dumpling

The official national dish of Tobago. This is a flavorful crab dish cooked down in a curry sauce with coconut milk. I can't believe I didn't have this recipe up and posted before. I am the Tobago girl, so I should definitely have had the fore-running Tobago dish recipe up already. Curry crab and dumpling is the must-have dish you need to get if you ever get to Tobago. It's a bowl of delicious blue crab cooked down in a flavorful curry sauce. Then we pair it with some dumplings of any kinda and/or provision.

Cassava (Yuca) Salad with Carrots

A delicious and easy side recipe using one of the Caribbean's favorite ground provision, cassava (yuca). Quick and easy side option with many health benefits. As Caribbean people, and Africans, we depend heavily on ground provisions as a staple in most of our meals. We use it a lot!! From cassava to dasheen to sweet potatoes, eddoes tannia. We, Caribbean people, also sometimes include green banana, breadfruit, and plantain into this category. Ground provision is considered the "Food of Champions" and is said to contribute to strong, healthy individuals. This cassava salad is healthy, but for me, first and foremost it is delicious.
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Coconut Bake Biscuits

A combination of coconut bake and cheese biscuits, this makes the perfect breakfast sandwich or afternoon snack. This is an easy and fool proof recipe. Back in the kitchen, I am, kinda. I've actually been killing my Instant Pot and my sister's air fryer the last few weeks. Quick and easy meals since time seems to want to wait on no one. But then I felt for a good Caribbean breakfast one day and wanted some roast bake. Then I remembered I had a recipe for a reformed coconut bake.
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Instant Pot Saltfish and Rice Cook-up

A quick "cook up" of saltfish and rice. A perfect dinner option and really quick using your Instant Pot. I'm here with another Instant Pot dinner option. This gadget is saving my life and I'm having everyone around me jump in the craze too. I was able to make this delicious lunch in no time. Seasoned up rice with some coconut milk, and saltfish with okra. Sooo yummy. And it was ready in less than 30 minutes. A delicious cook-up rice
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Instant Pot Pelau Recipe

A fool-proof recipe for making this delicious Trinidadian specialty of rice and peas and chicken in the instant pot. This pelau recipe will have you eating in record time.
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Pumpkin Ponche De Crème

An updated version of the classic Caribbean Christmas drink, ponche de creme. This time flavored with pumpkin. A great creamy, delicious option The season is here. Well not fully, but it's coming. I know a lot of people are gearing up for Thanksgiving at this time. But coming from the West Indies where it's not celebrated, I really don't put THAT much emphasis into it as I do with Christmas. And for me Christmas means black cake, ponche de creme and ginger beer. So I'm sharing with you this pumpkin version of this popular drink. And this one is a ponche de creme without eggs recipe. Please note though. Normally, my Christmas emphasis is really just on what we going to eat for dinner. For a long time, before I had my son, the hullabaloo that is Christmas prep annoyed me. You see, in the Caribbean, Christmas time is HUGE. Traditions are a huge part of our culture, so we do a lot of things, some of them, in my opinion, was a waste of time. As a result, I
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Saltfish Buljol Pizza With Coconut Flour

A play on the best Caribbean breakfast combo of saltfish buljol and coconut bake. This pizza had all the delicious saltfish flavor mingled with the familiar flavors of everyone's favorite guilty pleasure: pizza! Another month of Callaloo Box. For September they paid homage to one of the most loved condiments in the Caribbean, the coconut. The coconut is the heart of not just Caribbean cuisine but also of Caribbean culture. I mean, have you not seen a million pics with people posing somewhere in the islands with a fresh 'nut about to drink some coconut water?. Coconut trees line the beach fronts. Swaying while standing tall on the sands. Varying in color from the green to the yellow. Even seeing some of what we call the "Chinese" coconut, with its hue of orange.
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