Chicken curry!

Top with some green onions and enjoy! Here I used: 3-4 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs Large chopped onion 5-6 tablespoons grated fresh garlic 2 wiri wiri peppers or 1/3-1 habanero Few fresh thyme leaves if you have 2tsp tomato paste Half a diced ripe tomato 3-5 green onions 6 tbsp curry powder 3tbsp garam…

Cauliflower curry!

Here I used : 2 large heads of cauliflower, chopped at about the size and not too small One diced red onion 6 diced green onions 1/2 a ripe tomato, diced 1/8 of a habanero pepper 4 sprigs of thyme taken off the stem Around 2 tablespoons grated fresh garlic (that’s a lot, if you’re…

Lamb chops on the flat top!

Recipe Lamb chops Salt and pepper Garlic powder Ancho chili powder Oils of choice Method Cut lamb chops just beyond the joint to get even chops Season with dry spices Brush on oil in plate then place on flat top I used a black stone at medium high Cool until internal temp to your liking….

Seared Octopus, my first try!

I’ve loved he appetizers in restaurants but have never ventured to make it myself. Let’s see how it goes! If you have time ability to do this outside, do it. The smell is not fantastic. I put another pot on simmer with some vinegar. What I learned.. Boil it outside, it’s stinky. Put it on…

Cilantro chipotle corn tortillas!

I’m the first one to line up at the taco truck, but alas, this quarantine has changed things. So I tried making my own. I was surprised at how easy it was. Recipe 2 cups masa 1.5 cups water 1/4 c chopped fresh cilantro 1 tsp chipotle powder 1 tsp salt 1 tbsp oil

Fish and crispy shishito peppers in the air fryer!

Anyone else tired of doing dishes? I also live in a hot climate and hate heating the house up by using my broiler, so double bonus using the air fryer. This is cod that I cut in half because it wouldn’t fit. I seasoned with onion, garlic, and achote powder. Give it a try! Yum!

Chicken, kale, and whatever you have soup!

It’s social isolation time, and I’m using up the veggies that are looking like they need help! I’ve soaked 1/4 cup of lentils and set them aside after rinsing. Now I gather whatever I think I should cook off so it doesn’t waste. I want to chop what will be in the first step. In…

West Indian sponge cake

I learned this for my dad and granny. It took a few tries, but this is the one they like the most. It is very simple actually. You should use a mixer of either variety. It’s very hard to get it so smooth when doing it by hand. Start with 2 sticks of quality butter…

Dynamite shrimp!

Had a craving for some of the deep fried dynamite shrimp you get at the sushi places. Took a stab at it with what I had at home (so I can continue the self isolation…) I had some raw shrimp and wanted to make a little snack. These are peeled, deveined, dried with a paper…