Trinidad Chinese cuisine is a popular style of food resulting from a fusion of Chinese and West Indian cuisines. Trinidad food itself is a mixture of African, British, Indian, Spanish, French and Portuguese cooking style. Wondering why there is such diverse mixture of cooking styles in Trinidad? Well in 1834, the black British slaves working in the Caribbean colonies were freed. That eventually created a labor vacuum that was filled by indentured laborers from India and Africa. A sizable portion… Read more »

Oh goodness it has been more than a month since I have last posted any recipes. It has been crazy to say the least. My dad passed away earlier this month and between the funeral and everything else that was going on, I was barely home to cook normal food for myself, further more for trying to cook for the blog. During that time I am pretty sure we were eating fast food everyday! There was 1 point where we… Read more »

Every now and again I surprise myself with some dish or the other. Like remember when I was on that kick of eating fish for a whole month? I thought it was the best fish ever. Well I am seriously fished out as I made that same fish again today and you know what? It just did not taste like out of this world like I though it did. Granted I used seasoning that was in the fridge and not… Read more »

Did everyone see that cute video of the Raccoon climbing a skyscraper? He climbed to the top of a building, took a nap and then climbed some more to the roof, where he was finally caught unharmed and safe. Unlike that raccoon who seemed to have a lot of zeal and energy, there are some days when I get home from work that I do want a good, home cooked, healthy meal. Not asking for too much right? However, I… Read more »

After that amazing Asado Paraguay I did last week, I needed a change. While that Asado was meat-ah-licious…my tummy badly needed a change from all that meat. I wanted something light, quick, fresh and I needed to have the ingredients in my fridge! This broccoli salad was on point! I know not everyone like broccoli, including myself. I won’t eat it in chinese food, even though every time I go to the Skyway chinese restaurant at work, that old lady… Read more »