JOHNNY CAKE

INGREDIENTS 2 cups sifted flour 2 tbs butter 1 tsp salt 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 cup milk 1-2 tbs sugar Oil for frying DIRECTIONS Sift together dry ingredients.  Add butter and work in with fingers.  Add liquid gradually until a soft, pliable dough forms that won’t stick to the […]

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FUDGE

1 cup brown sugar 1 tin condensed milk ¼ lb. (½ cup) butter Grease baking pan and set aside.  Melt butter in pan.  Once melted, add remaining ingredients  stir continuously until thick and pulls away from sides of pan.  Drop a tsp of fudge to water to test if it is ready. […]

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Sorrel

Ingredients: 8 oz dried sorrel 3 large slices of fresh ginger 2 cinnamon sticks 1 tbs whole cloves 1 piece dried orange peel 1-2 cups sugar 10 cups water (2 additional cups on hand) Directions: Put all ingredients into a large non-corrosive saucepan. Cover and bring to a boil. Boil […]

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Curry Shrimp & Brown Rice

Tonight was one night that I really didn’t feel like cooking. My husband wanted shrimp and I wanted anything quick with what we had at home. So Curry Shrimp and Rice was the meal for the night. 3 Potatoes 5 Carrots 3 Tbs. Butter 1 sm Onion 1/2 Green Bell […]

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STEW TAMARIND

INGREDIENTS Tamarind Brown Sugar Cinnamon Vanilla Extract (optional) DIRECTIONS Shell and devein tamarind. Soak in water for a couple hours. Throw off water. Put tamarind in pot with fresh water to just cover Tamarind. Bring to boil and simmer for 30 minutes. Throw off most of the water to make […]

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SOUSE

    INGREDIENTS 3 lbs Pork Pieces (Feet, Tail, Ears, Snout, pork loin) 2 Celery Stalks 1 Onion 3 Bay Leaves 2 Fresh Parsley Sprigs 2 Thyme Sprigs 3 Limes 1 Scotch Bonnet Salt & Black Pepper to taste DIRECTIONS Clean pork thoroughly. Add meat to a stock pot and […]

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CRUCIAN SOUSE

    INGREDIENTS 1 Pig’s Head 1 Pig’s Tail 2 Stalks Celery 2 Spigs Parsley 4 Pig’s Feet 1 Medium Onion 3 Limes 1 Hot Pepper, sliced Salt   DIRECTIONS Ask butcher to chop head into 4 pieces and remove eyes.  Wash and clean head, feet and tail.  Cover meat […]

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BOIL FISH

    INGREDIENTS 4 – 5 lbs of Fish 1 large onion 1 tomato 1 tbs butter 2 sprigs thyme 2 cloves garlic juice of 1 – 2 lemons 2 cups water Salt & Pepper to taste DIRECTIONS: Clean fish with vinegar. Season fish with salt & pepper to taste. […]

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WHELKS & RICE

    INGREDIENTS: 2 dozen whelks ½ pound of rice 2 cups of water 2 tablespoons of butter 6 cups of cooking ham, cubed 1 medium sweet pepper, chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 1 clove garlic, chopped 4 oz of tomato sauce sprig thyme DIRECTIONS:   Boil whelks slightly. Remove from […]

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STUFFED EGGPLANT

    INGREDIENTS 1 Eggplant ½ c cooked rice ¾ c cooked meat or fish (options: tofu, cauliflower or chunks) 2 tbs butter 1 chopped tomato ½ chopped onion ½ bell pepper 1 tsp thyme 1 tsp oregano 2 tbs water Salt and pepper 3/4 c bread crumbs 1/4 c […]

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DUCANA

    INGREDIENTS 2 cups shredded coconut 2 cups finely grated sweet potatoes 1 1/2 cups water 1 cup sugar (or to taste) 1 tsp cinnamon 1 tsp ground nutmeg 1 1/2 cups flour DIRECTIONS Combine all ingredients. Adjust seasonings to your desired taste. Traditionally, Ducana is wrapped in banana […]

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COCONUT SUGAR CAKE

    INGREDIENTS 2 c Sugar ½ c water 1 ¼ c shredded coconut ½ tsp vanilla essence DIRECTIONS Mix first three ingredients together in a pot. Cook slowly while stirring constantly to avoid sticking, until mixture forms a soft ball. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla essence well. […]

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SALTFISH FRITTERS

    INGREDIENTS: ½ lb saltfish 2 c flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp salt ½ tsp thyme 1 tbs minced onions 1 clove minced garlic ¼ tsp pepper 2 c water Oil DIRECTIONS: Soak salt fish for several hours to remove most of the salt. Pick saltfish apart […]

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FISH SOUP

    INGREDIENTS 3 lb fish (cleaned) 1 t black pepper 2 t salt 2 T recaito 2 T oil 1 lg diced onion 1 sm diced green bell pepper 1/2 sm diced red bell pepper 1 diced celery stalk 3 sprigs fresh thyme 3 minced garlic cloves 1 diced […]

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