“Get a knife” said no Virgin Islander ever – never, ever, ever when that itch hits to eat a mango! You have what God gave you – two hands and teeth! If you aren’t making mango salsa, throw out that vegetable peeler and knife and watch this funny educational video […]
This recipe substitutes local VI land crabs with already prepared crabs. If you are familiar with purging crabs and have access to local crabs, use 5-7 whole crabs instead. You’ll find that this is a very easy and quick dish to prepare. 1 large onion, chopped 2 medium bell pepper […]
Dinner is served…and oh boy was it good!!! If your intention is to have a quick dinner with no attention to utter deliciousness of your meal, then this place is definitely not for you. If you have all night to enjoy an evening with your dinner company and want a […]
Sometimes you just have to give in to the calories and have a nice large cold Fraco! The perfect hot weather treat. What exactly is a Fraco? It’s the island version of a Snow Cone…but so much better IMO. As a little child, it was one of the treats […]
Well it’s Super Bowl Sunday 2017. I woke up to “Mommy, why are you still sleeping? I want some guacamole.” So with a hard cut eye and long “schuuuupppppsss”, we headed to the kitchen to make our game day favorites. While pulling out the avocados, I saw that we had […]
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Some spell it Calalloo and some Kalaloo…for me it’s yummmm!!
This “pie” like dessert is a staple for Holidays! Some popular fillings are Pineapple, Coconut and Guava. TART PASTRY 4 cups – sifted all purpose flour 1 cup – sugar 4 tsp – baking powder 1/2 tsp – salt 1 1/2 tsp – vanilla essence 1 1/2 tsp – almond […]
I have been searching for this one and finally found it this weekend among some old family pictures. Every Sunday morning when I was little, we would make this for Sunday dinner. Aside from Garbanzo Bean Soup, it is the one thing that I always remembered. INGREDIENTS 1 cup butter […]
This is a simple traditional all-purpose seasoning that can be used to season meats, add taste to sauces, etc. INGREDIENTS 1 TBS Salt 1 TBS Ground Coriander 1 TBS Garlic Powder 1 TBS Ground Cumin 1 TSP Ground Thyme 1 TSP Ground Oregano 1 TBS Paprika 1 TSP Ground […]
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 […]