Cuisine

Sarin’s Thai: Stir-fried Clams and Basil

  1½ tablespoons peanut oil 3 tablespoons coarsely chopped garlic 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh shallots 3 large fresh red or green Thai chilies, seeded and sliced 2½ lb  shelled or steamed clams (picture uses prepared clams) 2 tablespoons fish sauce or light soy sauce handful fresh basil…

Caribbean Kitchen with Julies

Snapper Boiled Fish – Julies Style No exact recipe here.  This is for those that have spices in their soul.    According to Julies: 1 teaspoon Olive  Add to pan: Dice red, yellow, orange, green pepper… your, onion, garlic, I also added celery tomatoes and bok choy and sautéed…

Mi Casa, Su Casa: Charlotte’s Paella

 Charlotte’s Paella   Every accomplished cook knows the most essential ingredient in any dish is love. It was with love,a sense of legacy, and admiration that I prepared authentic Spanish Paella for the first time this spring. My close sister/friend Charlotte was an exceptional gourmet cook. She introduced…

Sarin’s Thai: Seafood Salad

She’s baaack!!!  After spending time in the country with family during COVID quarantine, Sarin and her daughter, Garnet, are back on the scene.  This is what she prepared for us:   Thai Seafood Salad Ingredients 8-9 Shrimp 7 oz. Squid 2 stalks Lemongrass 1/2 Brown or Yellow Onion…

Mango Sevaiyan

It is customary to serve a smorgasbord of flavourful delicacies during South-Asian festivals. And this one is a sure hit! The sweet aroma, richness of dry fruits, angel hair texture that rests in the lap of a milk and cream… is said to have descended from the Persian…

Caribbean Kitchen: Bullfoot Soup!

Caribbean fare is hearty, colorful, spicy, and delicious.  Julies Gibs has been cooking daily during this quarantine, and every dish she posts makes viewers salivate.  While most of her dishes may be sampled by tourists that invade Caribbean restaurants on St. Maarten, where Gibs resides, this dish is…

From My Kitchen: Mushroom & Mutter

Mushroom & Mutter subji (vegetable) is very healthy and delicious vegetable curry to have with rice or chapatti. It is simple and easy to make. This serving is for two people. Double the quantity for four or leftovers. Weekly, fortnightly planners may also choose to freeze this dish…

Creatively Inspired: Zac Watson

Zac Watson is 14 years old in the 9th grade.  His main interests are music (jazz and classical), cooking, skating, working out, freestyle biking, and hanging with his girlfriend. Beginning at age 12, .Zac taught himself how to play piano, which then branched off into music theory and then…

The Ultimate Katerer: Dayna Latrice at Mom’s

  The Ultimate Katerer’s Lambchops I have had the opportunity to devour! Dinner and Pajama Night w/the Diva. Who chills in the house watching movies all day w/ lipstick and earrings? – Dayna Latrice Dinner:   King Crab Leg, Garlic Shrimp, Steamed Lobster Tail, Crispy Roasted Bacon Brussels…

Sweet Corn Soup

All year-round, we all want healthy hot soup before dinner. Here’s an easy Chinese – Indian style for you… “One whiff of savory aromatic soup and appetites come to attention.  The steaming fragrance of a tempting soup is a prelude to the goodness to come.  An inspired soup…