Tag Archives: Olive oil

A Step out of the Oridinary: Mango Sauce


Delicious I have to say mangoes are one of my favorite fruits and for that reason I decided to cook with a few. I realized after preparing the meal that I could have added red bell peppers for color, but … Continue reading

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A Step out of the Oridinary: Chinese-Jamaican


Crossing Cultures As a returning resident, I wanted to try a little something different from the traditional Jamaican cuisine. I must say, not just me, but I believe a lot of Jamaicans’ palettes are changing. They achingly desire foods that … Continue reading

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Rasta Girl Delight: Number Two


Fried Plantains I fried two ripe plantains in olive oil today. I could have baked the plantains instead, but I love them fried, because the sugars in the plantains caramelize and the result…sweet and gooey. Plantains play a big role in our … Continue reading

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Home Away from Home: Cooking with a Twist


As a cultured woman, I love to eat my homeland food even when I’m abroad…but the thing is my palette doesn’t necessarily want the same old boring taste. So my husband, Jeff, and I love to do what we call … Continue reading

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Organic Gungo Pea Hummus with Scotch Bonnet Paste


Organic Gungo Pea Hummus Ingredients: 2 Cups gungo peas 5 Garlic cloves 1 Large scallion 8-10 Pimento berries 2 Pinches of salt 2 Pinches all-purpose seasoning 2 Tablespoons olive oil ¼ Cup water from cooked peas    Preparation: Add water, peas, … Continue reading

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