Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Soft Jerk King Fish Fillet Taco

Published on Aug 17 2017 // Caribbean, Food
Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Soft Jerk King Fish Fillet Taco
By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 18, 2017: Soft or hard-shell tacos are Mexican in origin but  I see them as the  “canvas” fit for a Caribbean twist. For example, they are great for breakfast, snacks , lunch or supper, filled with Ackee and codfish, or codfish salad...

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Sour Sop Juice

Published on Aug 10 2017 // Caribbean, Food
Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Sour Sop Juice
Sour Sop Juice By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 11, 2017: I grew up drinking a lot of fruit and vegetable juices. Mango juice, pineapple juice, sour sop juice orange juice, tamarind juice, carrot juice, cucumber  and  beet juice. These juices were often served with Sunday...

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Haitian Codfish Patty

Published on Aug 03 2017 // Caribbean, Food, Haiti
Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Haitian Codfish Patty
By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 4, 2017: I love Jamaican Patties, I grew up eating them and they are my go to snack here in the USA. I also love Haitian patties. Haitian patties are tasty small cocktail size and are made with beef, chicken, codfish or red herring. Today I will...

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Rice Pelau

Published on Jul 27 2017 // Caribbean, Food
Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Rice Pelau
By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 28, 2017: One pot meals are a favorite in the Caribbean and also within the Caribbean Diaspora. Some of my favorite one pot meals are: seasoned rice, peas soup, pumpkin soup, corn beef and macaroni, rice pelau, oil down, pepper pot and sancoho. Today...

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Hambuger Caribbean Style

Published on Jul 20 2017 // Caribbean, Food
Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Hambuger Caribbean Style
By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 21, 2017: Hamburger is a American fast food and a popular  meal. During the summer it is one of the many food favorites  at the various outdoor BBQ events. The people in the Caribbean Diaspora and the Caribbean region also enjoy this American ...

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Mango Chow

Published on Jul 13 2017 // Caribbean, Food
Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Mango Chow
Mango Chow! By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 14, 2017: It is summer and it’s the mango season. Mango is also my favorite fruit. Mango can be eaten green, almost ripe (or  “turn ” in Jamaican parlance) and ripe. Most time it is eaten ripe.  Mango is also used...

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – BBQ Goat

Published on Jul 06 2017 // Caribbean, Food
Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – BBQ Goat
Goat meat has a unique flavor that is further enhanced by the smoke from the coals when grilled or BBQed. By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 7, 2017: One of my favorite meats to BBQ in the summer is goat meat. Goat meat is a staple in Caribbean cuisine, but it is mostly curried...

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Calaloo And Cod Fish With Green Banana And Flour/ Corn Meal Dumplings

Published on Jun 29 2017 // Caribbean, Food
Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Calaloo And Cod Fish With Green Banana And Flour/ Corn Meal  Dumplings
By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 30, 2017: One of my favorite Caribbean meat less meal is calaloo and cod fish served with green banana and flour/ corn meal  dumplings and paired with avocado . This is also a very easy dish to make and it is rich in vitamins, iron and fiber. The...

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Bake and Saltfish

Published on Jun 23 2017 // Caribbean, Food
Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Bake and Saltfish
By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 23, 2017: One of my favorite Caribbean breakfast dish is Bake and Saltfish. It is a popular dish in Trinidad, Grenada and various other countries in the Caribbean. I love to feast on it at brunches here in the US and at various events. It is tasty...

Caribbean Recipe of The Week – Roasted Corn

Published on Jun 15 2017 // Caribbean, Food
Caribbean Recipe of The Week – Roasted Corn
By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 16, 2017: While it’s not officially summer yet, rising temperatures create opportunities for grilling and BBQ-ing. One of my favorite things to put on the grill in the summer is freshly picked corn on the cob.  I love freshly picked roasted...