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Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Christmas Sorrel

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Christmas Sorrel
Published on Dec 07 2017 // Caribbean, Food
By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Dec. 8, 2017: Thanksgiving is over and the leftovers are all eaten up! Now it’s time to prepare for the Christmas parties and Christmas Day Feastings! What shall we prepare? Well we need to start with the sorrel and the Ginger beer beverages....

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Jamaican Hard Dough Bread Stuffing

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Jamaican Hard Dough Bread Stuffing
Published on Nov 21 2017 // Caribbean, Food
By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY,Weds. Nov. 22, 2017: It’s the week of Thanksgiving and it’s time to plan the thanksgiving meal for Thursday, if you haven’t already. The following menu will be served at my Thanksgiving Dinner. Soup Fish tea Salad Watercress, raisin and apple...

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Coconut Pumpkin Rice

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Coconut Pumpkin Rice
Published on Nov 16 2017 // Caribbean, Food
By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 17, 2017: As we approach the holidays and as the temperature falls we try to find foods that are seasonal and are comfort foods. One of my favorite comfort foods is Coconut Pumpkin Rice. Here is my recipe. INGREDIENTS 1 lb white rice 3/4lb  dry...

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Fish Tea

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Fish Tea
Published on Nov 02 2017 // Cuba, Food
By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 3, 2017: One of the most unique teas in the world is found in Jamaica’s Cuisine. This tea is not made from any kind of vegetation or spice but from freshly caught sprat fish. The beverage that is made from freshly caught sprat fish is called...

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Green Banana Salad

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Green Banana Salad
Published on Oct 26 2017 // Caribbean, Food
By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 27, 2017: As we approach the end of October, our minds turn to November and the festive feasting seasons. In November we will celebrate Thanksgiving and for Thanksgiving, us chefs and cooks in the Caribbean Diaspora are always looking for ways...

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Curry Fish Head

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Curry Fish Head
Published on Oct 19 2017 // Caribbean, Food
By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 20, 2017: The eating of fish and other sea foods are commonplace in the Caribbean and its Diaspora. A natural expectation as the region is situated in the Caribbean Sea.  One of the favorite dishes to cook in the Caribbean apart from escoveitched...

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Stewed Turkey Wings

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Stewed Turkey Wings
Published on Oct 12 2017 // Caribbean, Food
By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 13, 2017: One of my go to recipes for Sunday dinner or midweek dinner is stewed turkey wings. I like it because it’s easy to cook and goes well with ground provisions, pasta or rice and peas. Below is my recipe for Stewed Turkey Wings. It...

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Oven Roasted Jerk Pork Leg

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Oven Roasted Jerk Pork Leg
Published on Oct 06 2017 // Caribbean, Food
By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 6, 2017: Recently I was asked to do jerk pork for some of my friends at work . I bought a pork leg and prepared the pork with the necessary seasonings and allowed it marinate for one week in the refrigerator  and the freezer. When I was ready...

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Cook-Up Saltfish

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Cook-Up Saltfish
Published on Sep 28 2017 // Caribbean, Food
By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 29, 2017: Today,  several countries  in the Caribbean region are still not able to get their lives back to normal since Hurricanes Irma and Maria destroyed them. The people living in Dominica, Cuba, the USVI and Puerto Rico, St. Martin, St....

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Canned Corn-Beef And Flour Dumplings

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Canned Corn-Beef And Flour Dumplings
Published on Sep 21 2017 // Food
By Minna LaFortune News  Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 22, 2017: It been a rough few weeks for the Caribbean and it’s Diaspora ! The devastation of hurricanes  Harvey in Texas and Irma and Maria in Caribbean have hit close to home, destroying  lives and property. Individually and collectively...