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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...

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Gingerbread

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Gingerbread
Published on Sep 14 2017 // Caribbean, Food
By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept.15, 2017: One of my favorite spice is Ginger. I love it for its versatility and its flavor.  In the Caribbean and it’s Diaspora ginger is often used to make a favorite beverage called Ginger beer, and is put in the popular Caribbean drink ...

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Jamaican Pepper Pot Soup

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Jamaican Pepper Pot Soup
Published on Sep 07 2017 // Caribbean, Food, Jamaica
Jamaican Pepper Pot Soup By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 8, 2017: As summer comes to an end and the temperatures fall in my kitchen it’s soup season as we move in to fall and winter. I love all kinds of soups, especially soups found in the Caribbean cuisine. This week...

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Chicken Roti

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Chicken Roti
Published on Aug 24 2017 // Caribbean, Food
By Minna LaFortune News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 25, 2017: Roti is a favorite dish among Caribbean and Caribbean Americans. Roti shops are also very popular in Caribbean communities because Rotis are tasty, and filling. They are practically a complete dish. I love, love Roti! Chicken Roti is...

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

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Soft Jerk King Fish Fillet Taco
Published on Aug 17 2017 // Caribbean, Food
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

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Sour Sop Juice
Published on Aug 10 2017 // Caribbean, Food
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...