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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...

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Haitian Codfish Patty

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Haitian Codfish Patty
Published on Aug 03 2017 // Caribbean, Food, Haiti
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

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Rice Pelau
Published on Jul 27 2017 // Caribbean, Food
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

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Hambuger Caribbean Style
Published on Jul 20 2017 // Caribbean, Food
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

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Mango Chow
Published on Jul 13 2017 // Caribbean, Food
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

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – BBQ Goat
Published on Jul 06 2017 // Caribbean, Food
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...