Chocolate Peanut Punch

Blogging Marathon #33 Theme: Chocolate Peanut Punch is a very popular drink in the Caribbean, a sweetened punch made with peanuts. While here in America, the most popular sweetened milk based drink for kids is Chocolate Milk, Peanut Punch is on the shelves in the...
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Fruit Kebab

As I said yesterday, kebabs are different things in different countries. Here, where I live in NY, kebab can mean anything on a stick and are a popular summer barbecue item.  Even fruit kebabs have become popular.  Of all the grilled fruits, my favorite is...
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Sri Lankan Turmeric Rice – Kaha Bath

In December, I presented a Parsee rice dish for the Cookbook Cooking Challenge. This week it's another interesting rice dish - this time inspiration came from Sri Lanka. This is from a cookbook, Rice & Curry by S.H. Fernando Jr. The author is an American of Sri...
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Mexican Goat Stew

Curry Goat is a common food item in Caribbean households. Living in a neighborhood with a Caribbean population, goat meat is standard fare at my local supermarket. I usually make the standard curry but after bringing some home recently, I decided I wanted to do...
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Apple Date Chutney

This kind of sweet and sour chutney is the most popularized type in the west. Mango chutney, which is usually everybody's favorite is made in the same way - the fruit cooked with vinegar, sugar, spices and a little water. Kashmir, a state in northern India,  has a...
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Homemade Knish

Blogging Marathon #36 Theme: Kid's Delight - Oven Baked Snacks As I've mentioned before, New York street food has evolved a lot in the last 20 years. Before there was a Halal cart on every corner, hot dog stands were the staple street food vendors that sold hot dogs,...
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Pumpkin Pork Chops

Why do so many people love Thai food? Because it's got a little bit of everything - a little salty, a little sweet, a little spicy, a little pungent, etc. so why don't we adapt these multi layered flavors to other cuisines. Why must Thai's be the only one to enjoy...
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Panzanella Salad

Panzanella is a traditional salad from the Tuscany region of Italy. Legend has it that it was originally created as an inventive way to use leftover bread. In fact, many recipes will often call for stale bread. You don't want soft fresh bread, otherwise it will get...
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Sourdough Potato Bread

I have recently hopped onto the sourdough train and love baking all my breads sourdough now and even instant foods like pancakes and waffles. If you missed my post about my sourdough journey and how I created my starter, do check out my post here. I am now feeding...
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Caribbean Curry Chicken

Caribbean curry powder has a completely different taste than Indian curry powder.  Caribbean curry powder usually has a higher concentration of sweet spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, clove and cardamom, with a strong cumin flavor. The two most popular brands of...
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