Course: Main Dish

Jamaican Curry Noodles

I was fascinated with the flavor of my Jamaican Curry Powder, and after playing with it all morning, I was hungry. So I came up with this fast noodle dish to use some of the new curry powder mixture. This is a good clean out your fridge recipe, as...

Vegan Sancocho, My Way

I promised that I would supply vegetarian alternatives to many of the meat based recipes that I post for the Caribbean. Vegan Sancocho, My Way, is probably going to make some people upset because of the “no meat” thing, but it is so good! I wanted to give this...

Vegan Sausages

This sausage is a great way to add some spice to your menu. You can use these in soups, you can grill them, or just lightly brown them in skillet and serve with some beans and rice. See below to make a Chorizo flavored sausage. As always, make these...

Mexican Seitan

My Mexican Seitan is very versitile. It keeps well in the fridge for a week or you can freeze it in portions to use whenever you need a protein for a recipe. It’s also extremely easy to make, and even easier if you have an Instant Pot or other...

Dominican Sancocho

Dominican Sancocho is a dish usually saved for special occasions, but it is so good, it’ll make a great winter meal on any cold day. I  have streamlined some of the steps and ingredients for what is available in the U.S. Authentically, this is made with 7 types of...

Curry Garlic Chicken with Yogurt Sauce

This is a make ahead dish. You can prep the chicken and have it marinating the day before. I would wait until at least the morning of the barbecue to make the sauce though. Depending on what you add to it, it can get watery if it sits too...

Simply Chana Masala

Chana Masala is a basic recipe for chick peas. This is the most popular and easy recipe for Indian food. If you are new to starting to cook Indian dishes, this is a good place to start. This uses a ready made Chana Masala Spice Mix which gives you...

Awesome Vegetable Vindaloo

I put this recipe together by reading a whole lot of recipes and finding out exactly what Vindaloo is supposed to taste like. I know this is not exactly authentic, but it was so good! I made 2 servings because there are just two of us, but this was spot...

Fusion Adobo, Chicken and Pork

I called this Fusion Adobo because it is actually a mix of Spanish and Caribbean. Sometimes you just gotta mix it up! These two recipes share many of the same ingredients, yet yield such different results! This chicken recipe is pretty light in both flavor and color, but it’s...

Homemade Thai Green Curry Paste

This recipe is a wonderful balance of salty, spicy, sweet and sour with a bitter after note from the fresh basil garnish at the end. Some ingredients are a bit exotic and maybe not familiar to you at all. Those include Fish Sauce, Shrimp Paste, Lemon Grass and Galangal....