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Strawberry Chow (Spicy Pickle Salad) Recipe

Strawberry Chow (Spicy Pickle Salad) Recipe

By Chris De La Rosa Culinary Specialist If you grew up in the Caribbean, especially the southern Caribbean, “Chow” would have been a key part of your childhood experience. It is spicy pickle, loaded with garlic and citrus juice, along ...

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Classic Shrimp Broth (Soup) Recipe

Classic Shrimp Broth (Soup) Recipe

By Chris DE La Rosa Culinary Specialist Here’s another classic recipe with a slightly different take. Traditional broth is usually made with fish, but more so, fish heads (ocean fish). Unlike our thick and heavy Caribbean soups, this broth is ...

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Traditional Caribbean Pineapple Juice

Traditional Caribbean Pineapple Juice

By Chris De La Rosa Culinary Specialist The only thing I looked forward to more, than the amazing food on a Sunday in the Caribbean, is the variety of fruit juices we’d normally be served to wash it all down. ...

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Thanksgiving Turkey With Sweet Apple Stuffing

Thanksgiving Turkey With Sweet Apple Stuffing

By Chef Selwyn Richards Culinary Specialist Ingredients 3/4 cup butter, cubed 1-1/2 cups celery, chopped 3/4 cup onion, chopped 9 cups day old whole wheat bread, cubed 3 cups apples, chopped fine 3/4 cup raisins 1 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 ...

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Pina Colada Ice Cream

Pina Colada Ice Cream

By Chris De La Rosa Culinary Specialist I grew up on classic Caribbean ice creams, which were homemade and usually flavored with many of the fruits that grew at the back of our home in Guaracara in Trinidad and Tobago. ...

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Ultimate Caribbean Coconut French Toast

Ultimate Caribbean Coconut French Toast

By Chris De La Rosa Culinary Specialist Confession! I don’t like ‘sweet’ foods, especially French toast… nor did I grow up seeing this being made in my home as a child in the islands. I was asked — challenged — ...

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Stewed Honey Nut Squash Recipe

Stewed Honey Nut Squash Recipe

By Chris De La Rosa Culinary Specialist Yea, honey nut squash is new to me too. I had never seen nor heard of it until I was at a local market and the name caught my attention. And even when ...

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Fork-Tender, Herb And Wine Braised Oxtails

Fork-Tender, Herb And Wine Braised Oxtails

By Chris De La Rosa Culinary Specialist Is there anything more comforting than fork-tender oxtails, served with a heaping pile of garlic and mashed cassava (yams or potato will work also) on a chilly night, when you’re tired from a ...

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