Breakfast

Delicious breakfasts.

Pear and Ginger Smoothie

Pear and Ginger Smoothie

What do you do with an abundance of pears from your tree? Make a smoothie! Perfect for breakfast, snacks or even a healthy dessert and it’s so easy the kids can help make it. This delicious Pear Ginger Smoothie is packed with healthy protein, fiber […]

Twelve Tips for Making Roti-Caribbean Style Food

Twelve Tips for Making Roti-Caribbean Style Food

Do You want to make Roti that turns out right every time? Caribbean or Guyanese food can be complex, time consuming or strenuous to make if you are a newbie. It can take years of practice and acquired intuition to get a dish perfect on […]

Guyanese Bakes

Guyanese Bakes

These breads are deep-fried and are not greasy when properly cooked. Served with eggs at breakfast or eggplant (baigan choka) or pumpkin or Dhal.  Bake and eggs are some of my kids favorite breakfast. It confuses friends who think they’re being served bacon and eggs. […]

Good Morning With Roti and Dhal

Good Morning With Roti and Dhal

This traditional Guyanese flatbread is a staple of a top-of the line Guyanese meal, and probably the most important single dish after rice for a Guyanese cook to learn. For Indian cooking, you can find flatbreads in many shapes and sizes- na’an being the most […]

Bakes and Eggs-A Guyanese Breakfast

Bakes and Eggs-A Guyanese Breakfast

These fried breads are not greasy when properly cooked. Serve with scrambled eggs at breakfast or with Baigan choka, pumpkin (butternut squash) or dhal. My kids say their favorite breakfast is bake and eggs. Say that really fast and you can see how it confuses […]

Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash-Guyanese style Pumpkin

Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash-Guyanese style Pumpkin

The pumpkin of Guyana is not the same as the American pumpkins you find at the grocery stores in the United States. If you are lucky to live near a Caribbean or Guyanese market you can use those in the recipe. however, since I live […]

Aloo Roti

Aloo Roti

This Indian flatbread with spicy potato stuffing is eaten as a snack or a meal. Serve with a chutney or a condiment

A Caribbean Breakfast-Fried Yellow Plantains

Plantains for breakfast? Oh yes! Make fried ripe plantains like they do in the Caribbean and eat it for breakfast. This is an easy, quick recipe for a delicious start to your day. For the video instructions, check here. Growing up, my grandmother would make fried […]