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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. […]

The Caribbean Kitchen and Garden in America

The Caribbean Kitchen and Garden in America

Wiri Wiri Pepper Long beans, Cassava, Mangoes, Jackfruit, Cookrit, Awara, Jamoon, Sapodilla, Downs Rum Swizzle, Mauby, Sorrel, Black Cake How do three generations of a family’s Guyanese gardening and food traditions take root in America? ala Ajee’s House and Gardens, whose parents and grandparents grew […]

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 […]