Sweet Potato Pudding (Pone)

This is a Murasaki sweet potato most comonly know as a sweet potato in the Caribbean. This has a white fleshed and a purple skined groud tuber vegetavle, and is drier than it’s orange counterpart. When we say sweet potato in the Caribbean, this is what we mean. Bigger islands refer to this recipe asContinue reading “Sweet Potato Pudding (Pone)”

Deviled Eggs 🥚

I’ve made 100s of these with my mom for Weddings when she did a catering side- hustle. They’re a great low carbohydrate snack/meal and a good way to use eggs that aren’t fresh enough to poach. These are common finger food for receptions and parties. If I’m on a low carb diet and I seeContinue reading “Deviled Eggs 🥚”

Caribbean Butter Flaps or Coco Bread

This bread is popular Caribbean-wide, Jamaicans call it coco bread because sometimes it’s made with coconut milk and grated coconut. You can replace coconut milk with any other milk to make this bread and just call it a butter flap. This bread was a scarce treat as my mom and aunts don’t like butter. IContinue reading “Caribbean Butter Flaps or Coco Bread”

Salted Codfish (Bacalao) and Bakes (Floats, Jonny cakes)

Salted cod fish is a favorite in the Caribbean. In restaurants and bars and snackets you can find bakes stuffed with either codfish or corned beef. The Fish has been preserved in salt and most times doesn’t even need to be refrigerated. It’s so salty that it needs to be boiled several times to removedContinue reading “Salted Codfish (Bacalao) and Bakes (Floats, Jonny cakes)”