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Orange and Strawberry Trifle

strawberry trifle

Cake: 1 Tbsp. butter 4 eggs 1 cup sugar 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 Tbsp. baking powder 3/4 cup CTC Blood Orange Olive Oil 1/3 cup milk 1/3 cup orange juice 1 tsp. vanilla extract Zest of one orange Instructions: Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Butter a Sheet Pan and set aside. Beat eggs & […]

Captain Tim’s Pasta and Seafood Salad Caribbean Recipe

caribbean recipe

Yum Serves 4 to 6 people. This delicious Caribbean inspired cold pasta and seafood salad recipe is great to take to all your summer barbeques. It will sure impress all your friends and family, and give a Caribbean kick to your typical menu. Ingredients: 1½ tbsp. lemon juice 1 tbsp. olive oil 2 c. elbow […]

Scotch Bonnet Hot Pepper Sauce Oven-Barbecued Leg of Pork

scotch bonnet pork

Yum Pork is a popular meat in the Caribbean, especially in Puerto Rico. This recipe normally calls for fresh Scotch Bonnet peppers, but to make it convenient and quick we will substitute a hot pepper sauce. Puerto Rican style pork is not usually prepared with lots of hot peppers, however a little bit of heat […]

Spices and Seasonings to complete your Caribbean Meal

caribbean seasonings

The Caribbean cuisine is full of bold flavors and lots of diversity, but there are several seasonings and spices that are critical to have in your kitchen if you are planning a Caribbean meal… Nutmeg Grown in the Caribbean, particularly in Grenada, Nutmeg is a pantry staple that is used for beverages such as rum […]

Jerk Chicken and Avocado Salad: A Quick and Easy Caribbean Recipe

jerk chciken salad

Yum We are in full avocado season down here in the Caribbean and are always looking for great new recipes to serve it up.  After all, there is only so much guacamole one can eat! If you love the spiciness of jerk seasoning and can’t get enough fresh avocado, you will really like this recipe. […]

Caribbean Potato Salad: Quick and Easy Caribbean Food Recipes

Caribbean Potato Salad

Yum This recipe is excellent for a weekend family gathering.  Filled with tropical flavors and super easy to make, this is a favorite at our summer barbecues!   1 1b. Sweet Potato, unpeeled and diced 1/4lb. Plantain, diced 1/4lb. Mangoes, diced 2 ripe tomotos, seeded and diced 1 red onion, diced 1 red pepper 1 […]

Limbers: A Puerto Rican Food Recipe

Yum   As the weather warms up and you are looking for a cold treat to cool you off in those hot summer days, consider Limbers for a healthy snack or dessert.  Limbers are a Puerto Rican food recipe that will be sure to delight children and adults alike. What is a Limber? A limber […]

Sofrito: A Puerto Rican Food Tradition

Yum Sofrito could almost be termed the nectar of the Gods, it is so delicious.  Sofrito is the seasoning base used in almost all Puerto Rican food.  This can be store-bought, and can be found in larger cities or ethnic shops.  However, there is really nothing to companre to homemade Sofrito. Growing up, my mom […]

Mango Martini: A Rum Drinks Recipe

It’s Mango season again!  The mangoes are growing bigger on the trees and it looks like it will be a plentiful harvest again this year.  That being the case, we are always on the lookout for a new way to use up this abundance of fruit.  And this year- I’ve decided to mix it up […]

Caribbean Curried Baked Beans: Quick and Easy Caribbean Food Recipe

baked beans

Baked Beans is an all-time favorite American dish and with this recipe, you can give a Caribbean twist to it with this quick and easy Caribbean food recipe.  The sweetness of the apples paired with the zest of the curry makes for an excellent dish. To add a little kick, considering adding in (or serving […]