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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 & […]

Passionate Hurricane – An Easy Tropical Cocktail Recipe

passionate

This cocktail serves up passion fruit juice with some lime and rum.  It is the perfect Caribbean cocktail!  As usual, it is that time of year again when the passion fruit are falling off the vine so fast that I am struggling to find new and exciting ways to use it.  I learned last year […]

Ham Frittata with a Kick

ham frittata

Yum Frittatas are so easy to make and are great for breakfast, brunch or even dinner. This ham frittata recipe will blow you away!  You can basically throw just about anything in there and it is a really good way to use up extra ingredients you have in the fridge… I used Caribbean Trading’s Habanero […]

Mom’s Rumtastic Cocktail: A cocktail Recipe perfect for Mother’s Day

caribbean trading cocktail

Yum This cocktail is an alternative play on a cosmopolitan. It is light and refreshing and perfect as part of a Mother’s Day brunch or barbecue. The below recipe is for one cocktail, but this would make for a great punch and adding a little champagne or some sprite will give it a nice punch […]

Spicy Roasted Sweet Potatoes

roasted sweet potatoes

Yum This roasted sweet potatoes recipe is an excellent side dish! Sweet potatoes contain lots of great nutrients so it is super healthy. There are many ways to mix this recipe up and the seasonings you use can change the profile a bit. For example, you can add parmesan cheese, and do ½ balsamic vinegar […]

Caribbean Rum Soaked French Toast

rum french toast

Yum Whether for a brunch or a weekend breakfast with friends or family, there is no better item to serve than French toast! This recipe combines very well with our favorite- RUM! This recipe works well with many types or rum- we recommend trying it with Spiced, Vanilla, or Banana – but the sky is […]

Summer Caribbean Three Bean Salad

Yum This bean salad is perfect for sultry Caribbean and Summer days! Super easy to make and healthy. Beans are a great source of protein, complex carbohydrates (the good carbs that give energy to brain and muscles) and dietary fiber.  Also, beans have the “good fat” your body needs and a low glycemic index, meaning […]

El Yunque Parrot: A Rum Cocktail Recipe

el yunque rum cocktail recipe

Rum cocktails are the most popular type of cocktail served on the island. This rum cocktail recipe is a great drink to make to cool down after a long day or serve a small get together of friends. If you want to serve this as a party cocktail, set the glasses out first then make […]

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 […]

Cherry Punch: A Rum Cocktail Recipe

You will enjoy this rum cocktail recipe.  Everyone knows Puerto Rico weather can be hot and humid. This twist on a punch is a great way to cool down when the sun is hot and enjoy Puerto Rican rum. Since it is National Cherry Month what better way to celebrate than Cherry Rum Punch? While […]