Minna LaFortune

Minna LaFortune

Delightful codfish fritters make you want more

One of the treasures of Caribbean cuisine is the popular codfish fritters or cod fish balls.

Fill up on sumptuous grilled stuffed roast fish

As the summer months approach, it is time to prepare for barbeques and other outdoor meals.

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Hot Peppered Shrimp

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 9, 2017: It’s the month of June and it is also the month we celebrate Caribbean Heritage Month in the USA.

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Jamaican Fried Sprat

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 19, 2017:  In the days of the cold supper shops in Jamaica, before Tastee Patty, jerk chicken and jerk pork and proper restaurants, fried saltfish, fried dumplings, hard dough bread, fried sprat, and escoveitched fish were the only available snacks to buy while traveling across the island and even in the capital city, Kingston.

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Jamaican Banana Fritters

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 12, 2017: I started learning to cook at about 10 years old. It took many tries and practice to get each dish right. Some of the dishes, I was privileged to practice to make from I was ten years of age were fried eggs, scrambled eggs, chicken soup, seasoned rice, coconut drops, deviled food cake, ginger bread, toe to , potato pudding, cornmeal pudding, plantain tart, and Fried dumplings, boiled dumplings, cod fish fritters and banana fritters .

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week Pernil

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 5, 2017: Most Caribbean nationals love pork. We stew it, roast it, fry it and Jerk it! It is served as a main course or an appetizer. Because pork is considered a white meat, it is often favoured over red meat. The method of cooking though is largely decided by ethnicity. For example, if you are French as in Haitian, the pork meat will be stewed and then fried while if you are Spanish as in Cuban, Puerto Rican or Dominican Republican, the preferred method of cooking pork is roasting.

Caribbean Recipe Of The Week – Stuffed Roast Fish

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 28, 2017: As the summer months  approaches, it is time to prepare for the summer BBQs and outdoor meals. As a meat and sea food lover I will prepare the usual fare of chicken, turkey, pork, sausages, burgers, steak and various sea foods, such as grill shrimp, lobster and roast stuff fish. I will jerk some and some I will grill after a simple marinade of oil, salt, black pepper and garlic.
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