Pumpkin Fritters

These little puffs of joy are easy to make and are a part of a traditional Bajan breakfast. I also enjoy them as a snack! I discovered they pair seamlessly with a homemade cinnamon cream cheese spread which I highly recommend trying too. Ingredients 2lbs pumpkin 1 tsp salt 1 cup flour 2 teaspoons baking […]

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1 Breadfruit, 2 Styles!

Cooking Breadfruit is as easy as 1,2,3! This ‘ground provision’ (we Bajans classify this as a vegetable staple food group) can be cooked in an array of styles. Contrary to the name, this is a savory food typically served as a side or main dish for a meal. Breadfruit can be served roasted, baked in […]

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Yelluh Meat vs. Roast

Roasting breadfruit is a traditional Caribbean method to prepare this juicy and nutritional ground provision. Almost found in anyone’s yard around Barbados, Breadfruit trees are one of nature’s healthiest natural starches. Rich in dietary fiber, it is considered to be a “cholesterol controller”. When these gems are fully ripened, their “meaty” flesh resembles a creamy […]

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Conkies Sweet Like Sugah!

I honestly have to say that out of all the conkies in the whole of Buhbados… these conkies made by Petra are the moistest, most flavourful, and heavenly conkies I have ever tasted. Sold fresh and warm out of the oven, Ms. Petra  sells these beautiful tributes to our culture every Sunday at New Dimensions […]

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For The Love of Mauby

My go-to drink is, and forever will be Mauby. Refreshing. Tantalizing to my palette. A sweet taste of Barbados. It resonates nostalgia and happiness within me. Mauby can be made from either the tree bark or the syrup. Naturally, mauby is made from a type of Buckthorn tree called the Soldierwood or Mabi. The drink […]

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The Mill – Lamb Burger

The Mill restaurant is quite centrally located in Industrial Park, St.Thomas. It is pretty impossible to miss with a historical windmill planted right at the doorstep of this laid back, outdoor dining spot. I even caught some children playing inside, as they entertained themselves while awaiting for their lunch to be served. The atmosphere here […]

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Chickpeas & Sweet Potato

This is a vegetarian recipe adapted from my mother’s inventive breakfast sides. This is a curry flavoured base dish – great for breakfast or to add as a side. Ingredients 1 sweet potato 1 can of chickpeas 1 small onion 1-2 tbl sp olive oil 1/4 cup of water 1 1/2 tsp curry powder 1 […]

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Rolli’s Bar & Grill

Like many local restaurants in Barbados blessed with a comfortable and scenic atmosphere, Rolli’s is no exception. Being located in the heart of Pelican Village (a local center filled with culture, local arts and crafts, and small businesses), this laid back bar and restaurant serves up some pretty good food without “brekkin ya pocket”. This […]

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Mo’s Grill ‘Oistins’

Mo’s Grill is located in the popular town called Oistins on the South Coast. Oistins is especially known for its local fish market and the popular ‘Oistins Friday Night Fish Fry’ – where lots of food stalls are serving up fresh seafood, there is live music and lots of activity. At Mo’s Grill & Bajan […]

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Coconut (Sweet) Bread

Coconut is classified as a one-seeded drupe but can also be classified as a fruit, a nut, and a seed, which adds such a fresh taste to so many recipes which I love! As you can tell by the name of this dessert, coconut is the main base ingredient in this traditional Barbadian pastry – […]

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Steamed Flying Fish

If you’re a Bajan reading this then you already know what Flying Fish is, and it’s historical meaning to our country Barbados. For my international visitors, flying fish are tiny fish which can make powerful, self-propelled leaps into the air, using their wing-like fins to glide considerable distances over the water’s surface. This uncommon ability […]

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Bajan Fish Cakes

If you’re looking for a crowd-pleasing appetizer, then fish cakes are the perfect combination of savory, crispy, fluffy, and light! These meatless little puffs of joy are filled with chunks of cod (salt fish) and monuments of fresh herbs. This Bajan treat is an island-wide favorite, which is commonly served at parties and events. Impress […]

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