Appetizers

Chicken Satay

Chicken Satay with Peanut Dipping Sauce

Notes: Peanut chicken (an American version) has always been a favorite meal for my family. Satay is simply marinated meat, skewered, charcoal grilled and served with satay peanut sauce. It is Indonesian “street food” in origin and has been adopted by many Asian countries. In America, Chicken Satay is one of the most ordered dishes Read More


Fresh Lobster Spring Rolls Recipe

Fresh Lobster Spring Rolls

Notes: I found this recipe doing my usual Pinterest surfing during a lazy part of a day. I liked it and put it up for voting by my FB followers for my FB Live Show “Nicole’s Live@5 Cooking Club“. The recipe won and now here it is for you to enjoy, but with a catch. Read More


Honey Jerk Wings

Jerked Wings with Honey Rum Glaze

Notes: I love jerk cooking so I am using jerk seasoning to lend a flavor to the wings. If you want the wings to be hotter, increase the jerk seasoning to 1 cup. The longer the wings marinade, the hotter they will become. Jerk seasoning comes from Jamaica and its origins date all the way Read More


Coconut Crisps

Coconut Crisps

Notes: These snacks are extremely easy to make and rather good for you. I usually whip them up for quick finger food around the house or a small get-together. Find a video showing how to make the crisps here: https://youtu.be/aUVE_2t2s_Q. Ingredients: 1 Dry coconut, broken and removed from its shell 2 Tablespoons salt Instructions: Preheat Read More


Spicy Shrimp with Cauliflower Mash and Garlic Kale

Spicy Shrimp with Cauliflower Mash and Garlic Kale

Note: This is one recipe that is pretty healthy for you so you can feel good when you eat it. The Spicy Shrimp: 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1½ Pound raw shrimp, peeled and deveined ¼ Teaspoon garlic salt ½ Teaspoon chili powder ¼ Teaspoon black pepper Pinch of cayenne (more to taste, for more kick!) Read More


Recipe For Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing

Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing

Notes: I’ve been roasting my cauliflower for years usually with some garlic, salt and olive oil. So when I saw this salad recipe I couldn’t resist. It enhances the wonderful flavour of roasted cauliflower with sweet roasted red onions, garlic, chickpeas, and a wild range of spices. Add the tangy lemon tahini dressing and you Read More


Sweet Potato & Black Bean Chili

I can’t remember the name of the people that did a class with us and raved about this chili recipe. They made it sound so good that it was on my list of things to do! This recipe can work well alone f you are a vegan or can be converted for meat lovers by Read More


Conch Fritters To Die For!

Good conch fritters are hard to find. I love fritters with chunks of conch and spices that excite your mouth. This is my version of a local favorite offered at Hemingway’s, a restaurant in St. Johns, Antigua. Ingredients 1 ½ lbs conch, cut into small pieces 1 Sweet (bell) pepper, chopped 1 Medium onion, chopped Read More


Ceviche

Ceviche

Notes: The acid from the citrus “cooks” the fish without using heat. Ceviche is a great appetizer that is fun to share with friends. I love it! The only way to have great ceviche, however, is to make it with fresh fish. 2 Pounds firm, FRESH snapper fillets, deboned and cut into 1/2 inch pieces Read More