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Delicious Caribbean Dishes

Ingredients  400 grams jackfruit (tin of, drained and rinsed) 3 tablespoons soy sauce (or coconut aminos) 2 tablespoons nori flakes 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1 onion (finely chopped) 2 spring onions (finely chopped)   2 tomatoes (large, finely chopped)   2 red chillies (mild, deseeded and finely chopped) 3 garlic cloves (finely chopped) 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 handful coriander (finely chopped) 1 handful parsley (finely chopped) 1 teaspoon baking powder 190 grams chickpea flour 120 millilitres water vegetable oil (for frying) salt black pepper sweet chilli sauce …

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Puerto Rican Sofrito

  1 yellow onion (small, roughly chopped) 4 green onions (roughly chopped) 1 green bell pepper (medium, seeded and roughly chopped) 1 red bell pepper (medium, seeded and roughly chopped) 1 head garlic (small, cloves separated and peeled) 1 bunch cilantro (tough ends trimmed, coarsely chopped) 1 bunch culantro (tough ends trimmed, coarsely chopped; or use more cilantro) 3/4 cup water (about) 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 …

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Caribbean-Style Sofrito

2 green bell peppers (cut into 1/4 inch cubes) 2 red bell peppers (cut into 1/4 inch cubes) 1 orange bell pepper (cut into 1/4 inch cubes) 1 yellow bell pepper (cut into 1/4 inch cubes) 10 tomatoes (cored and coarsely chopped) 1 bunch green onions (chopped) 1 1/2 bunches cilantro leaves (fresh, chopped) 6 tomatillos (fresh, husks removed) 1 cup chopped garlic   Method    Place the green, red, orange, and yellow bell peppers …

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Caribbean Rice And Beans

2 cups brown rice (Della Rice) 1 red beans (150z can) 1 chopped tomatoes (140z can) 6 garlic cloves (chopped) 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons turmeric powder 2 teaspoons thyme 2 teaspoons cumin powder 1 1/2 teaspoons celtic salt 4 cups hot water

Caribbean potato curry (Slow cooker, Gluten Free)

Ingredients vegetable stock low fat coconut milk (Light/, for more calorie control) 1 sweet potatoes (large sized, chopped and peeled, or 2 medium) 1 can kidney beans (drained) 1 cho cho (peeled and chopped, or use 1 zucchini)  2 bell peppers (chopped) 1 can coconut milk (+ 1/3 cup of water) 2 tablespoons curry powder (see notes for recipe) 1 cinnamon stick 4 garlic cloves (chopped) 2 scallion (chopped) 1/2 teaspoon all spice 1 ginger (thumb sized, minced) …

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Caribbean Paella (vegan Style)

Ingredients  200 grams bomba rice 1 yellow bell pepper (small, sliced) 1 red bell pepper (small, sliced) 2 1/2 cups vegetable stock 200 grams green peas (sweet) 1/2 teaspoon saffron threads 5 sprigs thyme (stems removed) 1 red onion (sliced) 2 scallion (chopped) 100 grams mushrooms (sliced) 200 grams pumpkin (cubed & peeled) 200 grams sweet potato (cubed & peeled) 4 pimento (balls, 1/4 tsp allspice) 1 cinnamon stick 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 3 garlic cloves (minced) 1/4 teaspoon paprika (smoked or regular) 1 bay leaf 1 scotch bonnet (whole) Himalayan pink salt (according …

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Caribbean Curried Butter Beans

2 cups lima beans (dried butter beans, 340g) 1 can coconut milk (400ml/8 oz/ 2 cups) 2 cups water (400ml /8 oz) 1 large carrot (chopped) 1 cho cho (christophine, mirliton, chayote, peel and chopped or use a zucchini/courgette) 1 medium onion (chopped) 1 inch ginger (grated) 2 bay leaves 4 garlic cloves (chopped) 2 scallion (small, sliced) 3 bell peppers (chopped) 1 large tomato (chopped) 6 sprigs thyme 1 cilantro (tsp …

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Vegan brownies

Method STEP 1 Heat oven to 170C/150C fan/gas 3½. Grease and line a 20cm square tin with baking parchment. Combine the flaxseed with 6 tbsp water and set aside for at least 5 mins. STEP 2 In a saucepan, melt 120g chocolate, the coffee and margarine with 60ml water on a low heat. Allow to cool …

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