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  • Simple Seaweed Salad

    Enjoy this simple and healthy Japanese seaweed salad. Seaweed is packed with soluble fibres such as alginates, carrageenan, and agar, minerals like calcium and iron and other nutrients like vitamins A, C, and E. Serves 8 Preparation and cook time total: 20 minutes Ingredients 1 1/2 ounce dried wakame seaweed (whole or cut) 6  tablespoons…

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  • Poached Pear

    Poaching, a cooking technique that is approximately ten thousand years old, is used to create many savory and sweet dishes. Three important factors to remember when using this technique are temperature, volume of the liquid, and timing. Foods cooked using this method can either be entirely or partially immersed in the liquid. Poached pear, a perfect fall or…

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  • Jerk Chicken

    Serving size: 8 | Cooking time: 45-50 mins Jerk Chicken is fiery, fragrant, and smoky. Traditionally, it is cooked over hot coals and pimento wood. As this is not readily available in most homes, the next best thing is to use a barbecue grill. Another option is to use an oven however; it will lack…

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  • Homemade Ginger Beer

    Ginger, turmeric and cardamom belong to the Zingiberaceae botanical family.  Ginger is grown mainly in tropical countries with Jamaica ginger being considered the best culinary varietal type.  Not only is ginger an aromatic and culinary delight, it’s also well regarded as a medicinal spice for thousands of years in India, southeast Asia, and China.  Ginger…

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  • Doubles Recipe

    Doubles is a popular street food in Trinidad and Tobago. It has recently gained popularity in South Florida, New York and Canada. It was featured in a number of food shows and ABC news in the United Stated States at the close of Caribbean Heritage Month. It was also the title of a movie, ‘Doubles…

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  • A Body of Goodness

    Going back to ancient China, teas were commonly enjoyed hot or iced. Tea is a hot drink made by infusing the dried, crushed leaves of the tea plant in boiling water and is one of the most enjoyed drinks worldwide. Black, Green, Oolong, White, and Pu’erh, listed by their strength, come from the Camellia sinensis,…

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  • Tres Leches Recipe

    Tres Leches, which is Spanish for Three Milks, is not only popular in Central America but also in South America, North America  and many parts of the Caribbean. It is possibly the most popular cake in Mexico. What may appear to be an ordinary vanilla frosted pound cake is in  fact a robustly rich, sweet, moist,…

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  • Thai Pumpkin Soup

    Perfect for leftover Halloween pumpkin Thai Pumpkin Soup is a quick, easy and healthy meal packed with flavour. This recipe consists of five main ingredients; pumpkin puree, chicken/vegetable broth, coconut milk, sugar and lime juice, creating the perfect blend of sweet, spicy and savory. To make your own pumpkin puree, simply add diced pumpkin to…

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