Trinidad style eggrolls, water coconuts, rain, rain, oh and more rain

Just a little bit about living in Trinidad.

Celebrating Divali in Trinidad

I arrived back in Trinidad in time to experience what Divali during the time of COVID is like here. In Trinidad Diwali often gets spelled with a 'v' instead of a 'w'. Considering that it's derived from the Sanskrit word dipavali, one could argue that the 'v' spelling is more correct...

Fabulous coconut recipes from extra-sweet bloggers/Pinterest…. add yours!

Been stressed out this week… feeling moody and scatterbrained… so, here’s a lovely little post to help me, and hopefully everyone else out there, feel a little better about life! When browsing through the delicious recipes and foodie photos that folks post on their blogs and on Pinterest, anything coconut usually stops me in my … Continue reading Fabulous coconut recipes from extra-sweet bloggers/Pinterest…. add yours!

Food: Best coconut recipes and pics

Attention coconut lovers... highlighted here are some of the best coconut recipes and photos I could find. Of course, many more exist than what I could reasonably feature here. If you search coconut on the WP reader you will see a wealth of great photos and recipes. Enjoy! COCONUT BARS RECIPE on MomFoodie This first recipe reminds me of … Continue reading Food: Best coconut recipes and pics

4th of July: Best of red, white and blue on Pinterest

In observance of Independence Day I thought I would post some of my favorite red, white and blue Pinterest finds. The last few days I've been feeling a bit blah. It's ok though. I know how to handle it. In the old days I might have went and done some really stupid crazy impulsive things. I still do stupid … Continue reading 4th of July: Best of red, white and blue on Pinterest

Food: Mushroom and Rosemary Linguine

(Org. pub 8/26/17) Linguine, mushrooms and aromatic rosemary are quite delicious in this variation of fettuccine Alfredo. It’s not diet food though, but rather one of those special treats to make on occasion. Then again, you could omit the butter and use olive oil only. You could also use low-fat milk or milk substitute in … Continue reading Food: Mushroom and Rosemary Linguine

Food: Eating cookies for breakfast is ok

Allow me to pose a serious philosophical question: If you're going to eat a cookie, does it really matter what time of day you eat it? Would it not be better to eat it in the morning so you have time to work it off during the day? Is it any worse than eating a … Continue reading Food: Eating cookies for breakfast is ok