A medley featuring some of my best and must try recipes for this Christmas. From vegan to non vegan recipes.
As we are only a few sleeps away from Christmas I thought it would be appropriate to put together a medley of Christmas recipes (vegan and non-vegan) so you are ready for the big day!
If you love anything that is sorrel based then you have got to try this sorrel cake. A completely vegan friendly and gluten free Christmas cake. No soaking required and a more quicker/easier alternative to black cake.
A delicious, super moist fruit cake also known as black cake, the quintessential Caribbean holiday cake. My take on this recipe is vegan friendly, gluten free and contains no alcohol making it perfect for children and drivers to consume throughout the holiday season or weddings.
Learn how to make some homemade browning sauce. A extremely popular condiment for many Jamaican and Caribbean recipes. This sauce comes together using only 3 ingredients in less than 20 minutes.
Looking for a tasty beverage to drink during the holidays, then try this Haitian style drink called Cremas. My version of the drink is vegan with the option to omit the alcohol.
This rich, dense beverage more commonly known as chocolate tea is served during breakfast, made from roasted chocolate balls or sticks, spices and sweetened to taste. My version of this beverage is totally plant based making it suitable for those who are vegan or dairy free.
Learn how to make some Caribbean inspired coconut rum cupcakes. These deliciously moist cupcakes are vegan friendly and grain free thanks to the use of almond flour and tapioca starch. No soaking required and there is the option to use rum essence/flavouring for those who don't drink alcohol.
Learn how to make some sweet sorrel jam using only 3 ingredients, yes that's right! It's so delicious and you can use it alone or use in a specific recipe. The choice is yours!!
Learn how to make the juiciest, moist and delicious generously seasoned turkey crown (breast) for the holiday season using your slow cooker. Say goodbye to dry turkey because this method yields the best results paired with some homemade gravy.
This ponche de creme recipe is a dairy free and cooked version of a deliciously creamy Trinidad and Tobago Christmas beverage.
Learn how to make this delicious island style turkey neck soup (MY WAY). A soup that is so filling, delicious, flavoursome and comforting. Pieces of turkey neck pressure cooked, combined with a variety of ground provisions herbs, spices, dumpling and simmered to make the best seasonal soup.
If you love Jamaican oxtail then you will definitely enjoy this recipe. I'm talking pieces of turkey neck that are generously seasoned, seared to lock in that flavour then cooked in the slow cooker for several hours until a rich gravy is formed.
Learn how to make some Caribbean style curried roast potatoes using Caribbean sweet potatoes. They are tender, lightly seasoned with a yellow hue courtesy of my homemade curry powder.
Learn how to make this delicious Puerto Rican Christmas beverage called Coquito. This Caribbean beverage that's completely vegan and free from alcohol making it suitable for children, drivers or anyone who doesn't drink alcohol and yet still foolproof.
This delicious Ackee and Saltfish recipe is made with quintessential ackee (Jamaica's national fruit) and saltfish that simmers with onions, peppers, tomato and scotch bonnet. This Jamaican national dish is a one-pan, satisfying and flavoursome meal!
Learn how to make this flourless Jamaican rum cake. It is sweet moist, buttery, contains no gluten thanks to the use of almond flour and shredded coconut. This recipe uses rum essence making it alcohol free and suitable to people who like the taste of rum without feeling intoxicated.
Learn how to soak a medley of dried fruit using my non alcoholic method for your alcohol free Caribbean rum cake or black cake during the holiday season.
These Sorrel chicken wings are the perfect Caribbean air fried recipe to serve during the holiday/festive season. Bite sized pieces of chicken coated with a sweet and spicy sorrel sauce. No deep fat frying needed!
A modern twist on the traditional infamous chocolate tea recipe. This version is very spicy courtesy of the use of a fresh scotch bonnet, which gives the drink a nice little kick to it. Perfect for anyone who likes chocolate infused with chilli.
Bring a taste of Jamaica to your household with this delicious Jamaican turkey patty recipe. This recipe is made from scratch using my homemade gluten free flour blend to make the signature flakey pastry. With a generously seasoned and tasty ground turkey filling. Definitely a must try recipe for the holiday season!
Kiss goodbye to the store bought kind and learn how to make real Jamaican ginger beer using fresh ginger. This is the non fermented version but it's still so tasty and thirst quenching. A great drink during the holidays or anytime of year.