Stone Crab Claws in a Cajun Cilanto Butter Sauce

Living in Germany, you very rarely come across crabs unless you are in an all seafood restaurant. And even those are far and in between. So it goes without saying,  I don’t have crabs often. Okay well not at all really. But luckily I was able to score some when my parents were here last. […]

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Tomato & Basil Pastry with Goat Cheese

I’ve never been much of a breakfast person. But these days I can use all the energy I can get and as quickly as possible. With a young baby in one arm and your hunger in the other, there is just not enough time to prepare a full on, sit at the table and relax […]

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Pan Seared Lemon Pepper Salmon with A Mango Avocado Salsa and Coconut Rice.

It’s that time of year. A time for lots of brightly coloured foods bursting with flavour. Nothing says summer more than a fresh salsa filled with tropical fruits and sweet colorful veggies. Oh and let’ not forget a deliciously cut of well seasoned Fish. Makes my mouth water just thinking of it. This meal is […]

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Lemon Zucchini Loaf

As spring begins to wind down, and we enter into sunny summer; I could not resist one of my favorite springy summery delights, Lemon Zucchini loaf. It’s like falling in love with summer all over again. The refreshing taste of lemon is in complete harmony with the tenderness and juiciness of the Zucchini. It makes […]

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Yummy Pot Pie

Who doesn’t like comfort food? Well you are definitely missing out. There is nothing like some warm yummy goodness that you feel all warm and fuzzy inside. Ever since I introduced my German husband to Pot Pie, it has become one of the most requested dishes in our house. I make it so often, I […]

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Life goes on.

I’ve been gone for a while and here’s why. About 10 months ago my life totally changed.  It was the highest point in my life. Nothing could be better or break my stride. You know how they say floating on cloud nine? Well it wasnt quite floating, but it sure felt like it. Then one […]

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See you soon!

“I’d rather have a passport full of stamps, than a house full of stuff” Hey lovies! It’s that time of year. The kids are out of school, relatives are visiting from out-of-town, so much to do in such little time. And as much as I would love to just stay in the house and cook […]

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Mixed Berry Crumble

Here in Germany, there is a tradition called ‘Nachttisch’ which really means evening desserts. It is not often that I prepare dessert during the week because sometimes are days can get pretty long. I try to make that a weekend delight so there is always something to look forward to. But today was special because baby […]

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Fully Loaded Stuffed Peppers

Today the hubster requested to have Stuff Peppers done my way. This coming from a guy that can really throw down in the kitchen, and loves to make these himself, I was so honored. His version of this scrumptious dish is quite simple: Peppers stuffed with ground meat, rice, lots of onions and seasoning. And it […]

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Vegetable Lo Mein Made Easy

When I lived in Atlanta, Georgia, there was this little Chinese restaurant a street over from where I lived that served the best Shrimp and Vegetable Lo Mein (with no MSG of course) I have ever had. I barely went a week without stopping in for my fill of this Asian deliciousness. Since moving to […]

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Crunchy Coconut Shrimp

Hey love bugs! Yesssss! Its time for seafood again. It is indeed my second love as most of you know. I rarely go a week without it. And with good reason. It has been a staple in my diet my entire life. Growing up in the Caribbean, how could I not love the stuff. I […]

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Refreshing Watermelon Juice

It always seems harder to cool down when its hot, than it is to warm up when its cold. I find that fact holds true on days like this. Here in Germany, it never really gets super hot. Maybe there are a few days out of the entire summer where it becomes unbearable. Unlike in the Caribbean where […]

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