SALMON IN BUTTER LEMON SAUCE

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METHOD: Cut salmon fillets in so that you you end up with four pieces. Sprinkle with salt and white pepper. In a large skillet, over medium heat, melt the butter and add cooking oil. If fillets still have the skin, place flesh side down in hot butter mixture. When lightly browned, turn pieces over. ...

 

CREAM OF CHOCHO SOUP

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The chocho also called chayote or cristophene is a green pear-shaped vegetable with a mild flavour belonging to the melon family. METHOD: Peel, halve and seed chochos. Cut in thin slices. In saucepan, place chicken broth over medium heat. Add chocho and simmer gently till tender. In the meantime, ma ...

 

JERKED LOIN OF PORK

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Jamaicans call the heady little black seeds from the Pimenta dioica tree “pimento” : these seeds are otherwise called “allspice”. Whatever they are called, they are reminiscent of a combination of cloves, nutmeg and cinnamon. METHOD: Juice the ginger either on a grater and th ...

 

CURRANT COOKIES

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These cookies are simple to make but can become addictive. METHOD: Preheat oven to 350°F. Prepare a large cookie sheet by greasing. Sift flour and set aside. In medium mixing bowl, whip butter, sugar and vanilla till light and smooth. Add flour and currants and stir in with large spoon until well c ...

 

COOK-UP SALTFISH

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METHOD: I much prefer to soak salted codfish in water to cover overnight to remove the salt. This will gently remove the salt but preserve the flavour of the fish. If this is not at all possible, the fish can be covered with water and boiled for about 15 minutes and then drained, before cleaning [&h ...

 

ZUCCHINI PARMESAN

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METHOD: Preheat oven to 360° F Wash and cut off the stems of the zucchinis but do not peel. Slice ½ inch thick. In small bowl, mix flour, milk, cayenne pepper and a sprinkle of salt to make batter. In large skillet, pour enough oil to come up to about 1/8 “, and heat till […]

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