Callaloo Soup with Crab

Ingredients: Ingredients ¼ lb pickled meat 2 – 3 crabs 1 doz eddoes or dasheen leaves 8 ochroes (okra) Celery, garlic, eschallot Salt and pepper to taste 1 tbsp butter 1 pint boiling water Preparation Soak and cut up the pickled meat. Scald the crabs to kill them, then scrub them well. Strip the stalks and midribs from the dasheen …

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Rice and Peas (Beans)…”A Caribbean Staple”

June France’s Rice and Peas Recipe 1 1/2 C Dried red kidney beans,Soaked overnight 1 Clove garlic, crushed Salt to taste 1/2 C Un-sweetened coconut milk 2 Scallions, chopped 2 Sprigs fresh thyme 1 Whole Scotch Bonnet Chili ( Habanero peppers can be substituted ) Black pepper to taste 2 C Long-grain brown rice Boil the beans, garlic and salt …

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First Drink Recipe…The “Tragic Magic”

The “Tragic Magic” Cocktail Recipe I thought I would kick off the recipe section with a drink recipe…surprise there eh?  This rather strong drink was concocted for me by my favorite bartender on Nevis, Alison, of Nisbet Plantation fame. Actually he “designed” this drink for me when he was working at the Oualie Beach Hotel bar many years ago. The …

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