Quote: "Every misfortune is a blessing in disguise". This morning, while cooking our ackee, it boiled into what I would call "ackee porridge". I guess we could have use the overcooked ackee as a spread for our sandwiches, but we decided to use it to make ackee pizza instead. This was a good idea since a member in our … Continue reading Ackee Pizza (No Tomato Sauce And No Cheese)
Before preparing ackee for cooking, each aril must be cleaned to remove the seed and the poisonous, inedible red membrane. My usual method of cleaning ackee arils is to twist the seeds off all the arils, and then to remove the red membrane from each with my knife. Afterward, I wash and boil the ackee arils … Continue reading I Learned A New Method Of Cleaning Ackee Arils
I've always considered the breadfruit to be "nature's bread", having the right combination of nutrients that is suitable for our daily nutritional needs. This fruit, which is gluten free, is actually treated as a vegetable and may be prepared in various ways. The name of the breadfruit tree (Artocarpus altilis) contains the the combination of … Continue reading Nature’s Bread – The Breadfruit
This photo shows our very first ripen tomato with cucumber, lettuce, and escellion stalks taken from our organic vegetable garden.
We have a jar of flaxseeds in our home, with the brown variety of flaxseeds that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids. The yellow or golden flaxseeds (also called golden linseeds) have similar nutritional characteristics as brown flaxseeds, but they are very low in omega-3.With so many flaxseeds on our hands - to last for … Continue reading We Planted A Few Flaxseeds Just For The Fun Of It
These are a few photos I took while making coconut drops (candy) in our kitchen. Preparing The Banana Leaf The first thing I did was to cut a portion of a banana leaf from one of our banana trees outside. I'll be using the leaf to put my drops on; if you don't have banana … Continue reading Today’s Photos: Making Coconut Drops