Category caribbean

jamaican beef patties

Jamaican Beef Patties

2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
1/2 tablespoon curry powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup vegetable shortening
5 tablespoons cold water

Mix together dry ingredients thoroughly in a medium size mixing bowl. Add vegetable shortening and cold water; rub them into the seasoned flour with your fingers until you have a stiff dough...

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rum-raisin pound cake

Rum-Raisin Pound Cake

1 1/2 cups brown raisins
2 1/4 cups sifted all purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cups (2 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter
    (at room temperature)
1 2/3 cups granulated sugar
5 large eggs
7 tablespoons dark rum
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2 cup confectioners’ sugar
2 teaspoon whipping cream

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter and flour a 12-cup Bundt pan.


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tail on fire oxtail stew

Tail on Fire Oxtail Stew (Rabo Encendido ? Cuba)

4 pounds oxtails, trimmed of fat and cut into 2-inch pieces
3/4 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
1/8 teaspoon freshly-ground black pepper, or to taste
1/4 cup olive oil
3 cups homemade or canned beef broth
1 cup dry red wine
1 large green bell pepper, seeded, de-ribbed and chopped
1 medium yellow onion, peeled and minced
3 larg...

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marinated shrimp salad

Marinated Shrimp Salad

4 cup water
1 tablespoon salt
1 pound raw shrimp, shelled, de-veined
1 cup vegetable oil
1/3 cup lime juice
2 tablespoons minced parsley
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 scallions (with tops), thinly sliced
2 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
2 cloves garlic, chopped
8 to 10 drops aromatic bitters
Dash of crushed red pepper
1 avocado, peeled and chopped
Lettuce leaves
Lime wedges

Heat water to boili...

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jamaican banana bread

Jamaican Banana Bread

2 tablespoons margarine, softened
2 tablespoons light cream cheese, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 cup mashed ripe bananas
1/2 cup skim milk
2 tablespoons dark rum or 1/4 teaspoon rum extract
1/2 teaspoon grated lime rind
2 teaspoons lime juice
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup cho...

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