Butter Bean Stew

Stew Peas is a very popular and traditional Jamaican entrée that is made from Red Kidney Beans – known locally as ‘red peas’. It is often made with salted chicken, beef, pork or combinations of the three. However, many people enjoy the vegetarian version, sometimes called Ital Stew Peas (recipe link) either for dietary reasons or Continue reading


Curried Mince with Eggplant

This recipe generates pleasant memories for me. I’ve modified a recipe that was passed on to me by a Japanese lady who runs an amazing kitchen. Thanks Junko! Ingredients: ½ cup veggie mince 2 eggplants 1 tomato, chopped 1 onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 stalk escallion, chopped 1 tsp ginger, minced 1 spring thyme Continue reading