Did you ever wonder what chicken would taste if you put beer in it? The answer this Red Stripe chicken recipe from Jamaica gave is not an easy one. The flavors were complex, mainly because the beer was mixed with some coconut milk and other spices. (more…)
Name: Chocolate rolled cake Foodie: Gen I should start with a disclaimer here: this is not a “tropical recipe” per se. However it features my most favourite tropical ingredient (chocolate!) as well as some other tropical wonders (coconut, vanilla). The greatest thing about this recipe is that it is suitable for celiacs and lactose-intolerant people.
Name: St-Jean de Luz Macarons Foodie:Maryse Since I’ve had the chance to eat delicious gluten free macarons last summer, my desert-oriented brain started looking for macarons recipes!! I found a recipe of St-Jean de Luz Macarons. Long story short, these macarons are from the Basque Country
Name: Moelleux au chocolat (Fudgey chocolate cake) Eaten in: Should be everywhere Foodie: Linda We will not say it enough, chocolate is the quintessential tropical food. Cocoa only grows within a limited distance from the equator and then manages to spread joy and happiness all around the globe in variously sweet ways.
I first made the pudding and I was delightfully surprised, but I downright fell in love with the cake de boniato. The pudding is used as the main ingredient in this custard-like cake, which is light (not a heavy dough) but with a very rich texture. (more…)
I used to loathe puddings. Something about the texture… Then I tried bread pudding, and I liked it, so I thought that was the exception that confirmed the rule, and then I tried this sweet potato pudding and I don’t know anymore. Can there be two exceptions? (more…)