I am a motor-coach driver for 17+ years. My children are 1/2 Pakistani . My husband is from Jamaica.My dream & goal within the next five years is to live permanently in Manzanillo, Mexico.
My favorite things to cook
Indo/Pak food; especially dal & chicken tikka.
Caribbean foods; especially curry goat & Jamaican beef patties.
Southern foods; any & all!
Mexican foods; homemade tamales & fresh salsa cruda.
My favorite family cooking traditions
My mom's Southern Cornbread dressing at Thanksgiving.
My brandy-soaked fruitcake at X-mas.
Homemade tamales for X-mas; always!
My mom's delicious cream gravy!
My cooking triumphs
Make a mean & absolutely authentic Jamaican Curry Goat.
My own recipe for Fresh Mango Cake
My"from scratch" X-mas tamales.
My recipe for Cajun Red Beans & Rice with Andouille Sausage.
My cooking tragedies
Added shortening to masa that already had shortening in it! My tamales never got firm!
Made banana bread for the hundredth time with no recipe. It always turns out great; this time it was flat as a flitter....don't know why.