Caribbean Leaders

Caribbean Political Scientists : Canefield Class Consciousness: Cheddi Jagan

Among the many achievements of the Jagan-led PPP, analysis of the conditions of sugar workers was intellectually profound and insightful. Cheddi Jagan was born on 22 March 1918. As we approach his hundredth birthday, I reflect on his contribution to Caribbean social and political thought based on his sugar plantation experience and his formulations of …

Caribbean Kitchen

Saltfish Accra

Saltfish Accra INGREDIENTS: 1 egg 1 small onion, finely chopped 1/2 lb boneless saltfish 1/2 cup water 1 tablespoon pepper sauce 1 1/4 cup flour 1 tsp vegetable oil 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup finely chopped spring onions 1 tsp italian seasoning Freshly ground black pepper …

Caribbean Kitchen

Caribbean Macaroni Pie

Adapted from a recipe in the Naparima Girls’ High School Cookbook) INGREDIENTS: 1/2 pk macaroni 2 eggs 1/2 lb cheddar cheese, grated 28-32 oz. evaporated milk 1 onion, finely minced 1/2 scotch bonnet pepper, finely minced salt pepper Macaroni Pie METHOD: 1. Preheat oven to 350 F 2. Boil macaroni in salted water 3. Beat …

Caribbean Kitchen

Caribbean Calypso Rice

Caribbean Calypso Rice Makes 6 servings INGREDIENTS: 2 cups rice 4 cups water 2 tsp vegetable oil 2 cloves garlic, chopped 2 teaspoons salt 1 chopped scotch bonnet 1 small red sweet pepper (sliced) 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves 1 Bowl grated or Diced Carrots DIRECTIONS: 1. Saute garlic, hot pepper and sweet pepper in …