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Recipe: Coconut ToTo May 25, 2010

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Coconut ToTo

Coconut ToTo

INGREDIENTS:

  • ¼ butter
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 tsps. Baking powder
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. nutmeg
  • 2 cups grated coconut
  • 1 cup Evaporated milk

Directions:

  1. Cream butter and sugar.
  2. Add eggs and vanilla and beat for 2 minutes longer.
  3. Sift together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  4. Add flour mixture, and coconut to butter and sugar mixture alternately with Evaporated milk.
  5. Spread evenly in greased shallow baking tin 8” x 12”.
  6. Bake at 400F about 30 minutes
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Recipe: Oxtails July 27, 2009

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Jamaican Oxtails

Jamaican Oxtails

Ingredients:

  • 2 lbs of oxtails
  • 1 tin of broad beans
  • 5 cups of water
  • 1 onion
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 2 scallion
  • 1/2 a scotch bonnet pepper
  • 1/2 lb of carrots
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 sprigs of fresh thyme
  • 1/2 tsp of allspice
  • 1/2 tsp of salt
  • 1/2 tsp of pepper

 

Directions:

  • Chop the scallion, scotch bonnet pepper, garlic, onion, tomato, carrot and thyme
  • Season the oxtails with scallion, scotch bonnet pepper, garlic, thyme, allspice, salt and pepper
  • Fry the oxtail and seasoning in a tablespoon of oil for about 10 minutes
  • Stir in the water, onion, tomato and carrot, turn down the heat and simmer the pot until the oxtail has softened (about three hours), stirring occasionally
  • Add the beans and simmer for a further 30 minutes
  • Serve with Rice and Peas