Banana bread

Mash it up! Crush ripe bananas with sugar vanilla and nutmeg.  Best until lumps of banana are tiny.  Keep as lumpy as you like, its kinda nice with little bits on banana in there when baked. Mix and bake Combine both wet... Read more


Perfectly Pressed Bammy Cakes

Peel and cut up casava into sizes you can handle. Grate with a medium grater, not too fine. Using your hands, mix in the salt and try to evenly distribute it. Get a skillet and put a dollop of butter in there... Read more


Cole slaw

shred it! Shred cabbage using flat side of grater. Using the large hole side, shred carrot. Mix all ingredients and set in a covered bowl. For best results add a teaspoon or sugar to really set in the flavor.  Refrigerate for at... Read more


Cleaning tropical fish

What’s Needed? 1) sharp knife2) 1/2 lime per fish Its not so hard or long to clean fish, it can be done in 4 simple steps! step 1: scale better step 2: clean guts step 3: wash with lime step 4: check... Read more


Coconut Drops

Break open and separate coconuts from the shell. Then cut them into strips, and then little squares. Try to make them even sized chunks, it will make cooking easier and more even. Wash and peel ginger. An 8 quart dutch pot should... Read more


Wah Gwaan!

Welcome to dihislands.  This is a site dedicated to the food and culture of the Caribbean islands of Jamaica, Haiti, Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana and more! Here you will find a collection recipes from all those islands a few stories and videos... Read more



On the tree some people never see coconut trees but its good to know where things come from no? It grows on massive trees growing upwards of 300 feet sometime. Coconuts come in bunches so don’t just pick one! Jelly Coconut When... Read more