Scotch Bonnet peppers

Last week you found Scotch Bonnet peppers inside the CSA box. They are also known as Boabs Bonnet, Scotty Bons, Bonney peppers or Caribbean red peppers. They are found mainly in the Caribbean islands but also in Guyana, the Maldives Islands and West Africa. Most Scotch Bonnets are extremely hot and more than ten times…

Feeling Hot Hot Hot!!!

Last week they were back inside the CSA box: Season peppers!!! In the Caribbean that’s what they call peppers that look like hot peppers but aren’t. I didn’t know these beauties and was smitten by the gorgeous colours. I tried to eat them raw straight away (without the seeds ofcourse) and I must say they…

Pimp your salad!

In our CSA box you will find a lot of green veggie’s like lettuce, swiss chard, kangkong (waterspinache) and callaloo. Some of them get a little bit limp after harvesting. Don’t worry about that when you pick up your box. Put all the green leafy vegetable’s and herbs in a big bowl of water, preferably…

Instant Mango Pickle

It’s mango season in the Caribbean and we have wonderful, juicy mangoes every week now so here’s a great recipe for using them in a slightly different way. Here’s what you’ll need to make Instant Mango Pickle: • 2 cups peeled raw mangoes, cut into strips • ½ tsp asafoetida (hing) • 1 tsp turmeric…