10 meals you're craving after watching Rihanna "Work"
When we first saw the casting for Toronto dancers for the Rihanna and Drake video after "Work" was released, we knew it would be so quintessentially Caribbean. Then the chatter on Twitter and stolen pics from the parking lot of a Toronto favorite jerk spot appeared and our bodies were not only ready but hungry. The video's imagery made us hungry to hold a cornah with a Red Stripe in hand — only after eating the tastes and smells of the West Indies. So for you culinary enthusiasts who are members of the #Navy and one of the #SixGawd woes, here are the top 10 dishes you want to eat before, during and after watching the "Work" video.
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Bun and CheeseTypically a treat for Easter but who can turn this down? You can find it in most Caribbean bakeries, Thank me later
Beef Patty and Coco BreadBeef patties are pretty common to eat on the go, especially in a rush. Just don't forget the coco bread. Yes, it is a carb on carb sandwich and you will deal. Bright side? Vegetarian options are available at your local Caribbean bakery
PlantainsThis is the number 1 starter, staple, sidedish, life-giver in the Caribbean. Plantains are versatile and can be baked, fried, boiled and grilled
Every meal needs a side of fried plantain. Breakfast, lunch or dinner. There is no smell that will start more kitchen battles. Fry it ripe and get a burst of sweet. Fry it green, press and make your own chips