CURRANTS ROLL

Currants rolls are made like coconut rolls but of course using currants instead of coconut. I will admit that I am not a fan of currants but Trinis love their currants rolls so I wanted to share my recipe for these. YIELD: 14-15 (can vary depending on how the logs are cut when finished) INGREDIENTS:…

COCONUT ROLLS (SALARA)

INGREDIENTS: DOUGH: 2 cups all purpose flour 4 oz. shortening 4 oz. butter/margarine Pinch of salt 1/2 cup (approx.) cold water COCONUT FILLING: 2 cups desiccated coconut 1 cup granulated sugar 1 tsp JGM Products ground cinnamon 1-2 tsp red coloring (or as you like) DIRECTIONS: Add butter and shortening to the flour and salt….

PAIME

Trinidad Holiday Season is known specifically for certain dishes such as sorrel, pastelle, pone, eggnog and more. Paime is also one of those Trini foods that is enjoyed around the end of year season. It’s a sweet item and is prepared with cornflour, grated coconut, raisins etc and wrapped in fig leaf. It can also…

CASSAVA PONE (CASSAVA/YUCA CAKE)

Pone is a classic Trinidad dessert that consists mainly of cassava. There’s also grated coconut and spices in it. It’s one of my favorites but it’s one of those food items that can vary immensely based on a person’s likes/dislikes and sweetness level. For example, some people love and must have pumpkin in it while…

NO BAKE MINI CHEESECAKES

These no bake cheesecakes are some of the easiest types of desserts to make! YIELD: 8-  10 (can be more or less depending on how much filling and crust you like) INGREDIENTS: 8 oz cream cheese 1 tbsp sour cream 1 tsp vanilla essence 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 cup whipping cream 2 pk digestive…