STEW BEEF

Stew! One of my favorite ways to cook chicken, lamb and beef. Trini style stew is amazing!!! Here is my recipe. You can use this recipe for chicken or lamb as well. INGREDIENTS: 1 lb beef, cleaned and cut into small pieces 2 tbsp green seasoning (or as much as you like) 2 tbsp ketchup…

CRISPY FRIED CARAILLE (BITTER MELON)

Caraille/Bitter Melon isn’t a favorite because of the bitterness of it. Once properly prepared however, I think it is delicious! INGREDIENTS: 2 caraille, cleaned/sliced 1 small onion, sliced 3-4 cloves garlic, grated hot pepper 1 tsp salt 3-4 tbsp oil for cooking (ca be adjusted) DIRECTIONS: Add salt to sliced caraille. Set it aside for…

WONTON/WANTON SOUP

Wonton soup is a favorite of mine!….It’s a must have and a must try!!! INGREDIENTS: 1 dozen frozen wontons 1 cup stock (chicken/beef/veggie) 2 – 2 1/2 cups water (can be adjusted) 1 onion, cut into chunks carrots mushrooms 3 cloves garlic, grated 1 pimento, thinly sliced ginger spinach leaves 1/2 tsp dark soy sauce 2…

MACARONI PIE

Macaroni pie is an absolute favorite in Trinidad and Tobago and even throughout the Caribbean! It’s usually enjoyed with callaloo, stew OR baked chicken….orrr simply with ketchup (yes…I like having my macaroni pie with some ketchup at times lol) The ingredients are very easily accessible and anyone can make it. Here is my easy recipe!…

SALTFISH AND TOMATOES

Local dishes in Trinidad and Tobago are just so unique and packed with flavor! Saltfish and tomatoes is one of the many dishes that can be enjoyed as breakfast, lunch or even dinner! It’s quite similar to Smoked Herring and Tomatoes It’s usually accompanies with bake, bread, dhal and rice or roti. Here is the recipe:…

CURRIED FISH WITH PEAS

Trinis curry just about everything…and curry fish is a popular local dish here in Trinidad. Usually people prefer using kingfish or redfish but today I am using salmon. In my recipe I am also going to be including pigeon peas as it’s hubba’s favorite! Here is the recipe: INGREDIENTS: TO SEASON FISH: 1 salmon, sliced…

GRATED COCONUT CHUTNEY (SPICY CONDIMENT)

Today I had some kitchen fun with one of the best cooks ever… my Mummy! She whipped up curry duck, dhal, rice, caraille(bitter melon) and some roasted coconut chutney!!! Coconut chutney is just an amazingly delicious condiment that goes so so so well with curry dishes and many street foods here in Trinidad and Tobago….

TRINI CURRY CRAB (updated)

Where do I even start with this post?!? When I think about curried crab I just get weak haha😀 I loveeeee crab especially when it is curried! I’ve been feeling for this for the longest while and finally while driving through Aranguez, Trinidad I spotted some big and nice looking crab! Soooo although I was…

CURRIED SHRIMP AND POTATO aka ‘CURRY SHRIMP AND ALOO’

Dhal and rice would be one of my favorite things to eat…anytime… any day! A few days ago I actually had dhal and rice with kuchela amd some cucumbers…yups…not even kidding lol…no meat nothing… 😀 …But recently I’ve been craving some curry shrimp and potato with rice and dhal. Thankfully today the ‘fish van’ came…

THE HUNT FOR DOUBLES – Episode 1 (TRINI STREET FOOD)

I’m on the hunt across Trinidad for some of the best of the best doubles. Doubles is a must have if and when you visit Trinidad and Tobago! It is a very common street food and consists of ‘bara’ (made with flour, tumeric, salt and baking powder) with curried channa (chick peas). To get the…