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The Absolute Best Caribbean Restaurants in Crown Heights

The Absolute Best Caribbean Restaurants in Crown Heights

Where to go for righteous rotis, judiciously spiced Jamaican jerk, and unbelievably good beef patties. Source: The Absolute Best Caribbean Restaurants in Crown Heights   NY Peeps! Would love to hear your thoughts on the Caribbean restaurants listed in this article? Yay? Nay? In-Between? 🙂 […]

Vote For Shimmerlicious Pizza!

Vote For Shimmerlicious Pizza!

I’ve been hearing great things about the Southland’s Shimmerlicious Pizza since mid-2017!  Now I’m happy to share that it’s owner, Shimone Anthony is a finalist in the Scotiabank Vision Achiever Training Program! Visit https://goo.gl/5u4nhm to vote for her! Look out for more on Shimone and Shimmerlicious […]

Trini Chef Dr. Winette McIntosh-Ambrose Goes for GOLD Tonight on Chopped!

Trini Chef Dr. Winette McIntosh-Ambrose Goes for GOLD Tonight on Chopped!

  Tonight! Watch Trini Chef, and my fellow BAHS alum, Dr. Winette McIntosh-Ambrose on the #CHOPPED Gold Medal Games Finale on FoodNetwork !!! 10PM EST!!! Be sure to Tune In ?  

Catch me today on “Cup of Joe” for the “Kiss Sandwich Showdown”!

Catch me today on “Cup of Joe” for the “Kiss Sandwich Showdown”!

  It’s another installment of the #KissSandwichShowdown on #CupofJoeTT !! This #FoodieFriday, Jenna G, The Hijabi TT @afunlovingfoodie and Sarina Bland @trinigourmet face off with their #KissHealthyBalance12Grain #sandwiches. Tune in for the fun, 10:00 am on #CCNTV6!! @kiss.baking.company #sandwich #foodies #healthyeating #bread #trinidadandtobago   Hey […]

TriniGourmet in the Sunday New York Times!

TriniGourmet in the Sunday New York Times!

It was one of those moments you always hope for, but can never predict or plan. A message on Twitter in early January letting me know that Sam Sifton, Dining editor of The New York Times was working on a piece about Caribbean Style Oxtail […]

Follow Me On Twitter!

Follow Me On Twitter!

It’s been two years+ since I joined Twitter and in that time I’ve found it to be an extremely valuable way to meet and connect with foodbloggers (local, regional, and international) as well as readers. These connections have grown and developed in ways that I […]

Sauté Trinbago is Today! (video)

Sauté Trinbago is Today! (video)

It’s been over 2 years since Taste T&T last opened its doors, leaving a trail of unanswered questions and disheartened patrons in its untimely demise. In the interim, many foodies like myself have wondered if and when its resurrection would occur and what, if anything, […]

Simma Down! – Caribbean Food in Western North Carolina

Simma Down! – Caribbean Food in Western North Carolina

From The Mountain Express: The Simma Down Caribbean Café just recently opened on Market Street downtown [Asheville], in the area formerly occupied by One Love. The restaurant is also surprisingly affordable, offering lunch plates laden with jerk chicken or pork and heaps of coconut rice […]

That Caribbean Drought!

That Caribbean Drought!

The site CaribWorldNews.com recently published a piece on the current severe drought conditions which are affecting the Caribbean region. Here in Trinidad our reservoirs are at record lows. This combined with severe, chronic, bush fires has meant that food prices have continued to inflate. I […]

New Commenting System Up!

New Commenting System Up!

Hi everyone! I just wanted to take a moment to let you know that I recently upgraded the way that comments operate on TriniGourmet.com. Previously I moderated every comment as the site receives a strange amount of hateful comments/attacks that I would rather not publish, […]

Vegetable Prices Rise (article)

Vegetable Prices Rise (article)

Citizen journalist photos from the Trinidad floods on November 18, 2008. For more, visit www.news.co.tt Photo by Trinidad News on Flickr The following article appeared in Trinidad’s Newsday Newspaper last month. As I have written previously the rising cost of food prices has hit us […]

Naparima Cookbook Order Updates!

Naparima Cookbook Order Updates!

In other news… 2008 has barely begun and already it’s stressing me out. The New Year literally started out with me submitting my first refund, in over a year of mailing out Naparima Cookbooks. And it wasn’t the last… It appears that everything shipped on […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Hey everyone! I can’t believe it’s been so long since my ‘triumphant’ return post 😛 Honestly, I never thought that things would get so hectic, so quickly. Yes, it was holiday season but still! Basically, within one week of writing my last post I was […]

I’m Back!!! :)

I’m Back!!! :)

Hey everyone, sorry for being offline so long. I never expected that my net problems would have lasted as long as did. Good news though, my connection is back and so without further drama or delay I can get back to posting and sharing recipes, […]

HHDD #15 – Equal Opportunity Tarts: And the Winner Is…

HHDD #15 – Equal Opportunity Tarts: And the Winner Is…

Running with Tweezers‘ eye-popping Chocolate Tartlets with Candied Grapefruit Peel! Congrats to Tami for her submission and thanks to everyone who took part and/or voted 😀 I’ve had a great time hosting this round and look forward to visiting the blogs of all who took […]

HHDD #15 –  Equal Opportunity Tarts (The Roundup!)

HHDD #15 – Equal Opportunity Tarts (The Roundup!)

Well, here it is! The long anticipated (hehe) roundup of this month’s installment of Hay Hay it’s Donna Day. This was my first time at hosting a food event and I really have to thank Barbara (this event’s creator, and resident cook at Winos and […]