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Looking for Lentil Soup?

Looking for Lentil Soup?

“Best Ever Lentil Soup” (link to recipe, below) On a semi-regular basis I like to check what keywords are driving people to this site. Without fail “lentil soup” in one form or another is on the list. This surprises me as I often think that […]

Trinigourmet Amazon Hotlist for November 2010

Trinigourmet Amazon Hotlist for November 2010

The hills of Paramin, where much of Trinidad’s seasonings are grown Hey everyone, I think there is a national conspiracy against my waistline. It started with Divali, continues through Hanukkah and will reach its peak once all those Christmas eats start arriving with friends and […]

Trinigourmet Amazon Hotlist for October 2010

Trinigourmet Amazon Hotlist for October 2010

Divali deeyahs, Adam Smith Square, Woodbrook 2008 Hey everyone, still catching up on my blog posts, Divali really snuck up on me this year! By the time you read this post I’ll probably be sleeping off the inevitable food coma that follows consumption of that […]

Tridoshic Dal (recipe)

Tridoshic Dal (recipe)

This Tridoshic dal comes from a cookbook that I’ve been using for years called The Ayurvedic Cookbook. I’m always interested in learning about the culinary traditions and philosophies of other cultures. Eastern cuisines in particular often fixates on the concept of warming and cooling foods. […]

Trinigourmet’s Amazon Hotlist for September 2010

Trinigourmet’s Amazon Hotlist for September 2010

Divali is fast approaching and with it shall come my recipes for Kheer (Indian Rice Pudding) and Parsad. Stay tuned, I know you all have been looking! πŸ™‚ Wow! Can you believe it’s mid-October already? Maybe it’s just me but I swear time accelerates as […]

Ghosts of Our Culinary Past – Legacy of Our People

Ghosts of Our Culinary Past – Legacy of Our People

This post was originally published on December 14, 2006. It has been updated once since then. Several years ago, the UK based Trini food blogger Can Cook Must Cook posted on “Those Disappearing Pleasures”, the snacks of her childhood which no longer appear on Trini […]

Trinigourmet’s Amazon Hotlist for August 2010

Boomers, a local chain of sub shops has a killer tuna sandwich! They were the first to bring out sauces with distinctly local flavours such as garlic and chadon beni. Subway has since followed… πŸ™‚ It’s the start of another month, and with that comes […]

Trinigourmet’s Amazon Hotlist for July 2010

Trinigourmet’s Amazon Hotlist for July 2010

A Jamaican Patty from Rituals Trinidad is a weekly ‘ritual’ of my own πŸ™‚ It’s the start of another month, and with that comes the posting of my monthly roundup of those items that you all have been clicking (and purchasing) this month. Ramin Ganeshram’s […]

Trinigourmet’s Amazon Hotlist for June 2010

Trinigourmet’s Amazon Hotlist for June 2010

Church Street, Woodbrook, Trinidad, W.I. It’s the start of another month, and with that comes the posting of my monthly roundup of those items that you all have been clicking (and purchasing) this month. Coming in on top is Ramin Ganeshram’s ode to local cuisine […]

20 Ways To Enjoy Ginger!

20 Ways To Enjoy Ginger!

. From Epicentre.com: Ginger is one of those ingredients that can be many things to many people. Not only is it used in cuisines around the world, but it also comes in a variety of forms fresh, pickled, dried, and crystallized among them . People […]