techniques

Storing Wine: Answers to your Frequently Asked Questions

Storing Wine: Answers to your Frequently Asked Questions

Over at SupermarketGuru.com you can find answers to frequently asked questions about storing wine. Questions include: • Should I be storing the wine I drink everyday in a special way or place? • Where should I store wine I don’t plan to drink immediately? • […]

Kicking Ice Cream Up A Notch – Trini Style!

Kicking Ice Cream Up A Notch – Trini Style!

Have you tried splashing Angostura bitters on your ice cream? Because Angostura has a light uplifting flavour with some citrusy undertones I find it works better with pale colored icecreams like vanilla and citrus-flavored icecreams like orange and lemon. This post was originally published November […]

Aromatic Angostura Coffee

Aromatic Angostura Coffee

Why not try a few dashes of Angostura bitters in your cup of coffee today? 🙂 Amazon.com Widgets This post was originally published December 8, 2006. It has been updated once since then.

Trinigourmet Q&A #9: Pholourhie Making Tips

Trinigourmet Q&A #9: Pholourhie Making Tips

Reader’s Question: When I fry pholourie on my own it falls apart in the oil but when my students do it it comes out perfect! Help please! TriniGourmet’s Answer: Hi there! There are many different possibilities. The top ones that come to mind are your […]

Frustration: A Baking Haiku

Frustration: A Baking Haiku

My first attempt sits Trinidad Butter Loaf, sigh How do you make yours?

Thinking About Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

The first time I gave grilled cheese sandwiches serious thought as a culinary rallying force was when I initially came across Kalyn Denny’s South-Beach centered blog ‘Kalyn’s Kitchen’ some time in 2006. In it she posted a passionate response to columnist Pete Well’s article in […]

Floating Island/Île Flottant

It’s time again for another Tuesdays with Dorie, and I’m starting to feel rather warm and nostalgic now towards my ‘recent’ acquisition. Although the sheer volume of Baking: From My Home to Yoursis intimidating (over 400 pages!), the style of writing, and step by step […]

How To Grow Your Own Bean Sprouts!

How To Grow Your Own Bean Sprouts!

Sprouted Lentils with Black Olives, drizzled with a little olive oil, salt and pepper and black olives. Simple and perfect. Fresh sprouts. There is nothing like them. They are crunchier, sweeter, more vibrant in flavour than anything you can buy on a supermarket shelf. Up […]

Zucchini Pasta with Marinara Sauce (recipe)

Zucchini Pasta with Marinara Sauce (recipe)

Today’s post was inspired by Kochtoph’s Food-O-Graphie event where food bloggers talk a little about the technical preferences that they have behind the photos that they share. As I sometimes get asked what camera I use for my shots I thought it may be helpful […]

Setting the Fruit

Setting the Fruit

My fruit jar for this year’s December black cakes is slowly but steadily rising. Whenever I buy dried fruits I set aside half of what is leftover into the jar and top it up with rum or cherry brandy (depending on what I have on […]