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Dem Tiefin’ We?!?: Copyright infringment and the local blogging community

Dem Tiefin’ We?!?: Copyright infringment and the local blogging community

Graffiti Art – Queen’s Park Savannah This post was originally published on November 11, 2008. It has been updated 3 times since then. Last Update November 5, 2010 This post was originally written in November 2008 when I was shocked to learn that an application […]

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, […]

Vegan Recipes from Trinidad and Tobago

Vegan Recipes from Trinidad and Tobago

Curried Pumpkin and Rice – a popular Vegan Recipe on TriniGourmet.com From time to time people reach this site by running a search for “Vegan recipes from Trinidad and Tobago”. Veganism as a movement isn’t very pronounced here however many of our most popular dishes […]

Is Your Oven Correct? (Why It’s Important To Calibrate)

Is Your Oven Correct? (Why It’s Important To Calibrate)

Do you trust your oven? A lot of times I get questions from readers criticizing how a recipe came out and demanding that I change the instructions or details 🙂 It always somewhat amuses me that clearly -I’m- the one to blame if -their- attempt […]

TWD: Cottage Cheese Pufflets

TWD: Cottage Cheese Pufflets

I hate.. hate… HATE when a recipe gets the best of me. It’s a control thing, I freely admit it. But after 3 valiant attempts I must grudgingly, and rather apologetically confess that this deceptively simple dessert beat me bad. The first time I attempted […]

Bussin’ Coconut

Bussin’ Coconut

Every now and again I get criticized by a reader for using ‘shortcuts’ in my recipes. Whether it’s a frozen this or a grated that, I’m bound to hear from someone who thinks that unless I grew it, picked it and shelled it myself, I’m […]

Hello, Old Friend

Hello, Old Friend

Banana ‘trees’, Lady Young Road, Morvant “Time, time, time, see whats become of me While I looked around For my possibilities” – A Hazy Shade of Winter, Simon & Garfunkel I had the best intentions where blogging has been concerned, but like Simon & Garfunkel […]

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 […]

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Heading home, Churchill-Roosevelt Highway, 2007

Valentine’s Day Menu 2009

Some simple and quick recipes that I’ve enjoyed and hope you will as well. I myself, won’t be cooking this Valentine’s as J and I are heading out to dine. I will however have camera in tow, as where there is food, there is a […]