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Taste of Home Magazine

Taste of Home Magazine
Several weeks ago I saw the editor of Taste of Home Magazine on Sara’s Secrets. I thought that the concept of the magazine sounded appealing (reader-submitted and tested recipes), so I jotted down the name. Am a tad worried though that it may be nothing but overcheesed casseroles and pies? If anyone knows anything more about it do let me know! You can check out their website by visiting TasteofHome.com Tweet  Read More →

Shop @ Veni Mangé

Hey everyone, just wanted to let you know that I’ve opened up an Amazon (aStore) called Veni Mangé for TriniGourmet. Veni Mang?ɬ�, which is Trinidadian Creole for ‘Come and Eat’, as I’ve written earlier is the whole mindset behind TriniGourmet.com. Sadly to say there are a lot of bogus cookbooks out there where Caribbean food is concerned. If you are interested in authenticity... 

How Familiar are you with Caribbean Cuisine?

Help me to improve TriniGourmet.com by answering this simple question. It should only take a minute and your answer will help me to add new features to the site. I’ll be posting the results in the near future. Thanks for your input Which Alternative Pastelle Filling Should I Add To Trinigourmet? Fish Vegan View Results  Loading ... Tweet  Read More →

Oil Down

Oil Down
Oil Down, is a colloquial Caribbean name for any dish of vegetables cooked in coconut milk until all the milk is absorbed and the ingredients have turned into a creamy mush (or have ‘oiled down’). The two most popular oil downs are breadfruit oil down and cassava oil down. Oil down is really something to experience first-hand, I am not sure that I can convey the creamy, buttery, saltiness... 

Pumpkin Hummus

Tonight, while perusing my Blogroll I came across an exciting recipe for Pumpkin Hummus! I will -definitely- be trying this recipe at a later date and will post my results (and any changes) in the near future. Yumm! Tweet  Read More →

Making Homemade Pasta (excitement and trepidation)

Making Homemade Pasta (excitement and trepidation)
Ever since I read a memoir about homemade noodles in Bridges journal several years ago I have been enthralled by the idea of making my own pasta. Still, I am yet to do so. Why? Mainly intimidation. what if I bomb? What if i make a mess of it aiaiaiai… can you tell I have a perfectionist streak? Recently a channel here in Trinidad began showing programs from the Food Network for between 90 minutes... 

Veni Mangé

Veni Mangé (VEN-ee MAR-jay), a Trinidadian creole expression for “Let’s Eat”, sums up the ethos of TriniGourmet.com As a self-taught devotee of all things culinary I enjoy finding new ways to express my own Trinidadian and Jamaican heritages in the kitchen. On these pages it is my hope that I will successfully be able to convey my love of cooking, culture and international cuisine...