5 Trini Soups & Stews to enjoy this Carnival!
  Carnival time is not a time when one wants to be stuck behind the stove for any length of time. That’s why soups and stews that don’t need to be tended at length, and that can be enjoyed for more than one day, are popular. Whether you’re enjoying these at home, by a friend, or as part of the... 
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NEWS: Trinidadian Chef Hasan Defour opens Caribbean restaurants in Singapore!
Life! joins the 37-year-old chef, who was born in Trinidad and Tobago, on a trip to Tekka Market in Little India, one of his favourite places to look for ingredients. Curated from To Tekka for ingredients, AsiaOne Soshiok News Loved this article which explores the similarities and differences between Singaporean... 
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via Instagram ift.tt/1CXttg8 Franciacorta is a small wine-producing area in Lombardy, northern Italy. It is famous for its high-quality sparkling wines, which are made in a very similar fashion to Champagne. Although relatively unknown in global terms (compared to Moscato and Prosecco), Franciacorta is widely regarded... 
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6 Trini Appetizers to enjoy this Carnival
Many of the appetizers that you will find at local events have their origin in Trinidad’s amazing street foods and snacks. Due to a long history of colonization and immigration our culinary landscape is a dizzying amalgamation of European, African, Indian, Chinese and Middle Eastern that continues to shift and... 
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RECIPE: Sarina's Ginger Chicken with Cabbage
  It’s funny how life goes. I brought in the New Year full of the greatest plans and resolutions, among them more time devoted to self-care and recipe creation. Then, my parents both contracted the Chikungunya virus within one day of each other and my carefully constructed schedules were thrown out the... 
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What's Your Favourite Restaurant?
via Instagram instagram.com/p/xMgCcquI2m/ T&T readers! Which is your favorite restaurant? Share your answers!  Not in T&T? Not a problem! Share your favorite Caribbean-themed restaurant (city & country). Help us all learn some new spots! I’ll compile your answers for a roundup post next month 🙂 Pictured... 
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via Instagram ift.tt/16xsnxe Behind the scenes of my Divali inspired spread of RANI Chips & Assorted Dips, filmed last November and perfect year round! This was my first introduction to Rani’s flatbread line and I have to say that I love the coconut one. Look for them in supermarkets nationwide. Check out... 
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via Instagram ift.tt/1wqUnr3 Eddoes in Coconut Sauce This recipe is a great substitute for mashed potatoes. Eddoes, like potatoes, are a tuber. Along with cassava, dasheen and sweet potatoes, they form a family known as ‘ground provisions’. Look for them in West Indian markets as well as Latin American ones where... 
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HAPPY NEW YEAR! (2015 Brunch/Supper Menu)
Happy 2015 everyone! I just wanted to take a quick moment to thank you for your readership and support in 2014. It was a rocky year both personally and professionally, as I continue to navigate the rather rocky road of full-time bloggership. Numerous family emergencies meant that my posting schedule was more erratic... 
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Continue Comments Off on OUT NOW! HOLIDAY GLAM: 30+ Festive Caribbean Recipes – $6.95 USD A compilation of popular local and regional fare, as well as some originals, the majority of the 30+ recipes in “Holiday Glam” have never appeared on TriniGourmet.com and those that have have been extensively updated and revised from the versions that appear on the site. These recipes include: Baked Kingfish in Orange Sauce • Carrot Punch • Classic Roasted Turkey • Currant Rolls • Eggless Coquito • Jamaican Ginger Beer • Icebox Cake • Jamaican Rice and Peas • Kurma • Punch de Creme • Rum Cake • Sorrel • Trinidad Black Cake • Trinidad Paime • Trinidad Parsad • Trinidad Pastelles And much much more! Visit http://ift.tt/1GJpIx1 (IG users, click link in bio) #trinidad #food #caribbean #sweethanfuhso #holiday #festive #book #ebook #cookbook #recipes #recipe #drinks #drink #cocktails #food #instafood #yum #yummy #amazing #tasty #foodie #delish #delicious #foodpic #foodpics #kosher
TRINIDAD EXPRESS FEATURE: Pass The Ponche! (includes recipe for Beetroot Punch de Creme)
I am delighted to be included in the Trinidad Express’ Saturday Feature (12/20/2014) on our local ‘eggnog’ Punch de Creme 🙂 Love the different perspectives and recipes, including one for that increasingly popular variant Beetroot! If you want my own recipe for Punch de Creme you can snag it by... 
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EVENT: Bailey's Dulce de Leche Launch!
Wednesday, November 5 2014 saw the T&T launch of Bailey’s newest flavour ‘Dulce de Leche’ at the recently opened Rizzoni’s Ristorante Italiano and I was thrilled to participate in the event. My day started at 4:30 a.m. and was a blur of morning show appearances, mid-day photo-taking (behind... 
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Continue Comments Off on July 19, 2014. @lotuswares , Maraval, Trinidad – Tasting of Organic Garden Teas. Sustainably grown. No additives or enhancers. Check out Lotus Wares’ wonderful variety of continually updated tea sets and dinnerware as well! #tea #instatea #tealife #teaaddict #tealover #teagram #healthy #drink #hot #teacup #trinidad #caribbean
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Continue Comments Off on April 12, 2014 – Chefs Jason Peru and Ridge Juman plate an exquisite dessert of Double Chocolate Brownies topped with Apple Cinnamon ice cream drizzled with fresh Strawberry compote, tri-colored Apple salsa and sweet chips topped with pulled caramel sugar (Fanatic Kitchen Studio) 💟💞 #dessert #food #desserts #amazing #sweet #chocolate #icecream #dessertporn #delish #foods #delicious #tasty #hungry #foodpics #sweettooth #trinidad #caribbean #fanatickitchenstudio @chefjasonperu @chefjuman @eatthecaribbean @seangonzales1982 @fanatickitchenstudio
Consumers in Trinidad and Tobago will soon be able to browse specific products, services and menu items of local businesses online through the new Menus and Catalogues feature being released by the search platform, F1RST.com. The Menus and Catalogues feature will empower consumers to make purchasing decisions for... 
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Sundae Fest 2014

// Jul 14th, 2014
Sundae Fest 2014
After an amazing debut Sundae Fest is back for its second year. If you missed my writeup of last year’s festivities check it out here. This is definitely one culinary event that is worth marking down 🙂 Sundae 20th July 2014 – its back!!! The double scoop! Sundae Fest is centered on family, friends,... 
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I came up with this recipe for Episode 6 of “Sweet Han’: Caribbean Cooking with Sarina”. All who had it dubbed it an instant fave from the very first bite. It combines all the elements that I consider essential to a successful salad – color, contrasts and texture. Get the recipe: http://www.trinigourmet.com/index.php/cumin-potato-orange-spinach-salad-with-mango-chutney-dressing-recipe-video/ via... 
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More gourmet brands are readily available now – both locally and foreign made. However when nostalgia hits and I want to be transported back to a simpler mood and time I still reach for a Krik Krak. via Instagram ift.tt/1jDKndv  Read More →
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The Rise and Rise of Caribbean Cooking
This entry was written by a guest contributor. The author’s views are entirely his or her own and may not reflect the views of TriniGourmet.com Caribbean cooking has emerged as one of the fastest growing ethnic cuisine trends, with numerous restaurants, cafes and bars popping up in quick succession all across... 
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Info : Loving the sunny and organic vibe of this tablescape! May 21, 2014 at 03:15PM Check out more of my favourite tablescapes on the TriniGourmet “Caribbean Glam” tablescapes Pinterest board 🙂 Follow Sarina’s board Tablescapes: Caribbean Glam™ By Request on Pinterest.  Read More →
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APRIL GIVEAWAY! 3 Questions with Debbie of Peppa Deb's Original Caribbean Hot Sauce
Earlier this week I shared my review of a new product “Peppa Deb’s Original Caribbean Hot Sauce”. To learn more about its creator and how to enter to win a 3-bottle sampler of your very own, read on! 🙂 “As a child growing up in San Fernando, I watched my father make his homemade pepper... 
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APRIL GIVEAWAY/PRODUCT REVIEW: Peppa Deb's Original Caribbean Pepper Sauce
Last week I received an amazing 3-bottle sampler of Peppa Deb’s Original Caribbean Pepper Sauce. Available in hot, medium and spicy it was way too good not to share with y’all!  I don’t often use commercial pepper sauces, as my father makes an excellent one. Indeed I am often told that his recipe... 
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Banana Daiquri (recipe) – Caribbean Beachcomber July/August 1969
As I type this it’s 3pm, on a Tuesday. Yes, a Tuesday. Sometimes that’s just how life goes and it’s been -that- kind of week already. So, follow my lead and take a mid-day break today. It’s on me! (If your boss complains, make one for them too! 😉 ) This recipe comes from my ongoing “Caribbean... 
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LIVE VIEWING POST: Watch Trinidad's Brandon Soverall on Food Network's
Trinidad’s Brandon Soverall competes on Food Network’s “Cutthroat Kitchen” tonight at 10pm EST. Currently the sous chef at “Triniti” in Houston, TX, USA, he first gained prominence among local foodies via cooking events at Port of Spain’s Fanatic Kitchen Studio. About Cutthroat... 
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Purim Menu (video)

// Mar 10th, 2014
Purim Menu (video)
Purim Menu 2011 • East Indian Chickpea Salad • Hummus • Pasta Puttanesca • Broccoli Gratin • Haman’s Ears/Orejas de Haman • Sarina’s Rum and Raisin Hamantsachen It always tickles me how close Purim and Carnival fall most years. I especially enjoy Purim because it’s the only time of year... 

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