Sauté Trinbago 2010: Part 5 – Oasis Carnival Band Launch 2011 (video)

Sauté Trinbago 2010: Part 5 – Oasis Carnival Band Launch 2011 (video)

This entry is part of 8 in the series Sauté Trinbago

The next thing on the evening’s agenda was the launch of a new Carnival band Oasis. From the opening notes of Shakira’s “Ojos Asi” I was drawn in… Oasis Carnival Band Launch 2011 Playlist (6 videos) All in all I think that Oasis did an…

Sauté Trinbago 2010: Part 4 – The Evening’s Entertainment (video)

Sauté Trinbago 2010: Part 4 – The Evening’s Entertainment (video)

This entry is part of 8 in the series Sauté Trinbago

After the magnificence of the Picton Folk Performing Company’s offering, I could be forgiven for thinking that I could take a little time out between performances. The organisers however clearly had different plans. It was not long before the notes of Shakira’s “Waka Waka” started…

Sauté Trinbago 2010: Part 3 – The Picton Folk Performing Company (video)

Sauté Trinbago 2010: Part 3 – The Picton Folk Performing Company (video)

This entry is part of 8 in the series Sauté Trinbago

Prior to last Saturday’s performance I was completely unaware of the existence of the Picton Folk Performing Company. As a result, I feel really grateful to Cloud Nine, the organisers of Sauté Trinbago, for the exceptional level of talent which they allowed to shine from…

Sauté Trinbago 2010: Part 2 – Blue Devils & Moko Jumbies (video)

Sauté Trinbago 2010: Part 2 – Blue Devils & Moko Jumbies (video)

This entry is part of 8 in the series Sauté Trinbago

Like moko jumbies, blue devils are mainstays of traditional Trinidadian Carnival (or ‘ole mas’ as it’s commonly called). A form of Devil Mas/Jab Molassie/Jab-Jab, blue devils are mostly associated with the Maraval hills of Paramin and have also been immortalised in song by 3 Canal…

Sauté Trinbago 2010: Part 1 – Arrival (video)

Sauté Trinbago 2010: Part 1 – Arrival (video)

This entry is part of 8 in the series Sauté Trinbago

It has been no secret to anyone who follows my Twitter and Facebook accounts that I was extremely excited to attend last Saturday’s Sauté Trinbago. After a 2 year wait, since the last Taste T&T festival, I have been itching for an event that showcases…

HHDD #15 – Equal Opportunity Tarts: And the Winner Is…

HHDD #15 – Equal Opportunity Tarts: And the Winner Is…

Running with Tweezers‘ eye-popping Chocolate Tartlets with Candied Grapefruit Peel! Congrats to Tami for her submission and thanks to everyone who took part and/or voted 😀 I’ve had a great time hosting this round and look forward to visiting the blogs of all who took…

HHDD #15 –  Equal Opportunity Tarts (The Roundup!)

HHDD #15 – Equal Opportunity Tarts (The Roundup!)

Well, here it is! The long anticipated (hehe) roundup of this month’s installment of Hay Hay it’s Donna Day. This was my first time at hosting a food event and I really have to thank Barbara (this event’s creator, and resident cook at Winos and…

Dining With Saints (CIC Old Boys’ Association)

Dining With Saints (CIC Old Boys’ Association)

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deVine Wine & Spirits Festival (2007)

deVine Wine & Spirits Festival (2007)

(click image to view full size promo) Fresh on the heels of Taste T&T is the deVine wine festival. I can’t wait 🙂

Chefs Royal 2007: Flags of the Nations

Chefs Royal 2007: Flags of the Nations

For the price they are asking I really find they could have provided more information. What nations will be represented? Who are the chefs? Wha de jail? Oh well, because it’s QRC I may just check it out anyway 😛 For those who don’t know…

Indo Fair 2007

Indo Fair 2007

While at the Taste of T&T 2007, I was approached by a Tourism guide who was polling attendees. While sharing my thoughts on the event (which will be posted by the end of the week, G-d willing) we got to talking about local food. She…

Taste of T&T 2007 – Flyer

Taste of T&T 2007 – Flyer

The Taste of Trinidad & Tobago is here! Click image to enlarge/read details

Taste of T&T 2007 – Gourmet Ticket in Hand!

Taste of T&T 2007 – Gourmet Ticket in Hand!

My ticket for this weekend’s Taste of T&T is in my hands and boy am I getting excited! 😀 Isn’t it lovely? 🙂 I picked it up at Joseph’s, one of the participating restaurants. It was my first time to their premises and I was…

Taste of T&T 2007 – Chef & Gourmet Menu details

Taste of T&T 2007 – Chef & Gourmet Menu details

Well the menu and restaurant details for this weekend’s Taste of T&T are out, and I am impressed. These offerings sound delish! I am seriously reconsidering not shelling out for a gourmet ticket. Check ’em out! 🙂 ETA: Looks like I’ll be stuffing myself in…