Taste of T&T 2008

Taste of T&T 2008

Wow, I can’t believe it’s been a year since Taste T&T was held. What a year it’s been! Those of you have been with me a while may remember that it was just after the last Taste T&T that I was unceremoniously booted from my…

Q&A #3: In Search of Kachourie

Q&A #3: In Search of Kachourie

This entry is part of 12 in the series Q&A

Reader’s Question: Hi! I happened upon your blog because I was looking for a Trini recipe. Maybe you can help me. I had a dish that had pureed yellow split peas, cilantro, sliced onions, a little garlic, and some jalapeno pepper. The puree was then…

Q&A #2: What is the recipe for Rituals’ Double Chocolate Oreo Cheesecake?

This entry is part of 12 in the series Q&A

Readerโ€™s Question: โ€ข Can i get the recipe for the Double chocolate oreo cheesecake from Rituals? TriniGourmetโ€™s Answer: When I first posted this picture of a slice of Double Chocolate Oreo Cheesecake (actually from Vie de France) I never expected to get so many requests…

Taste of T&T 2007 – Final Recap! (video)

Taste of T&T 2007 – Final Recap! (video)

Ok, the TriniGourmet is now probably the last Trini on the planet to share her experience of this year’s Taste T&T festival, but you know what they say ‘save the best for last’ ๐Ÿ˜› It’s taken me longer than I had expected to get to…

Q&A #1: What is Green Seasoning?

Q&A #1: What is Green Seasoning?

This entry is part of 12 in the series Q&A

One of the unexepcted pleasures of running this site is getting a chance to hear and answer your questions. Some of you are Trinis who have lived abroad for some time. Some of you are foreigners who have come to love a certain special Trinbagonian…

Nyam #2: Canada’s kslobodian is sump.tuo.us

Nyam #2: Canada’s kslobodian is sump.tuo.us

Confused by my title? Don’t be ๐Ÿ™‚ This is simply the second in my Nyam series ๐Ÿ™‚ For those who are newer to this blog, Nyam was a series I started last year where I interview the creators of food blogs that capture my imagination…

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! ๐Ÿ˜€ Isn’t it lovely? ๐Ÿ™‚ 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! ๐Ÿ™‚ ETA: Looks like I’ll be stuffing myself in…

BBM 2.0 – Jacques Pure Chocolate Hagelslag Granules

This was the last item in my Blogging by Mail package. I bet you thought that box was bottomless! ๐Ÿ˜† I thought these ‘Jacques Pure Chocolate Hagelslag Granules‘ were just ‘sprinkles’ but they’re not! They melt in your mouth! (All the sprinkles I have ever…

BBM 2.0 – Doitung Macadamia Nuts with Wasabi

BBM 2.0 – Doitung Macadamia Nuts with Wasabi

Although this is one of the last of the items in my Blogging by Mail package to be written up it actually was the first item to be opened. My mother is a nut addict and I had never tasted macadamia nuts before so it…

BBM 2.0 – Guylian Truffles

BBM 2.0 – Guylian Truffles

No words necessary! ๐Ÿ™‚ These were the last to be consumed, but they are not the last in this series by any means ๐Ÿ™‚ Customs sliced the bottom of this (and one other box) checking for ‘contraband’! ๐Ÿ™ So creamy and light inside!!! ๐Ÿ™‚

BBM 2.0 – Thai Kick Hot Sauce

BBM 2.0 – Thai Kick Hot Sauce

This post was originally published on April 8, 2007. It has been updated once since then. I love hot sauce but I never had a hot sauce like this! Eva said that she picked it up on her latest trip to SE. Asia, which instantly…

BBM 2.0 – Tagliatelle with Mushrooms

BBM 2.0 – Tagliatelle with Mushrooms

In my Blogging by Mail package was a package of odd looking brown noodles. I wasn’t sure at first what they were. From the italian text I could figure out it was pasta, but with mushrooms? Was i reading it wrong? Turns out I wasn’t!…

BBM 2.0 – Le Saunier Fleur de Sel de Camargue (French Sea Salt)

BBM 2.0 – Le Saunier Fleur de Sel de Camargue (French Sea Salt)

Sea Salt! I love Sea Salt! I started buying it a few years ago after TruValu stopped stocking kosher salt. I loved its coarse texture, intense flavour and of course, being the health hippy that I was raised to be, its trace mineral goodness. Normally…