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Fruit Cooler

It can certainly be refreshing; a fruit cooler can be just what you need not just during the hot summer months, but during times of stress. I know the Christmas season can be really stressful. This is not a money-saving month. And yet it comes and goes so quickly -  just like the salary. Therefore, [...]

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Lemon Sponge Cake

Lemon sponge cake, with its citrus undertones, has a way of captivating my taste buds in a  carefree way. At first you start thinking ….Ok this is a nice sponge cake, but then as you slowly savour the morsel of happiness in you mouth, the acid, sweet tinge of flavour tickles your tongue into excitement….Enticing [...]

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no bake coconut oatmeal cookies

No Bake Coconut Oatmeal Cookies

The amount of Christmas parties my five year old niece went to this Christmas season was amazing.  Every time she came home, she was proud to show off her new presents.  She would then proclaim that being nice pays off indeed!  Then she would look at her cousin and say, “Behave yourself  or you get [...]

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pumpkin ponche de creme

Pumpkin Ponche de Crème

This pumpkin ponche de crème is de bomb….. The last post with the guava wine simply whetted your appetite and now that you’re ready for more, this pumpkin ponche de crème is the perfect drink for a one two knockout …Yeah that puncheon rum will have you wheeling lol :) Talking about knockouts, a few [...]

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Sorrel Liqueur

You would have guessed already that Felix must be somewhere enjoying himself.  After all, there has not been a post for quite a while, and the Christmas season is right around the corner.  And I would say, you are quite right.  He has been very busy since he had been invited to play with a [...]

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Biscuit Cake

Before I get into this Trini Biscuit Cake recipe I have to clear the air over the recipe as to my actions in the past. I am guilty as charged for holding back this recipe from you all. At one time I even required visitors to subscribe to Compère Magazine before they got access to [...]

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Making Trinidad Black Pudding (1)

How to Make Black Pudding

About a year ago I posted “Black Pudding and Hops”; a little post that was well received by my visitors. For some time I wasn’t aware of the impact it had on my readers until I got a flood of comments. Since then I was asked countless times to post an actual recipe for our [...]

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Quick Mix Sponge Cake

I have for you busy readers and cooks, a quick and easy cake recipe for this hectic Christmas season. It will help you save time to spend with the family and relieve yourself of all the stress of getting the long “to do” list done.  I am talking about a quick mix sponge cake recipe.  [...]

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Sugarless Cake

Sugarless Cake

I have for you an extremely moist sugarless cake, with the uncanny resemblance to our popular black Christmas cake.  The main difference is that there is no alcohol in this cake.  As a matter of fact, this cake is a perfect substitute for the black Christmas Cake.  This cake is also the second cake for [...]

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Christmas Cake

There is always a Christmas cake on the table during the Christmas season, especially a fruit cake.  In Trinidad the traditional black cake is usually crumbly-moist or sticky-wet and black; its moisture resulting from the excessive use of alcohol.   Some people also like icing on their black cake, thus making the cake decadent.  But I [...]

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