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Channa Soup Cutters

Channa Soup Cutters

With the carnival season upon us, this channa soup cutters recipe has come at the right time.  As local traditions suggest, alcohol is always complemented with a spicy appetizer.  Why spicy?  It is said that the spiciness in the appetizer prevents one from getting intoxicated too quickly. Preventing Hangover This is what some people claim; [...]

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Deviled Eggs Trinistyle

Deviled Eggs Trinistyle

I can vividly remember the first time I had deviled eggs….It was my cousin’s birthday and all the neighbour’s children were invited. We played as usual because we had energy to burn. We played catch and ran about until we were just about sweaty. Calypso music played in the background but we didn’t care too [...]

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lambie souse, conch souse

Lambie Souse

Lambie souse is another of our favourite souse to make on the island. A favourite of fishermen and locals alike, this somewhat aphrodisiac food is welcomed by all men, young and old. It seems that the more obscure the food is, it seems to to have some sort of “boosting” property for men. This was [...]

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My Top 10 Liming Foods for Carnival

Well, Carnival is upon us and yuh boy is already in Carnival mode and have been thinking of the top 10 liming foods for Carnival that people visit on the blog. I haven’t been able to post as usual because I’ve been busy myself. At this time I’m recuperating from Soca Monarch, which was excellent [...]

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Soaked Plum

My aunt had one of the largest plum trees growing in the yard and when it bore fruit it was a sight to behold; our welcome time to pick one by one for our favourite snack, soaked plum. It was as if we could hear the tree speaking to us. “Have a taste of my [...]

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Black Pudding and Hops

Black Pudding and Hops is a long awaited post for many and it hasn’t come any sooner. For this post I’ll have to regress a bit and explain how black pudding was made long time. Our Tradition of Trinidad Black Pudding For almost a year, piglets would be kept in pens until they are big [...]

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Cheese Rolls

Here is a simple and tasty cheese rolls recipe for dinner.  It is quick and easy to make.  My first impressions of this recipe weren’t that grand, but looks can be deceiving. Because of the flour used, this cheese roll is light and melts in your mouth. It goes great with anything I’ve tried like [...]

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Stuffed Prunes II

Here in Trinidad and Tobago, years ago stuffed prunes were a popular appetizer at parties and weddings.  Nowadays, people shy away from serving it.  Why? Should I say the word “laxative”? lol!! Whatever the reasons are they certainly don’t take into consideration that dried prunes are the  number one antioxidant food with a low GI [...]

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Pineapple and Sausage Skewers

Today I have a very versatile, but simple Pineapple and Sausage Skewers recipe. These skewers could be grilled, baked or served as is without any further treatment with heat. But for today, I’ll show you baked, although I would really like to do some of these grilled with chadon beni butter sometime. Oh! I could [...]

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Ham and Cheese Wheels

This Ham and Cheese Wheels appetizer took me by surprise. And, had me shopping twice for the same ingredients since it tasted so nicely. It seems cream cheese, when used in recipes, add a richness to the dish; and Ham and cheese wheels is no exception. These little mouthwatering tidbits add a touch of class [...]

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