Mortar and Pestle

A Mortar and pestle (pilón) is used to crush, grind, and mash ingredients.  The conventional mortar and pestles were used to grind spices and food products. Different Uses of a mortar and a pestel Long ago, the larger version was also used to pound cocoa and coffee (this tradition is still alive in some communities).  …

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Pastelle Press

A pastelle press is available in many sizes and is made of wood or plastic. It is inexpensive as well. These wooden pastelle press can help you save a lot of time in the kitchen as well.  The only substitute for it is a rolling pin or bailna, but it would take a lot longer…

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Cooking Utensils We Use in Trini Cooking

In every kitchen there are a number of basic cooking utensils that are necessary for everyday cooking. Traditional cooking utensils were made from clay, stone or wood.  Today, we have a variety of cooking utensils  that influence our cooking and the flavor of the dish prepared. Pots and Pans We qualify a good cooking utensil…

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