Buss-up-Shut and Malida

Hi everyone! Since Eid is quickly approaching, I decided to do a simple and quick dessert that is usually enjoyed at this time. This has to be my most favorite Eid dessert other than Sawine. This is made by pounding or flaking buss-up-shut or paratha roti and mixing it with condensed milk, coconut and spices.... Continue Reading →

Shrimp Wantons: Trini Style

This is one of the ultimate Trini appetizers or snacks. It's another recipe with a strong Asian influence, but as always we put our own Trini kick to it. It can also be made with chicken or veggies. Here's how I make mine. Ingredients: 1lb peeled and deveined shrimp 1 lemon wanton wrappers 1 cup... Continue Reading →

Pepper Shrimp

Hey guys! This recipe is a typical Trini Sunday dish! Due to the strong Asian influence in Trinidad and Tobago, this dish is a fusion of cultures. It has a Trini kick to it ( Green Seasoning and Hot pepper) and it's quite fiery, just how we love it on the islands! If you can't... Continue Reading →

Trinidad Pholourie

This amazing Trinidadian street snack/appetizer will have you dribbling for more! If you remember the days when you could go by de parlour down de road and buy 10 of these for a dollar then you're true Trini! I remember it used to be soaked in chutney and that's all I used to spend my... Continue Reading →

Curry Chicken

If you know anything about the islands, you know that Curry is one of the few spices that our Indian Ancestors brought over here. This is why Curry chicken is so famous especially in Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana and Jamaica and each country has their own unique way of preparing it. This is the way... Continue Reading →

Eid al-Fitr means….Sawine/Vermicelli time!!!!

Eid Mubarak 2015 to all my Muslim readers around the world! Eid Al-Fitr signifies the end of the Holy month of Ramadan, after 30 days of fasting without food or water.The first thought that came to mind when thinking of Eid, was Sawine. If you are unfamiliar with Trinidad and Tobago's background, it's extremely rich in culture and... Continue Reading →

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