Pad Thai


I wasn't planning to blog about this meal, but after everyone raved so much about it, I decided to post the recipe. I forgot to take a photo before we devoured our food, but I found one on the interwebs that somewhat resembles what I made. Pad Thai #ratingval# from…

Oil down


I had been wanting to try oil down ever since Corinne told me about it, but every time we looked for it, it was out. So, I decided to make it myself. I left out the salted meat (being a non-mammal eater.) Oil down #ratingval# from #reviews# reviews Print Recipe…

Callaloo


I had sampled some callaloo (along with fish and coocoo - another staple food here) last week when Corinne and I stopped for lunch at Store Bay beach.  A few days ago I found a callaloo pack at the local grocery store, containing most of the required ingredients for the…

Coconut Bake


This is a recipe Corinne found on the Trinigourmet website which looked so great we had to try it. I had found a coconut during our trip to Pigeon Point and managed to husk it, crack it open and remove the beautiful white flesh, which I then grated coarsely. Coconut…

Pelau


This recipe is from the cookbook called The Multi-Cultural Cuisine of Trinidad & Tobago & the Caribbean written by the Naparima Girls' High School. Pelau #ratingval# from #reviews# reviews Print Recipe Type: Main Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 1 hour Total time: 1 hour 15 mins Serves: 8 Pelau…

Curried crab with dumplings


I arrived in Tobago on Sunday night, the warm, moist air welcoming me as I stepped off the airplane and onto the tarmac. I fairly well zoomed through immigration and customs and then waited for Corinne to arrive. She drove the 10 odd miles from the airport to her condo…