Snorkeling Arnos Vale


Here is another compiled video of some snorkeling highlights at beautiful Arnos Vale, Tobago taken during my last two days on the island: There were huge schools of small fishes that gathered in bands or swam past you for minutes at a time. We also saw the resident school of…

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…

Snorkeling


The snorkeling in Tobago is pretty spectacular. From Buccoo reef near Pigeon Point on the southwest end of Tobago to Arnos Vale and Castara on the north coast to Speyside on the northeast end of the island, there is a lot of variety. I've seen cuttlefish in two different locations…

Pandora’s Toe


Corinne and I made a trip to Trinidad last weekend. We spent some time in Port of Spain for the wedding of one of Corinne's friends which was quite an interesting spectacle - the perfect way to try to understand the multicultural nature of Trinidad. The groom was of Indian…

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…