If anyone has been to Trinidad especially around carnival time, then you would have eaten this Pelau, in addition to doubles, callaloo and crab or crab and dumplings. Callaloo and crab is considered the national dish of Trinidad, but a Trini Pelau is considered the national dish of a Trini lime! I have made this dish before on the blog and it was actually the first video I did for my Youtube Channel. Of course back then I was a… Read more »

Happy New Year! I hope you all had an amazing Holiday and an even better New Year planned. Before we all go onto these crazy diets and new year resolutions, I am sharing with you an amazing recipe I did for @196flavors over the Christmas break. There are literally hundreds of different recipes, with slight variations making each one unique to its own country. I made these empanadas to take to the Kubes’s Christmas gathering and I was amazed at… Read more »

This Stew Chicken is not to be confused with the American Chicken Stew. Two completely different dishes. I was looking through my videos on YouTube…yes occasionally even myself look at my videos. I realized I have not posted one on Stew Chicken. How could that be? Stew Chicken is one of the most popular dishes in Trinidad. Without it we won’t make it through Carnival and many Sunday dishes! Its the beginning of any Trini Pelau, another important dish in Trini… Read more »

I know I am a day late and a dollar short…as Diwali was last week and here I am now posting a recipe pertaining to that. Typical Trini here. You know how you see a whole turkey post like days leading up to thanksgiving from other bloggers, that is not me and it may never be. First of all I can only handle eating turkey once a year! Second I don’t have that kind of time to take pictures and video of… Read more »

Who is happy to not be seeing all those political ads on TV anymore? I check it one night, there was at least 5 political ads in between each commercial. I am so tired of people on my facebook feed ranting about politics. We all want 2020 to come quickly, but I really don’t like seeing that stuff first thing in the morning. Whats even worst, is when you go out and people dominate the conversation with talks of politics!… Read more »