Trinidad Chinese cuisine is a popular style of food resulting from a fusion of Chinese and West Indian cuisines. Trinidad food itself is a mixture of African, British, Indian, Spanish, French and Portuguese cooking style. Wondering why there is such diverse mixture of cooking styles in Trinidad? Well in 1834, the black British slaves working in the Caribbean colonies were freed. That eventually created a labor vacuum that was filled by indentured laborers from India and Africa. A sizable portion… Read more »

Every time I go back home to Trinidad, one of my most favorite things to eat is a Roast Pork Sandwich. I have never been able to master how Trini’s make their roast pork. It does not help that everyone has a different process either. One of my fondest memory is every Friday buying a roast pork sandwich from the neighborhood bar (rum shop). The lady that owned it only made it on Friday and Saturdays. I believe she fried… Read more »

There is this Ethnic restaurant/grocery down the street from me and I usually pick up these pre-made kebabs, that comes frozen and I just pop it in my oven and in 12 minutes I have delicious kebabs. The story of my life, whenever I find something that I like, it always goes away, and just like that poof…they no longer stocked those kebabs that I so loved. They did a different brand instead which I tried, but it was not… Read more »

Hi there! Welcome back. Last weekend I had the most excited pleasure of baby sitting my little cousin. He is 18 months old and to me that is the perfect age! I wish I can keep him at that age forever because they do eventually grow up into moody teenagers staring at their phones 23 hours a day. He is at that age where he is now learning to say words and he is still waddling around on unsteady legs…. Read more »

Today we are cooking up a batch of my all time favorite food! Yup its hot sauce, but not just any hot sauce, this is a Trinidad Hot Pepper Sauce. This is a sauce that will not only spice things up, but put flavor on your plate. There are hot and there is hot flavor. Hot is just burn your taste buds off. Hot flavor means the heat enhances the flavor of the food. Then there are people who can’t… Read more »