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 »

Who does not love good Chinese food? I grew up eating West Indian Chinese food which is completely different from authentic Chinese food. Home Chinese food is made with browning, which is a thick, dark soy sauce. Authentic Chinese food is made with fish sauce, regular soy sauce, oyster sauce…just mainly different sauces. The two are completely different on every level. While I love my West Indian Chinese Food and will go to any lengths to eat it, I love… Read more »