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 »

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 »

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 »

Hi There! I know I have not posted anything in a few weeks. I have not had motivation to cook or I should say documenting and videoing everything that I cook lately. Before we jump into the recipe for today…who watches the bachelorette? Besides Mr. Pouty Pants that is! While reading my book last night I happened to catch some of it. Now I do not watch this reality TV show at all. I cannot seem to like it. I… Read more »

Every now and again I get this feeling of nostalgia and miss my home food, but more importantly my mom’s Curry Chicken. Now that I think of it, in 2 more years I would have lived half my life here in Minnesota. I can hardly believe how fast time has flown by! Even though I have been here this Iong, I still miss my Trini food. I doubt very much that will ever go away. One of my most favorite… Read more »