Posts Tagged ‘Trinidad and Tobago’

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ponche de creme - flirty foodie

You have to have a bottle of ponche de creme in the house during Christmas time in Trinidad and Tobago. There holiday season is all about visiting people, and hosting guests, no invitation needed. My mother always made bottles of the stuff at the beginning of the season to last through the month. The raw […]

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Trinidadian Browning - caramello scuro caraibico - finished

Browning sauce is the secret ingredient in Caribbean cooking. It’s the unknown something that adds depth and richness in dishes from stew beef to black cake. Making it is simple. All you need is two ingredients, sugar and water. Plus two utensils a good heavy (stainless steel) pot and a wooden spoon. The important thing […]

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Trinidadian Black Cake - Cupcakes - 2

(versione in italiano sotto) This is the recipe for black cake, a traditional Caribbean cake for Christmas and weddings. It’s a perfect homemade holiday gift because it can be made in advance and stored at room temperature for days if not years. Just keep on adding rum from time to time as a natural preservative […]

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