Caribbean Alloo Pies

Serves 6-8 Ingredients * 2 cups all purpose flour * 2 tsp. baking powder * ½ tsp. salt * ¾ cups water * 4 medium potatoes, apporximately 600g or 1lb * Salt and black pepper * Hot pepper * Ground or whole cumin (jeera)to taste, approximately 1 – 1½ tsp. * Oil for deep frying …

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Trinidad Black Cake

Trinidad Black Cake Ingredients: Cake: 1 lb butter 1 lb sugar 8 eggs 1 tsp lemon essence 2 tsp lime rind (zested) 2 tsp almond essence 2 tsp vanilla 1 lb flour 4 tsp baking powder 2 tsp mixed spice 1/2 tsp grated nutmeg Fruit Base: 1 lb pitted prunes 1 lb raisins 1 lb …

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Fried Bake ‘n Fish

Trinidad Fried Bake ‘n Fish (adapted from the Naparima Girls’ High School Cookbook) Ingredients: Float (Fried Bake) 4 cups flour 1 1/2 tsp salt 4 tsp baking powder water oil for frying Fried Fish 1 lb fish fillets 2 limes breadcrumbs flour 2 tbsp minced chive & thyme 1 tsp minced garlic 1 teaspoon salt …

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Callaloo

Ingredients 1 dozen dasheen leaves (yuh could get it on west green rd) 8 ochroes 1/2 cup of finely chopped onion 1/2 cup of choped pumpkin 2 crabs or crab meat. (optional) 1 tablespoon of butter (golden ray) Chives, salt and pepper 1 cup water 1 dry coconut (or u could get coconut milk in …

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Sugar Buns/Hot Cross Buns

Trinidad Sugar Buns/Hot Cross Buns Recipe by: TriniGourmet.com Makes 16 buns INGREDIENTS: 1 tbsp yeast 1 tsp all-purpose flour 1 tsp sugar 1 cup warm milk 4 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp vanilla essence 4 tbsp margarine or butter 4 tbsp sugar 4 tbsp sultanas 2 tbsp currants 2 eggs 1/2 tsp …

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Saltfish Accra

Trinidad Saltfish Accra INGREDIENTS: 1 egg 1 small onion, finely chopped 1/2 lb boneless saltfish 1/2 cup water 1 tablespoon pepper sauce 1 1/4 cup flour 1 tsp vegetable oil 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup finely chopped spring onions 1 tsp italian seasoning Freshly ground black …

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Macaroni Pie

Trinbago kitchen The way to a man’s heart is through his stomach , or so they say. We believe that the way to keep your woman happy is to cook her that special trini recipe. So get yourself stuck in to receipes for Pelau rice, stew chicken and much more. Trinidad Macaroni Pie (Adapted from …

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