Christmas paime

Recipe Trinidad Paime

In Cakes On December 21, 2011 0 Comments

Paime, pronounced “pay-me”, is a local delicacy made of cornmeal, flour, raisins, coconut, sugar and other ingredients, wrapped in a banana (fig) leaf and put to steam until… Read More »

ponche de creme

Christmas Ponche De Crème

In Drinks On December 20, 2011 4 Comments

Another classic Christmas drink in Trinidad is Ponche De Crème. Or as local Trinis know it, punch-ah-creme It is a milk drink not straying far from what is known… Read More »

Trinidad Sponge Cake

Trinidad Sponge Cake

In Baking On December 20, 2011 4 Comments

Along with a good black cake, a normal “sponge cake” or vanilla cake is served for Christmas. It’s the yellow cake you get in the tray Here is… Read More »

glazed ham

Glazed Ham and Hops

In Baking On December 20, 2011 0 Comments

Ham and hops on Christmas morning. Need we say more? You need to have something to fill the bellies of the paranderos! The hops is easy but we… Read More »

Trinidad Black Cake

Trinidad Black Cake (With Alcohol)

In Cakes On December 18, 2011 8 Comments

The smell of black cake at Christmas. Ahh boy.. Just make sure you don’t have too much! Below is a nice little recipe for two 5lb cakes that you… Read More »