Sorrel Drink

Recipe for Delicious Sorrel Drink

In Drinks On December 23, 2011 1 Comment

Christmas is not Christmas in Trinidad without some sorrel. It’s the first ‘soft’ thing a Trini asks for after touching down in Piarco at Christmas. Here is a… Read More »

Trini Ginger Beer

Trini Ginger Beer

In Drinks On December 22, 2011 0 Comments

Along with Sorrel, Ginger Beer is another traditional drink that you see around Christmas time. It is an acquired taste but once you do acquire the taste, you… Read More »

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 5 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 »