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May 2018 Box Reveal - The Trinidad & Tobago Essentials Box

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callaloo box trinidad and tobago essentials box

This box contains staples found in any true Trinidad & Tobago kitchen.

Try these unique flavors for authentic Trinidad & Tobago cuisine.

Callaloo Box berties bertie's bertie pimento sauce Trinidad and Tobago online grocery

Pimento Sauce

What is it?: A blend of pimento (seasoning) peppers, vinegar, mustard, garlic and shadon beni (culantro).

Suggested Uses: Use as a condiment for flavor on almost everything much like pepper (hot) sauce but without the spicy taste.

Helpful Tip: Use as a marinade for poultry, fish and meat for enhanced seasoning.

 

Callaloo Box Chief Kuchela condiment Trinidad and Tobago online grocery

Kuchela

What is it?: A mango chutney made with grated mangoes, spiced with amchar (a spice blend), garlic, and hot peppers.

Suggested Uses: Typically eaten as a condiment with curry dishes.

Helpful Tip: Try not to eat the entire bottle at once!

 Callaloo Box Chief Hot and Tasty Pepper Sauce Trinidad and Tobago online grocery

Pepper Sauce

What is it?: A blend of hot peppers, herbs, vegetables and/or fruit, pickled in vinegar.

Suggested Uses: Typically used as a condiment for any dish, much like ketchup.

Helpful Tip: It can also be used to spice up your cooking.

 

Callaloo Box Chief Green Seasoning Trinidad and Tobago online grocery

Green Seasoning

What is it?: A marinade made of a blend of various herbs including chives (green onions), thyme, shadon beni (culantro) and garlic.

Suggested Uses: Use as marinade for poultry, meat or seafood prior to cooking.

Helpful Tip: Marinate for 24 hours for enhanced flavor.

 Callaloo Box Chief curry powder 3 oz Trinidad and Tobago online grocery

Curry Powder

What is it?: A blend of turmeric, coriander, cumin, salt and spices.

Suggested Uses: Curried chicken, curried beef, curried shrimp, potato (aloo), chick peas (channa), vegetables.

Helpful Tip: Be sure to cook your curry thoroughly (fully parch) before adding the meat or vegetables.

Callaloo Box Chief geera powder 3 oz Trinidad and Tobago online grocery

Ground Geera

What is it?: Ground cumin.

Suggested Uses: Typically used to enhance the flavor of curry dishes.

Helpful Tip: Try with either chicken or pork. Geera chicken and geera pork are popular Trinbago dishes.

Callaloo Box Chief cook up seasoning Trinidad and Tobago online grocery

Cook Up Seasoning

What is it?: A dry blend of black pepper, onion powder, garlic powder, herbs and spices.

Suggested Uses: Add to poultry, meat or seafood while marinating.

Helpful Tip: Add to your cooking for that Caribbean flavor.

Callaloo Box Karibbean Flavours Coconut Milk Powder Trinidad and Tobago online grocery

Coconut Milk Powder

What is it?: Powdered coconut milk.

Suggested Uses: Use to enhance the taste of curries, soups, deserts, cakes, ice creams and cocktails.

Helpful Tip: Adjust the amount of water added for desired consistency.

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