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Chinese-Guyanese: A Cuisine for Celebration and Unity

We're so excited to welcome Khamini Harinarain Fennelly (fondly referred to as Kham) as a guest blogger on the Callaloo Box Blog. This month, we celebrate Caribbean American Heritage month in the United States.  We celebrate the diversity, shared cuisine and heritage of the many countries of the Caribbean.  Through food, we realize that we are more alike than different.  In her blog post, Kham shares her experiences of enjoying Chinese-Guyanese Food and the memories and nostalgia that it evokes. Anytime we get Chinese-American takeout I’m always a little bit disappointed because Chinese-Guyanese food has ruined every other kind of Chinese takeout for me. While Chinese-American food is the “standard” for take-out cuisine for many, Caribbean-American’s know that integrated cuisines...

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June 2019 Box Reveal - The One Caribbean Box

Caribbean cuisine is well know for its unique flavors and seasonings. In this box, we're celebrating both the diversity and shared cuisine and heritage of the many islands of the West Indies!  Malika & Jamila XOXO WHAT'S IN THE BOX   BANANA KETCHUP Popular in St. Lucia, this unique ketchup is the combination of bananas, herbs and spices. Great with fries, BBQ or with any other food usually eaten with traditional tomato ketchup. POMEROON CASSAREEP A popular ingredient in Guyanese cuisine passed down from Amerindian (the indigenous peoples of the West Indies) ancestry. This thick black liquid is made from cassava root. It is a main ingredient in Guyanese pepperpot - a rich, thick meat stew traditionally eaten at Christmas...

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