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Callaloo Box Blog — trini snacks

August 2019 Box Reveal - Hot & Spicy - Pepper Box

Posted by JAMILA AUGUSTIN on

This box celebrates the amazing heat and flavor of Caribbean Pepper! Pepper (hot) sauce is a staple in any Trinbagonian home, with many different types and variations. It is used as a condiment for any dish from breakfast to dinner to finger foods. Caribbean pepper sauces are known not only for the heat but also for the wonderful flavor. Spicy snacks like chows (mango, plums and pommecythere), channa (chick peas), preserved fruit (mangoes, plums, cherries and prunes) and tamarind balls are also commonplace. Malika & Jamila XOXO WHAT'S IN THE BOX SCORPION PEPPER SAUCE A blend of Trinidad Scorpion Peppers,...

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July 2019 Box Reveal - The Trinbago Street Food Box

Posted by JAMILA AUGUSTIN on

Photo credit: Meridith Kohut for The New York Times Street food is a major part of the culture and culinary landscape in Trinidad and Tobago. From breakfast to late night and early morning eats and drinks, there’s so much to choose from - boil(ed) corn, roast(ed) corn, corn soup, bake & shark, black pudding, doubles, pholourie, geera (chicken and pork), nuts, souse, fried (fry) or roast(ed) bake & buljol (salt fish), punches, homemade ice cream, coconut water and the list goes on! Take a trip down memory lane with us this month and experience the nostalgia as we share recipes...

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May 2019 Box Reveal - The Trinbago Snack Box

Posted by JAMILA AUGUSTIN on

  Take a trip down memory lane!  We're bringing back the classics from childhood with this box, sure to evoke memories of neighborhood parlors and primary school snackettes.   Filled with the sweet & spicy snacks we grew up eating and still love today! Malika & Jamila XOXO WHAT'S IN THE BOX CHANNA   Salted fried chick peas spiced with pepper. It was a popular movie theater snack in Trinidad & Tobago back in the 1950s & 60s.   PRESERVES! Trinbagonian Chinese preserved snacks.  From the Chinese heritage of Trinidad & Tobago, it is a method of preserving fruit by...

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