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March 2021 - The Caribbean Seafood Box

The Caribbean Seafood Box In this box we're bringing the taste of the Caribbean Sea to your doorstep. Enjoy these seasonings, marinades and condiments that will add that unique Caribbean flavor to any of your fish or seafood dishes. With Carnival over, we’re now fully into the Lenten Season with Easter around the corner and this means more fish and seafood dishes on the menu. Easter time in the Caribbean is also associated with beach time and of course, the food! Malika & Jamila XOXO What's In The Box? Chunky Lime Pepper Sauce Made from Trinidad Red & Yellow Habanero Peppers, Lime Juice, Carrots, Trinidad Lime Peel, Garlic, Vinegar, Salt, Caraille (Bitter Gourd/Melon). This is a perfect pairing with fish...

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February 2021 - The Afro-Trinbago Box

The Afro-Trinbago Box In this box we celebrate our African heritage and its lasting impact on our food and culture.  From dishes like callaloo, pelau, coo coo, breadfruit oil down, stewed peas, soups, buljol, salt fish and provision to hearty finger foods like accra, souse, corn soup, boiled & roasted corn, fried & roasted bakes to sweet treats like sweet bread, tamarind balls, sugar cake, toolum, paw paw (papaya) balls and chip chip, our African heritage is a vibrant and major part of our food landscape. Trinidad & Tobago is the home of the steel pan, calypso and limbo and this month we celebrate our African ancestral roots that created the Greatest Show on Earth – Trinidad & Tobago Carnival!  ...

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July 2020 - The Trinbago Street & Finger Food Box

READ BLOG POST WHAT'S IN THE BOX? Green Seasoning for Fish & Seafood Quick view ... A marinade of various herbs including Spanish thyme, French thyme, lime juice,chive, celery, cilantro, garlic and pimento (seasoning) peppers. Use to marinate or "season" any type of fish or seafood. This will surely add that authentic Trinbagonian flavor to your fried shark or fish popularly eaten with fried bake. The popular bake & shark is a must try! Trinbago Style Peanuts Quick view ... Peanuts are another popular street food. Usually sold in small brown paper bags and in two varieties - "salt" (salted) or "fresh" (unsalted). Bara Mix Quick view ... Doubles - tasty channa (chickpeas) between two deliciously spiced fried pieces of...

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Happy Thanksgiving 2019

This Thanksgiving, we wish you a day filled with love, delicious food and the company of those closest to you.  We also remember those that aren’t as fortunate, and hope that they too are touched by the Thanksgiving spirit.  From our family to yours, we thank you for being a part of the our journey. We’re grateful for your well wishes, support, encouragement and business.  Malika & Jamila xoxo #happythanksgiving #thanksgiving #thankful #grateful #callalooboxholidays #callalooboxthanksgiving #callalooboxchristmas #trinichristmas #trinbagochristmas #caribbeanchristmas #westindianchristmas #callaloobox #trinifood #trinbagofood #caribbeanfood #callalooboxgrocery #callaloogrocery

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July 2019 Box Reveal - The Trinbago Street Food Box

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 for and memories of these traditional Trinbagonian street foods.This month’s box includes recipes for corn soup, fried bake & saltfish...

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