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Callaloo Box Blog — trinidad

July 2019 Box Reveal - The Trinbago Street Food Box

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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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Box reviews!

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Thanks for stopping by! We wanted to share some of our box and product reviews from our very talented Callaloo Box friends! Please enjoy and make sure to subscribe to their blogs and YouTube channels & follow them on Facebook & Instagram! These women do so much to spread Caribbean cooking and culture. xoxoMalika & Jamila MomfilesAbout    "One of my favorite types of sauces is tamarind sauce. It goes so well with fried fish, seafood fritters or pholourie. It has the perfect balance of sweet, tart, and spicy flavors. The Chief Lime Pepper is perfect if you want some...

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October 2017 box reveal!

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From the curry powder to the mango chutney dip, this box contains popular spices and condiments commonly used in cuisine from our East Indian heritiage. Pholourie MixWhat is it?: A fried split pea dough. Crispy on the outside and fluffy on the inside. Enjoyed throughout the Caribbean, especially in Trinidad and Guyana. Suggested Uses: Typically served as a snack or appetizer.Helpful Tip: Eat while hot and pair with the mango chutney dip for a winning combination!     Photo credit: Trini cooking with Natasha (YouTube)Trinicooking19 Mango Chutney DipWhat is it?: It is a chutney made with grated mangoes, spices, garlic,...

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