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International Curry Festival in South Florida

Posted by JAMILA AUGUSTIN on

Hi Everyone! This weekend Malika and I attended the 9th Annual International Curry Festival in Lake Worth Florida. The event was organised by the Trinidad & Tobago Citizens Association of Palm Beach and was held at the John Prince Park.  There was also a Curry Duck Competition with a $1,000 prize! Curry Tabanca restaurant which was sponsored by Karibbean Flavours took home the first prize! Congratulations! It was great to see so many friends & families coming together to spread the culture and enjoy great food! Here are some pictures from the day. Curry Tabanca Restaurant Tent, sponsored by Karibbean...

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Box reviews!

Posted by JAMILA AUGUSTIN on

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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Callaloo Box Curry Potato & Channa

Posted by JAMILA AUGUSTIN on

One of my favorite & easiest dishes to cook is curry. When I cook it, I usually make enough to last 2 or 3 days so it frees up time for me during the week especially when I'm busy. Everyone has a different method for cooking curry but here is my process :)   I dissolve the curry powder & a little geera (cumin) in warm water. Ingredients prepared & ready to go! Garlic frying in very hot oil until it browns Dissolved curry powder/geera, onions, shandon beni & pimento peppers (if available). I added Bertie's Pimento Sauce :) I like...

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March 2018 Box Reveal - The Trinidad & Tobago Seafood Box

Posted by JAMILA AUGUSTIN on

In this box we bring the taste of the Caribbean Sea to your doorstep. Enjoy these seasonings, marinades and condiments that will add that uniquely Trinbago (Trinidad & Tobago) flavor to any of your fish or seafood dishes.     Garlic Infused Coconut Oil What is it?: Coconut oil with natural garlic flavour. Suggested Uses: Use in sauces, dressings, marinades, roasts, grilling, curries, sautes and pasta dishes. Helpful Tip: Makes a great addition to your fish and seafood marinades and sauces. Lime Pepper What is it?: A condiment made from chunks of hot peppers, lime and vinegar. Suggested Uses: As...

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Our Story

Posted by JAMILA AUGUSTIN on

Trinidad Carnival 2011.  Jamila (L), Malika (R) Hi! Welcome to Callaloo Box! We are Malika & Jamila, two sisters hailing from the twin islands of Trinidad & Tobago.  Growing up in Trinidad, food was (and is) a huge part of our culture- whether it's a family gathering, celebration or party, food was (and is) always involved.  Caribbean food is so rich in flavors and spices and Callaloo Box is a way for us to share our love for our culture. Trinidad in the 1980s. With our mom, Marva. When we moved to New York City to attend college, food was the main...

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