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Happy Divali!

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Hi Everyone! One of the most amazing aspects of growing up in Trinidad & Tobago (Trinbago) is the diversity of our people. This diversity permeates every aspect of our society: music, language, religions, cuisine & our festivals. The Hindu festival of Lights, called Divali, is a public holiday in Trinbago and will be celebrated this year on October 18th.  Divali celebrates the victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, good over evil and hope over despair. The story of Divali is such a universal one, regardless of one's beliefs.  Let us all embrace the spirit of this festival as we...

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Recipes

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We've created this page to share the recipes created using the items from our boxes! Leave a comment if you have a question or a recipe suggestion!   Bhagi Pholourie & BaiganeeRecipe by Taste of Trini Pholourie Recipe by Trini Cooking with Natasha Curry Tofu with Potato in Coconut MilkRecipe by Trini Cooking with Natasha

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November 2017 box reveal!

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Spicy with a little sweet! The star of this months’ box is tamarind which is native to Africa but very popular in Trinbago-Indian cuisine. It is fruity yet tart, and used to enhance flavor in cooking. Tamarind, although high in sugar is also rich in many vitamins and minerals.   Scorpion Pepper (Hot) Sauce  What is it?:  It’s a blend of aged scorpion peppers, scotch bonnet peppers & herbs, pickled in vinegar. In 2012, the Trinidad Moruga Scorpion Pepper was voted the hottest pepper in the world and is now ranked at number 2.Suggested Uses:  Can be used as a...

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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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Explore Callaloo Box

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Welcome to the online world of Callaloo Box. We are excited to give you a view into our boxes and share the great content from all our Callaloo Box friends! 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 Green Seasoning What is it?: It is a marinade made of a blend...

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