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Venezuela: Hot Dogs

Ingredients:

8 hot dog buns 8 hot dogs 1 yellow onion ¼ head of green cabbage 1 (6 ounce) bag potato chips Mayonnaise mustard ketchup

Cooking Instructions:

Add hot dogs to a medium sized pot, fill with enough water just to cover the hot dogs, and bring to a boil. Cook until heated through. Use […]

Trinidad & Tobago: Currant Rolls

Ingredients:

1 lb currants 1cup brown sugar 1/2 tsp cinnamon pinch of nutmeg pinch of Tonga bean seed (optional) 2 sheets store bought pastry dough

Method:

Wash and drain currants Mix together sugar and spices into into the currants Roll out pastry dough thin enough to roll Spread mixture evenly on dough Roll dough and […]

Trinidad & Tobago: Kurma

Ingredients:

2 1/2 lbs flour 1 lb of butter 1 tsp grated Ginger milk to knead 4 cups granulated sugar 1 cup water

Method:

Rub butter into flour until crumbly Mix in grated ginger Add milk to form a dough Roll out to approx. 1/2″ thickness and cut into strips of about 1″ in length.

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Trinidad & Tobago: Boiled Peewah

Ingredients:

1/2 – 1 bunch of Peewah salt water

Method:

Peewah can be purchased from the local market or the occassional road side vendor in Trinidad. Thoroughly wash the Peewah and place them in a deep pot. Fill the pot with water, enough to cover all the Peewah.

Add the salt. Cover the pot and […]

Trinidad & Tobago: Oven Roasted Peanuts

Ingredients:

2 bags of peanuts salt black pepper

Method:

Wash nuts, season with salt and black pepper. Place season peanuts in a baking sheet. Put on the oven at 350 degrees and allow to heat up. Place baking sheet with seasones peanuts into the oven. Allow the peanuts to cook for about 30 minutes. Check […]

Trinidad & Tobago: Fried Channa

Ingredients:

1 bag of channa aka chick peas 2 cups of oil 1 teaspoon Salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper or peppe sauce 3 garlic cloves

Method:

Put the channa to soak in a bowl of water for about eight hours. After this time has elapsed, the channa would have swollen and soften. Peel and grate […]

Trinidad & Tobago: Black Cake

Ingredients:

3lbs dark seedless raisins 1 tablespoon gravy browning 2 lbs currants 5 cups flour 1 lb mixed candied fruit 2 lbs red candied cherries 2 cups brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 6 eggs 1/2 pound butter 1 bottle red wine

Method:

Grind raisins, mixed candied fruits and place in a large container. […]

Trinidad & Tobago: Carilley

Ingredients:

2 Carilley Salt 2 garlic cloves pepper sauce

Method:

Thinly slice the carilley and remove the seeds from each slice. Then put the deseeded slices of carilley in a bowl of water and add some salt. Let the carilley absorb the salt for about one hour then throw out the water. At this point […]

Trinidad & Tobago: Tania Accra

Ingredients:

2 – 3 Tania 1 medium onion 3 garlic cloves 1 pimento salt black pepper olive oil

Method:

Peel tania wash and grate on small side of the grater. A food processor can also be used but do not blend too finely. If you touch the grated tania, you will observe that it is […]

Trinidad & Tobago: Coconut Drops

Ingredients:

1 1/2 pounds of flour 3 tbsp brown sugar 1 leveled tsp baking powder 1 full tbsp lard 1 full tbsp butter 1/2 – 1 tsp yeast 1 dry coconut 1 cup raisins 1 cup oatmeal (optional)

Method:

Burst open the dry coconut, remove the hard brown shell and discard. Cut up the […]