Category Archives: Food & Recipes

Captain Tim loves to cook- this is a grouping of the best Caribbean recipes- some use Caribbean Trading ingredients; some are just typical Caribbean. But all are delicious!

Pineapple Dream Chutney

chutney

This pineapple chutney is given a fresh look with the additional of out Tropical Dream Green Tea.  THe Green Tea adds a nice flavor boost that really enhances the flavor of the pineapple. 21 oz fresh pineapple, cut into strips 1/3 cup white vinegar 1 tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp tumeric 2 whole cloves 2 […]

Baby Carrots with Honey, Ginger & Lemon Glaze

Honey Ginger Carrots

This baby carrots recipe was provided by our very own Crew Member Noelia Ayala.  The honey ginger balsamic provides a wonderful depth of flavor to these baby carrots. Ingredients 2 Tbs. freshly squeeze lemon juice 2oz (1 sm bottle) CTC Honey-Ginger Balsamic 3 Tbs. cold butter 1 pound fresh baby carrots 1 tsp. CTC Fine […]

Donut Holes with Sea Salt Caramel Sauce

donut holes

These donut holes with a sea salt glaze are perfectly yummy!  Add a little bacon for something really out of this world! 1 ¼ cup flour 1/3 cup sugar 2 tsp. baking powder ¼ tsp nutmeg ½ tsp salt 1 egg ½ cup milk Vegetable oil for frying Salted Caramel Glaze 2 cups powdered sugar […]

Caramel Ice Cream Pie

Ice Cream Pie

This Ice Cream Pie recipe is super quick and easy!  Using one of Caribbean Trading’s dessert sauces (fudge or caramel)  adds the perfect touch of sophistication to this dessert.  there are so many different combinations you can try! Warm your favorite flavor of Caribbean Trading’s caramel or fudge sauce for the bottom layer of your […]

Coconut Lime Shrimp

coconut lime

This Coconut Lime shrimp recipe is made very easy by using Caribbean Trading Company’s Coconut Balsamic Vinegar.  It provides that great coconut flavor, strong yet not overpowering.  It adds some extra pizazz and complexity of flavor to this recipe.  This recipe was provided by our very own Crew Member Noelia Ayala. 3/4 cup Caribbean Trading […]

Coconut Mousse

coconut mousse

This Coconut Mousse recipe is made very easy by using Caribbean Trading Company’s Coconut Balsamic Vinegar.  It provides that great coconut flavor, strong yet not overpowering.  It adds some extra pizazz and complexity of flavor to this recipe.  This recipe was provided by our very own Crew Member Noelia Ayala. Ingredients: 1 14-ounce can coconut […]

Pineapple with Coconut-Mango Balsamic Caramel

pineapple

This Pineapple with Coconut-Mango Balsamic Caramel recipe is made very easy by using Caribbean Trading Company’s Coconut Balsamic Vinegar.  It provides that great coconut flavor, strong yet not overpowering.  It adds some extra pizazz and complexity of flavor to this recipe.  This recipe was provided by our very own Crew Member Noelia Ayala. Ingredients 1 […]

Holiday Coquito Cocktail Recipes from The Condado Plaza Hilton

coquito

Add a tropical twist to this season’s holiday entertaining by serving Coquitos, rich and creamy eggnog-like cocktails traditionally served in Puerto Rico. Although the Coquito is generally made with rum, coconut milk, sweet condensed milk and spices including vanilla, cinnamon, and cloves, The Condado Plaza Hilton‘s Executive Chef Maria Germania has created tropical versions using flavors including Guava and Pistachio. Recipes for those, as […]