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10 Must Try Caribbean Foods

Caribbean food is a fusion of influences from around the world.  Due to its long colonial history and centuries of involvement with other cultures and countries, the Caribbean has fused together many ingredients and flavors to make it its own.  Within the Caribbean, there is great diversity in both flavor and execution, and many dishes […]

Pastelle Recipe

Pastelles made with corn meal and fig leaves

Yum There are a few variations of pastelles. Below is the typical recipe for a traditional Trinidadian dish. Making pastelles can be quite the under taking and many people opt to make these Caribbean cornmeal concoctions in bulk and preserve the rest by freezing them for future consumption. The pastelle process primarily consists of several […]

Captain’s Caribbean Swiss Griller

Yum This easy vegetarian sandwich can be maid- to-order or pre-prepped for grilling while out and about. Step One: Prepping the Mango Salsa Ingredients 1/2 mango, 1/4-inch diced 1/4 red onion, 1/4-inch diced 1/4 red bell pepper, 1/4-inch diced 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice Pinch sugar 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper In […]

Caribbean Dipping Sauce

Caribbean Dipping Sauce

Yum Ingredients 3/4 tablespoon butter 1/2 jalapeno pepper, seeded and minced 3/4 teaspoon grated fresh ginger 2 7 oz jars of your choice of Chali Jams* 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice Pinch of salt (to taste) *For this recipe, you may choose any combination of Chali Jams. Combine flavors or stick with one. As long […]