Caribbean Black Eyed Peas Stew

Caribbean Black Eyed Peas Stew

So I am up to my eyeballs in a dreadful, miserable, head-numbing cold that just refuses to go away. But it’s exactly at times like these that I start dreaming of spicy, hot, steaming bowls of stew, like this Caribbean Black Eyed Peas Stew. I am a true fan of Caribbean cuisine. I could eat some…

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Green Beans and Potato Curry with Trinidadian Spices

Cooking up all this Trinidadian food made me think of V.S. Naipaul, the literary genius and Nobel prize winner who hailed from Trinidad, although he later became a British citizen. Naipaul, like many of Trinidad’s natives, traced his roots further back to India– he was the descendant of indentured Indian laborers shipped into the Caribbean…

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Trinidadian Rotis Stuffed With Split Peas

I was visiting yesterday with my friend Roshani and we got to talking about Trinidadian food. Before long, I had a serious craving for something hot and spicy and Caribbean. By the time I got home, the thing uppermost in my mind was to get into the kitchen and make something divinely Trinidadian. I was…

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