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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