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Emancipation Day in Trinidad & Tobago

EMANCIPATION DAY Emancipation Day is celebrated in many nations in the Americas and also has great significance all over the world. It is the day on which the country accepted or implemented the emancipation policy and abolished slavery. It is a day of bringing equality among people. Trinidad and Tobago was the first country in the world to declare a [...]

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Sawine

SawineRecipe:1 pack CHIEF Vermicelli2 cups water2 pieces cinnamon Sticks 1'' each1/4 tsp salt6 cups evaporated milk1/4 cup sugar to taste1/2 cup chopped blanched almonds1/2 cup raisins1/2 cup chopped cherries1/2 tsp vanilla (optional)Method:In a heavy skillet, parch vermicelli until golden brown.Bring water, cinnamon and salt to boil.Add vermicelli and cook on low heat until most of [...]

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Lamb Kebabs

Recipe:1 3.5 pound Boneless leg of lamb, all fat and sinew trimmed, meat cut into 1 1/4 to 1 1/2 inch cubes3/4 cup orange juice1/2 cup olive oil1/4 cup fresh lime juice1/4 cup CHIEF Soy Sauce1 tbsp CHIEF Oregano1/2 tbsp CHIEF Chilli Powder3 garlic cloves, minced2 tsp grated lime peel2 tsp CHIEF Ground Cumin2 tsp [...]

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Chicken Madras Curry

Chicken Madras Curryhttp://www.mytrinigrocery.com/chief-madras-curry/Recipe:1 tbsp vegetable oil or ghee2 small white onions, cut into thin slices4 chicken breast, cut into small chunks2 tbsp of CHIEF Madras Curry Paste1 tsp of CHIEF Ground MasalaJuice of half a lemon (about 2-3 tbsp of lemon juice)1 can of chopped tomatoes (400g)splash of watersmall knob of butterdrizzle of vegetable oil1 [...]

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Indian Arrival Day

Indian Arrival DayOn the 30th of May we celebrate the arrival of the first contracted workers from India that were aboard the Fath Al Razak in 1845 to the Gulf of Paria. This immigration to Trinidad and Tobago spanned a period from 1845-1917 during which time they brought with them a lifestyle ,agriculture, religion, education and food.        [...]

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Split Pea - Re-imagined

Good day everyone.I’m sitting here wondering, “What can I say about Split Pea Powder?” We make pholourie and saheena, but we know about these things. How about we get a little more adventurous? Why not right? Food is fun…at least it’s supposed to be.So…Split Pea Powder, Coconut Oil? Well, how about gluten free, veggie burger, cooked over a glaze of coconut [...]

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Easter in Trinidad

For many Christians around the world, Lent is a special time of fasting, repentance, sacrifice and prayer. This special time beings on Ash Wednesday, and lasts for 40 days (not including Sundays). Quality time is spent reflecting on the life and death of Jesus in order to prepare for the celebration of Easter. In Trinidad, [...]

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Seasons Greetings

Christmas is a very social time in Trinidad and Tobago with most people having parties. Both children and adults go from house to house between neighbors and relatives for food and drink.The radio stations play Trinidadian Christmas carols and songs as well as traditional and contemporary carols from the USA. A special Trinidadian music, Parang, [...]

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Happy Diwali 2014 From MyTriniGrocery

Today is a festive day for Hindus in Trinidad and Tobago celebrated annually among Hindus the world over. The occasion known as Diwali (Diwali or Deepvali) is the Festival of Lights, that purports a spiritual symbolic victory of light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance, hope over despair, and good over evil. The occasion is celebrated with the lighting of diyas, [...]

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Trinidad and Tobago's Independence Day

As we approach the 52nd Independence Day, we wish all the people of Trinidad and Tobago a safe and joyous time with family and loved ones. When Trinidad was explored by Columbus in 1498, it was inhabited by the Arawaks;Carib Indians inhabited Tobago.Trinidad remained in Spanish possession, despite raids by other European nations, until it was [...]

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