University Field Station Fresh Cow’s Milk (Trinidad)
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University Field Station Fresh Cow’s Milk (Trinidad)


Fresh local cow’s milk in Trinidad from cows in Trinidad!  (Click here for our picture gallery of Trinidad & Tobago’s dairy products.) This homogenized and pasteurized milk is an agricultural product of UWI’s University Field Station and is 100 percent fresh, so it must be refrigerated.  The milk is available in full-cream and two-percent (no skim milk). … Continue reading

Flavours World Chutney & Sauces (Trinidad)
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Flavours World Chutney & Sauces (Trinidad)


Thanks to local chef Ian Rooks, home cooks throughout Trinidad can experience a taste of Italy, India and the Caribbean via his Flavours World sauces and chutneys. Rooks has used his international culinary expertise to handcraft gourmet sauces with exciting flavours like the Caponata Siciliana, Vindaloo Paste, Ginger Pepper Sauce, Chadon Beni Pepper Jelly, Green Tomato … Continue reading

Trinidad & Tobago’s Tastiest Pepper Sauces
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Trinidad & Tobago’s Tastiest Pepper Sauces

Here are six of our favourite pepper sauces made (and sold) right here in Trinidad and Tobago by restaurants and local food artisans. (TriniChow readers also suggested you try the pepper sauces at Kam Wah, Royal Castle, Adam’s Bagels, The Shanghai Experience and Martin’s on Woodford Street, along with Aji Chilli Pepper Sauce, Bertie’s Pepper Sauce and Hott Source Pepper Sauces.) Crate … Continue reading

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Smaks Bespoke Teas (Trinidad & Tobago)


We stumbled onto SMAKS BESPOKE TEAS, a local tea company, at Magdalena’s Pembois Buffet Restaurant in Tobago. The SMAKS tea collection is the brainchild of Kiran Akal, a Trinidadian with a lifelong love for tea.  There are seven teas available — Barbados Silver, Tobago Afternoon, Trinidad Breakfast; Bermuda Pink, Antillean Green, Grenadines Purple and Caribbean Chai. … Continue reading

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CRATE FOODS (Trinidad)


Launched by two trained chefs, CRATE FOODS makes divine dressings, chutneys and sauces from mostly local ingredients. We were lucky enough to sample their products at the February 2012 UpMarket – Sweet n’ Spicy BBQ Sauce; Balsamic Dressing; Roasted Garlic & Papaya Pepper Sauce; a flavourful Green Season-All (it’s like a gourmet green seasoning); Shadon Beni Pepper Sauce; and … Continue reading

DOLCE VALLE DAIRY (Trinidad)
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DOLCE VALLE DAIRY (Trinidad)

Trinidad’s DOLCE VALLE DAIRY is a local company making traditional Italian cheeses and pure cream yogurt.  And, these are food products with a sense of place, produced from the milk of cows grazing in the lush fields of Grande Riviere, Trinidad.  (Click here for our picture gallery of Trinidad & Tobago’s local dairy products.) Dolce Valle handcrafted cheeses … Continue reading

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Exotic Caribbean Mountain Pride (Trinidad)

EXOTIC CARIBBEAN MOUNTAIN PRIDE makes traditional drinking chocolate from Trinidad’s finest cocoa. Crafted from 99% pure cacao, the original drinking chocolate is infused with ground spices, nutmeg, cloves, bay leaf and orange peel.  One sip and it conjures up vivid memories of enjoying hot cocoa ‘tea’ on a rainy day or weekend morning. The company also offers five … Continue reading

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7 Questions for a Local Food Artisan: DEL MANO’s Stefan Grosberg

When someone says “pesto,” do you think of shadon beni or just basil? Thankfully, DEL MANO thought beyond basil and created a line of pestos in seven bold yet familiar flavours – Shadon Beni, Roasted Melongene, Tarragon Parsley, Basil Caper & Mint, Watercress Feta, Sweet Pepper and Basil Pesto. Today, we interview the man behind the … Continue reading

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LA BLANCHISSEUSE (Trinidad & Tobago)


LA BLANCHISSEUSE is a small dairy company specializing in goat milk products – fresh goat cheese, cream cheese, and a cream cheese dip. (Click here for our picture gallery of Trinidad & Tobago’s dairy products.) Address - St. Ann’s, Trinidad Phone - (868) 624-4484 Retail Outlets – La Blanchisseuse cheeses and cheese dip are sold in supermarkets throughout Trinidad & … Continue reading