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TriniGourmet’s “Glam By Request: 30+ Easy Caribbean Recipes” is here! Only $6.95... by Sarina Nicole Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’m so happy to announce that my new ebook “Glam by Request: 30+ Easy Caribbean Recipes” is now officially ready for purchase and download! It’s been many mon ... Read on »
Independence Day Menu 2012 by Sarina Nicole Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Tomorrow, August 31st is Trinidad’s Independence Day and it seems we have so much to celebrate this year. What with Olympic fever dying down from our dele ... Read on »
TriniGourmet’s Glam By Request: 30+ Easy Caribbean Recipes – Coming August 31! by Sarina Nicole Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating What a year this has been! Like many of you I had amazingly lofty New Year resolutions and then ‘life’ happened. Personal obstacles and commitments pulled me ... Read on »
Chocolate Sablés (recipe) by Sarina Nicole Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating These sablés are dangerous! No, it’s not because of their bittersweet chocolatey goodness. And no it’s not because of the chocolate chips strewn throughout ... Read on »
Ten Do’s & Don’ts For Perfect Muffins by Sarina Nicole Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Carmen’s Carrot Muffins (recipe linked below) I’ve been making a lot of muffins lately. Largely in part because of my newfound obsession with making bento bo ... Read on »
Trinidad & Tobago Carnival: Part 8 – Road March by Sarina Nicole Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating As Carnival Tuesday draws to a close one song, and one song alone will be crowned as the “Road March” winner. To win “Road March” one’s song needs to be one the played ... Read on »
Vishu’s pooja (Jamaica Gleaner) by Sarina Nicole Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Trinidad Parsad (recipe available in “ 7 Sweet Trini Treats “) Last month the Jamaica Gleaner had an interesting look at a pooja that was hosted there recent ... Read on »
Trinidad Mauby Drink (recipe) by Sarina Nicole Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This recipe made 3 rum bottles worth of mauby. They were done within 24 hours! Learn more! • Mauby – An Overview • Mauby Bark: Three Things You ... Read on »
Pasta with Basil, Tomatoes and Lemon Zest (recipe) by Sarina Nicole Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I originally made this recipe way back in 2007 for Weekend Herb Blogging (hosted this time around by its founder Kalyn ). I loved how the lemon zest ... Read on »
5 Questions With Sunrise Bakery’s CEO Errol Drummond & Our January Giveaway! by Sarina Nicole Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Last month, Sunrise Bakery a UK-based Caribbean food firm, celebrated their 45th birthday by launching an authentic Caribbean Rum Cake based on their original reci ... Read on »
Sarina’s Ochro Rice Recipe & Thoughts On Umoja/Unity by Sarina Nicole Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Last month I was invited to participate in the blogging collective “ Kwanzaa Culinarians “. Linking writers throughout the African diaspora it includes such heavyw ... Read on »
Stuffed Melongene (recipe) by Sarina Nicole Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Whether you call it melongene, eggplant, aubergine or garden egg, you’re referring to one of my favorite ingredients. And when you are talking about Stuffed Me ... Read on »
Cassava Latkes (recipe) & Other Hanukkah Menu Ideas by Sarina Nicole Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Cassava latkes, an idea so simple, so obvious, and yet so left-field, that if it wasn’t for a chance comment from Ramin Ganeshram a year ago on Twitter, I may ne ... Read on »
Hanukkah Tablescape Ideas by Sarina Nicole Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Ever since reaching out to readers on this site on a regular basis (both on Facebook and Twitter ), I’ve found myself the welcome recipient of requests and suggest ... Read on »
Give A Child: Ramin Ganeshram’s “Stir It Up”! (review) by Sarina Nicole Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating WARNING PLEASE READ ON A FULL STOMACH. THIS BOOK WILL MAKE YOU HUNGRY FOR DELICIOUS AND WELL-PREPARED WEST INDIAN FOOD! You’d think I’d have heeded the warn ... Read on »
Tropical Xmas Holiday Tablescapes by Sarina Nicole Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It’s December and the sounds of parang are filling the air around the clock. The streets are jam-packed and people have that frenzied look that comes with too much ... Read on »
TriniGourmet Q&A #14 : What’s That White Stuff At The Bottom Of My Ginger Beer? by Sarina Nicole Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Reader’s Question: I made ginger beer but there was a milky paste at the bottom of the jar. Whatcha know about that? Trinigourmet’s Answer: Great question! Alt ... Read on »
Give A Friend: Memories of a Cuban Kitchen: More Than 200 Classic Recipes by Sarina Nicole Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Cuban cuisine is one that I am a relative newbie to. Because of language differences, and political distance, our two countries have not had much cultural exchange (although ... Read on »
Trinigourmet Amazon Hotlist for November 2011 by Sarina Nicole Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Coconut Chutney, Divali 2011 This month’s hotlist is an extra special one for me as it’s the first time that -I- make an appearance on it! The response to my ... Read on »
Which Alternative Pastelle Filling Should I Add Next To Trinigourmet? Weigh In! by Sarina Nicole Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Can you believe December is already here? It’s been an amazing year for me with many highs and lows. I can’t say I’m sad to see 2011 draw to a close as I am quite ex ... Read on »