Category: Food & Dining | Trinidad

Courtesy Zanzibar

Trini food: the taming of the stew

Foodies may well be stumped for choice here. With African, Indian, French, Spanish, Chinese, Syrian-Lebanese, and other influences, the island’s culinary scene is distinct, dynamic — and delicious! This is just a beginner’s guide — for much more, dive in to the range of coverage, including recipes and local food features, in our Food & Entertainment section.

Broiled scallops. Photo courtesy Kaizan Sushi

Our 2016 Trinidad food & dining guide

You could, quite seriously, come to Trinidad just to eat. Trinidadians love food — eating it, cooking it, and sharing it. Of course it’s way more fun to enjoy everything the island has to offer, but punctuate the excursions with culinary experiences ranging from finger-lickin’ street food to exquisite, award-winning fine dining experiences

Callaloo Swizzle. Photograph by Ria Birju

Callaloo recipe

Want to make Trinidad & Tobago callaloo? Here’s an easy recipe

Trinidad & Tobago doubles. Photo: whatscookinginyourworld.com

A love affair with Trinidad’s food

Pretty much everything we do revolves around food. Out for drinks? Yes but we’ll stop for doubles/roti/gyros after. It’s Christmas! Midnight mass, love to your fellow man, wrap presents. The reward: pastelles, ham, ponche de crème, black cake. Beach! Where’s the shark and bake*? Cricket! Who’s bringing the pelau?

Cuisine. Photograph by Anu Lakhan

Eat a food: Trinidad’s diverse & dynamic culinary scene

Trinidad’s food landscape reflects the diversity and creativity of its people. That rich and diverse people and history give rise to a culinary landscape that is almost beyond “fusion”, and just its own thing

Sisters Roses Hezekiah and the late Allyson Hennessy (a Cordon Bleu chef), co-founders of Veni Mangé. Photo: definitivecaribbean.blogspot.com

Interview: Allyson Hennessy & Roses Hezekiah on Veni Mangé

Veni Mangé is a creole restaurant in Woodbrook, Trinidad founded by sisters Roses Hezekiah and the late Allyson Hennessy (a Cordon Bleu chef). They shared their thoughts with Discover T&T on Trinidad cuisine and their favourite dishes

Catch of the day at Aioli restaurant

The Trinidadian food & dining experience

From haute cuisine to roadside hut cuisine, Trinidad takes gastronomes on a culinary world tour