Category: Food & Entertainment — Trinidad

Curry with “buss-up-shut” are a Trini staple. Photo courtesy Foodie Nation TT

Foodie Nation on Trinidad’s culinary scene | Q&A

Shaun Alexander of Foodie Nation chatted with Discover T&T to share their team’s insights into what makes Trinidad’s culinary scene so distinctive, and so ripe for food tourism

Bunji Garlin revs up the crowd. Photo by Aaron Richards

The best fetes for Trinidad Carnival & year round | Roundtable

Looking for the inside scoop on the best fetes during Trinidad Carnival, and all year ’round? Look no further. Our roundtable discussion with Nigel Cambpell, Laura Dowrich-Phillips, Penelope Spencer, Franka Philip, and Ardene Sirjoo has you covered!

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Trinidad’s best nightlife & live entertainment | Roundtable

When in Rome… Or, in this case, Trinidad! Discover T&T talked to our roundtable — Penelope Spencer, Laura Dowrich-Phillips, and Nigel Campbell — to get their take on their favourite ways to kick back and enjoy a night out on the town

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.

Original hand-crafted jewellery on sale. Courtesy Green Market Santa Cruz

Made in Trinidad: unique gifts, souvenirs & shopping

No, a ceramic coconut made in China is probably not how you want to remember your trip to Trinidad. Fair enough. But there are exceptionally talented local craftsmen in Trinidad working in leather, clay, fabric, copper and other raw materials like seeds, shells and gourds. And you can find just about anything mainstream, from clothes, houseware and aromatherapy candles to fancy local foods, fashion and jewellery

The magnificent view from Paramin. Photo by Jason Audain

Trinidad for thrill-seekers and adrenalin junkies

Very different ways to get your blood pumping in Trinidad — from hiking to martial arts, and a range of eco adventures by land and sea

Callaloo Swizzle. Photograph by Ria Birju

Callaloo recipe

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