Aristotle’s Masterpiece Completed in Two Parts, The First Containing the Secrets of Generation – The Origin of Post Slavery Sexual Old Wives Tales

Aristotle’s Masterpiece Completed in Two Parts, The First Containing the Secrets of Generation. Have you ever been told don’t look at ugly people you will make an ugly baby? Maybe the origin lies in a book written by Aristotle. A manual detailing the ‘secrets of sex’ from 1720 . A book that claims to “advise […]

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London is the place for me . Lord Kitchener

    As the Empire Windrush docked at Tilbury in 1948, the Trinidadian singer Lord Kitchener was among the 492 Caribbean passengers arriving to begin a new life in Britain. Journalists mobbing the Essex docks asked the  debonair Kitchener to sing for them and, barely missing a beat, he responded with his newly composed calypso, London Is the Place for Me. Kitchener’s […]

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Caribbean Stories : Demerara Gold. A rare view into the struggles and conflicts of immigrant families.

Jersey City Theater Center presents “Demerara Gold,” an award-winning show written by and featuring Ingrid Griffith. “Demerara Gold,” based on Griffith’s life story as a Caribbean-American, tells the story of a seven year old girl who is left to live with her two grandmothers in Caribbean Guyana after her parents suddenly get visas to the […]

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Caribbean Political Scientists : Canefield Class Consciousness: Cheddi Jagan

Among the many achievements of the Jagan-led PPP, analysis of the conditions of sugar workers was intellectually profound and insightful. Cheddi Jagan was born on 22 March 1918. As we approach his hundredth birthday, I reflect on his contribution to Caribbean social and political thought based on his sugar plantation experience and his formulations of […]

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Caribbean Hot Cross Buns

Caribbean Hot Cross Buns

  • Feb 15, 2018

Caribbean Sugar Buns/Hot Cross Buns Recipe by: TriniGourmet.com Makes 16 buns INGREDIENTS: 1 tbsp yeast 1 tsp all-purpose flour 1 tsp sugar 1 cup warm milk 4 cups all-purpose flour 1 tsp salt 1/2 tsp vanilla essence 4 tbsp margarine or butter 4 tbsp sugar 4 tbsp sultanas 2 tbsp currants 2 eggs 1/2 tsp […]

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Trinidad Fried Bake ‘n Fish (adapted from the Naparima Girls’ High School Cookbook)

Trinidad Fried Bake ‘n Fish (adapted from the Naparima Girls’ High School Cookbook) Ingredients: Float (Fried Bake) 4 cups flour 1 1/2 tsp salt 4 tsp baking powder water oil for frying Fried Fish 1 lb fish fillets 2 limes breadcrumbs flour 2 tbsp minced chive & thyme 1 tsp minced garlic 1 teaspoon salt […]

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Winter Vegetable Curry Aka Vegetable Curry In A Hurry

  Winter Vegetable Curry Aka Vegetable Curry In A Hurry adapted from a recipe by Rachael Ray Serving Size: 4 Ingredients: 3 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil, divided 1 cups Basmati rice 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock, divided 1 bay leaf, fresh or dried The zest of 1 lemon 1 teaspoon turmeric 2 teaspoons […]

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Citizenship By Investment Program in the Caribbean

Citizenship By Investment Program  the St Kitts & Nevis , Dominica and Antigua & Barbuda who had  hurricane damage are raising funds needed to rebuild through their Citizenship By Investment Programs. A passport linked to citizenship which stirs up deep emotions in most isn’t after all like a regular product to be discounted. Plus the number […]

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Saltfish Accra

Saltfish Accra

  • Feb 13, 2018

Saltfish Accra INGREDIENTS: 1 egg 1 small onion, finely chopped 1/2 lb boneless saltfish 1/2 cup water 1 tablespoon pepper sauce 1 1/4 cup flour 1 tsp vegetable oil 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup finely chopped spring onions 1 tsp italian seasoning Freshly ground black pepper […]

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Caribbean Macaroni Pie

Caribbean Macaroni Pie

  • Feb 13, 2018

Adapted from a recipe in the Naparima Girls’ High School Cookbook) INGREDIENTS: 1/2 pk macaroni 2 eggs 1/2 lb cheddar cheese, grated 28-32 oz. evaporated milk 1 onion, finely minced 1/2 scotch bonnet pepper, finely minced salt pepper Macaroni Pie METHOD: 1. Preheat oven to 350 F 2. Boil macaroni in salted water 3. Beat […]

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