THROWBACK THURSDAY: Extreme Shakes at TGI Friday’s

THROWBACK THURSDAY: Extreme Shakes at TGI Friday’s

“Sweet dreams are made of… ” Remembering the “Extreme Shakes” offering from TGI Friday’s way back in 2017. We all wait with baited breath for the current lockdown to end and dine-in eating to resume. Follow me on Instagram! http://www.instagram.com/TriniGourmet and be sure to catch 

“Tea on De Hill” with Chef Bianca Bianco

“Tea on De Hill” with Chef Bianca Bianco

  On April 5 2021 (Easter Monday), Chef Bianca Bianco entertained guests with a multi-course “Tea on De Hill” from her base in the hills of St. Joseph. I first met Chef Bianco in 2016 through her work with local chocolatiers. From the get go 

Friday Night Buffet at the Hyatt Trinidad: Feast Without Breaking The Bank!

Friday Night Buffet at the Hyatt Trinidad: Feast Without Breaking The Bank!

The Friday Night Buffet has returned to the Hyatt Trinidad! Cost is $325TT per person (exc. vat & service charge). For reservations call 821-6550.

Hyatt Trinidad Saturday Brunch!

Hyatt Trinidad Saturday Brunch!

Held on Saturdays from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., the Hyatt Saturday Brunch features all your local breakfast favorites along with a wide range of lunch specialties for the jaw-dropping price of TT$249

SPECIAL OFFER! Cook Holiday Glam! (Ends Nov. 30)

SPECIAL OFFER! Cook Holiday Glam! (Ends Nov. 30)

Hey everyone! Are you ready to Cook Holiday Glam? I know I am! That’s why I’m so happy to announce that I’m running an E-Cookbook Special Offer on my Patreon page, just in time for the holiday season! I took these books off the site in 

Coconut Sweetbread [Recipe] + Only 6 Days Left in my Special Patreon Famalay Offer!

Coconut Sweetbread [Recipe] + Only 6 Days Left in my Special Patreon Famalay Offer!

A while back on my Instagram/Facebook Stories I asked which recipes I should post next. Coconut sweetbread was a popular choice! What a great excuse to get flour back on my hands, which is exactly what I did to prepare this loaf for my most 

Dorie Greenspan’s Molasses Cake

Dorie Greenspan’s Molasses Cake

Man oh man it feels so good to be back in the kitchen again!  I haven’t baked in ages, definitely not for the year, so I thought that it would be fun to try my hand , last month, at a cake for my monthly 

5 Fast Facts about Cocoa Republic Chocolate!

5 Fast Facts about Cocoa Republic Chocolate!

Follow me on Instagram! http://www.instagram.com/TriniGourmet 1) They are a 2018 Academy of Chocolate Bronze winner! 2) They are made from local Single Origin Gran Couva beans 3) Flavours include 82% Dark Chocolate, 65% Dark Chocolate with Blue Mountain Coffee and Malted Milk Chocolate with Almond 

Trinidad Stewed Fish with Gluten-Free Option (Recipe) + The Future of This Site!

Trinidad Stewed Fish with Gluten-Free Option (Recipe) + The Future of This Site!

Wow! I never expected to be gone from this site for so long! It shows you how fragile and uncertain life really is. Shortly after my last post in late December, my mother and I “suddenly” sold the home we’d lived in for most of 

Taste Vinoteca: Available For Holiday Functions!

Taste Vinoteca: Available For Holiday Functions!

  Looking for a smaller intimate space for Christmas Lunch & Dinner Parties? Check out Taste Vinoteca at Maraval Plaza! Customized menus for any style function. Call Lisa at 1 (868) 323-4830 to design your business or personal experience.  

Enjoy A Night of Latin Dinner, Dancing & Cocktails this November at the Hyatt Trinidad (recap)

Enjoy A Night of Latin Dinner, Dancing & Cocktails this November at the Hyatt Trinidad (recap)

  I recently enjoyed the soft launch of this November’s series of Latin Dinner, Dancing & Cocktails at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad. Being held each Saturday in November (yes there are 3 left!), this  innovative offering is being presented in partnership with the Caribbean & 

Les Bourgeois Gourmet Services: Weddings & More!

Les Bourgeois Gourmet Services: Weddings & More!

    Les Bourgeois Gourmet Services, a full-service catering company recently joined forces with TrinidadWeddings.com to highlight their diverse menu offerings.   TASTE! –  an exclusive tasting event for engaged couples, event industry professionals and food bloggers allowed us to mingle and enjoy delicious tasting-portion selections, 

New Additions To The Hyatt Sushi Menu!

New Additions To The Hyatt Sushi Menu!

Hyatt Trinidad has added several new items to their sushi menu. Here are some of the new (and not so new) ones I tried recently! First up was drinks. I normally am a fan of the Toco Boi (Angostura 1919 rum, mint leaves, fresh coconut 

Kaizan Sushi – Movietowne POS (Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018)

Kaizan Sushi – Movietowne POS (Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018)

• Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018 Master Post   My last stop on my whirlwind mini-tour  of Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018 was Movietowne’s Kaizan Sushi. I used to frequent Kaizan regularly but hadn’t been in a few years. As a result I was 

Taste Vinoteca – Lunch (Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018)

Taste Vinoteca – Lunch (Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018)

• Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018 Master Post   Two days after my memorable evening experience at Taste Vinoteca, I was back to give their Lunch Menu a try.  I had hoped to spend the time with a vegetarian friend of mine, however a late 

La Cantina – Port of Spain (Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018)

La Cantina – Port of Spain (Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018)

• Trinidad & Tobago Restaurant Week 2018 Master Post Day Two of my Restaurant Week sojourn found me within the walls of the 120+ year old building “Siegert’s House”, which also serves as the home of La Cantina, an authentic Italian Pizzeria with three locations across