Pelau is a one-pot dish consisting of rice, onions, chili pepper, meat or chicken, peas. They are all cooked with coconut milk and herbs. The process of browning the meat in sugar for pelau refers to a African tradition.
It would be delightful recipe for a soup person. This Corn soup is a traditional and classic soup made of sweetcorn, split peas and potatoes in stock. Split peas make the soup thicker. This is served as either family and festive dish.
Cow Heel Soup is a soup made with leg of cow from hoof to knee. It is a traditional soup found in the Caribbean, mainly Trinidad and Tobago. It contains cow heel, onion, dumpling, plantain and beans.
Carib Lager is a product from the Carib Brewery in Trinidad, as the brewing technique in Trinidad was inherited from the British. An advertising slogan in Trinidad is that “A beer is a Carib”.
The Trini specialize in a number of meals based on the combination of spices. “Doubles” which consists of two fried “baras” (flat fluffy dumplings) and curried channa (chickpeas) is yummy street food.
The word “Roti” usually refers to an unleavened bread of the type made in/around India. Torinidadians seem to have learned to make Roti from immigrants of India. This unleavened bread is like a more fluffy tortilla, often wrapped around a filling of curried meat or vegetables. Here I post “Roti shrimp”.