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Shanti Ramsamooj, 54, a mother of four and grandmother of eight from La Brea Trace, Siparia, can be seen on her daughter's Facebook page bonjaying a large pot of curry crab on a chulha she made.
During the COVID-19 crisis in the US animal shelters have seen an increase in animal adoptions by people seeking companionship or who want to take care of a pet.
1 In an empty cold pan on your stovetop, lay out your bacon slices on the pan. Cook bacon low and slow, the bacon will begin to release some of its fat.
The beaches are finally reopened and many Trinis are heading down to Maracas Bay for a refreshing bath and their first bite of long-awaited freshly made bake and shark. Lykael Ahye, owner of Havana Bake and Shark (formerly known as Mona’s Bake and Shark) is ready to welcome all hungry Trinis back for the beach’s signature dish. Lykael’s family have been frying up bake and shark for over 50 years along the Maracas shore, treating beach-goers to delicious local cuisine. Despite the challenges of 2020 affecting many small food businesses, Lykael is motivated now more than ever to continue her family legacy of excellent bake and shark with Trinidad and Tobago. Propa Eats sat down with Lykael to hear her story, goals and aspirations as she pushes forward as a young successful entrepreneur.
Thinking about trying the keto diet; then we must look closer at the ketogenic diet. This diet is one where the carbohydrate intake is drastically reduced and the fat intake increased. This reduction in carbohydrates puts the body into a metabolic state called Ketosis. In this state the body becomes more efficient at burning stored fat for energy, causing massive weight loss. Turning fatty acids into ketones in the liver is also another effect of the Ketogenic diet. This creates another supply of energy for the brain. In recent times this type of dieting appears to be trending on many social platforms.
Sancoche Bhagee is more than a dish, it’s a melting pot. Today when we hear “bhagee” we think of dasheen bush and little else. But Peter Pariag, who wrote about East Indian cuisine back in 1975, described bhagee as consisting pakchoi, mustard leaves, poi leaves, dasheen leaves, young sweet potato leaves, young cassava leaves, young pumpkin leaves and more! Yet such a lush blending of various vegetables was not born from richness, but resourcefulness.
Many families celebrate Father’s Day together with a outdoor grilling lime. Show appreciation for your Dad with a big juicey Father’s Day cheeseburger. Nothing says I love you like a good ‘ole cheeseburger! Here are some tips that I found to be extremely useful when creating the best cheeseburgers you’ve ever made.
Bake this cheesy dish for your Dad for Father’s Day, he’ll definitely be going back for seconds. Infused with fresh local herbs like pimentos and chives plus an array of fragrant aromatic spices, this mac and cheese is bursting with flavour. Use Nestlé Carnation Evaporated Milk to achieve the best cheese sauce that’s perfectly thick and incredibly comforting. Get an amazing golden crust, seasoned with Maggi Season-up! All-Purpose Powdered Seasoning.
Finding a gift for Dad is already a tough call. Read our list of delicious food and drinks that make the perfect gifts. Feast your eyes on these unique Father's Day food gifts he will actually enjoy!
Upgrade your at-home brunch game with this delightful Brandy and Anise Sour cocktail. Sweetened with a unique and simple anise infused simple syrup, you’ll enjoy each sip. The rich, velvety texture of egg whites makes for frothy, decadent cocktail perfect for brunch. Surprise your family this Father’s Day weekend with this brunch-approved showstopper.
Cataract surgery has the potential to be life changing! June is dedicated to cataract awareness and its ability to drastically impact our lives. Cataracts are one of the most common eye conditions in Trinidad and Tobago’s aging population.
The 19th June is World Sickle Cell Day, the day designated to raise awareness of sickle cell at a national and international level. On 22nd December 2008, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution that recognises sickle cell disease as a public health problem and “one of the world’s foremost genetic diseases.” The resolution calls for members to raise awareness of sickle cell on June 19th of each year at national and international level. So let’s venture on this journey of awareness.
The globe seems to be entering into the “New Normal” with world and nation-wide shifts. An eruption of positive changes seems to be occurring. Humanity was able to view evidence of how detrimental we were being to mother nature while we were stuck inside under quarantine.
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