Topic Tag: Moruga

Embark, Food and Cuisine, Trinidad and Tobago

Resurrection rice | Cookup

Brought to Trinidad from West Africa via the United States, Moruga hill rice was a staple of the Merikin community for generations, writes Franka Philip. Now entrepreneur Mark Forgenie wants to make this traditional food available to all

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Embark, Food and Cuisine, Trinidad and Tobago

Some like it hot: Trinidad pepper sauce | Cookup

It may be the quintessential Trini condiment, and many can’t imagine a meal without pepper sauce. Franka Philip investigates how T&T’s hot peppers have become internationally famous for their delicious sear

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Embark, Food and Cuisine, Trinidad and Tobago, United States

Chef Ben ‘BJ’ Dennis: “That right there, that’s Africa” | Cookup

When US chef Ben Dennis arrived in Tobago, he was astonished to find traditional recipes that recall those of his Gullah ancestors. He talks history and heritage with Franka Philip

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Immerse, Community, History, People, Trinidad and Tobago

The Merikins: heroes of the forgotten war

The company villages perch atop the ridges of low hills in southern Trinidad — too low to offer panoramic views, but high enough to keep...

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