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Trinidad: Richard’s Bake and Shark

There’s nothing better than eating outdoors (I think) – bits of dirt and grime add just that lil’ som-som to your meal. And there’s definitely nothing better than eating on a sandy beach after a salty dip in the ocean. Richard’s Bake and Shark is the best kind of beach meal, too. And at TT$25 … Continue reading


Foodhogger will be in Trinidad for a week. I Can’t WAIT to try the famous Bake N Shark sandwich at Maracas beach!!!    

Recipe: Tilapia Curry

This is one of my favourite recipes. You can use frozen tilapia, but I prefer fresh tilapia fillets. Ingredients 1 lb tilapia fillet cut into 8 pieces salt (to taste) 1 tsp tumeric 1 tbsp oil 2 medium onions, chopped 2 tsp garlic 2 tsp ginger 1 tsp cumin powder 1 tsp corriander 1 tsp … Continue reading

Recipe: Pan-roasted Spiced Corn Salad

My sister passed on this recipe to try for our Mother’s Day BBQ and it fared quite well. Ingredients 2 tsp cumin seeds 1/2 tsp fennel seeds 2 dried red chillies 1 lb frozen corn 2 tbsp corn oil or canola oil 1 small onion, chopped salt (to taste) 1 red bell pepper, chopped 3 … Continue reading

Desserts from Le G

Location: 152 Spadina Ave., Toronto Cost: $4.99 each Le Gourmand undoubtedly has the best chocolate chip (and walnut) cookie in Toronto…and we’ve already certified that their chocolate bombs are da bomb, but they also carry some fancy desserts in the window behind the cash register which, until recently, I hadn’t tried.  **Note, these are from … Continue reading

House of Gourmet

Location: 484 Dundas St. W.,Toronto Cost:  $5-20 pp In the hustle and bustle of Chinatown, you’re almost guaranteed to never know where to eat…there are just too many choices!  But once you’ve tried a place you like, you’re almost guaranteed to keep going there.  At least, that’s the way I am.  House of Gourmet is … Continue reading

Madras Palace

Original Post: September 22, 2006 Location: 1249 Ellesmere Road, Scarborough Cost:  great prices! http://www.madraspalace.com If you get there on a Friday or Saturday night and it’s crowded, you may as well go home and order pizza. Your food will take sooooooooo long to arrive that not only will you have forgotten what you ordered but … Continue reading