Sauce doubles, Curepe in sweet T&T for Sweet TnT Magazine, Culturama Publishing Company, for news in Trinidad, in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, with positive how to photography.

Doubles man, one with slight pepper!

By Marc Algernon. I pushed through the crowd that was growing larger by the minute. I tried to make myself be seen. My stomach ached and my mouth watered as the aroma filled my nostrils. “Gimme one doubles with slight pepper!” I was beginning to get annoyed as I pushed up my hand so sure that this one was mine… Nope.

“Why them nice woman them does always get them own first, you know how long I standing here.”

If you don’t raise your voice they don’t notice you and it helps to be very visible as well, like right up under their noses that way they try to feed you and run you fast before you start making the other customers uncomfortable, or even worse, agreeing with you.

Each of the six doubles stands here in Curepe has the words “d original sauce” written on the front in bright red letters, it is so hard to tell who is authentic.

Finally, I am handed a napkin and very soon a hot sheet of grease proof paper that plates a piping hot bara which holds the most delicious combination of curried channa, tamarind sauce, pepper sauce and shadon beni sauce that four dollars can buy.

Sauce 1

Soon my hands are dirtied as I dig right in, this is a hand food not for the cutlery folks. Grease proof paper in the garbage (we never litter) and up goes my hand again to collect another one. I am one of the club now. No longer pushing to the front of the crowd but now one of the respected “have to pay”’ customers.

“Eh, give meh some pepper with some doubles in it.” Everyone laughs. That is Broad, one of the die-hard customers. He is what you would call a “pepper mouth”. Men like Broad don’t stand in the line, he is given VIP treatment because he got the name Broad by his big and very loud mouth. He can cause a scene in seconds so it’s no playing around with him. I wish I had his courage.

I remember when doubles was only two dollars, then inflation stepped in but there was no decline in customers, always a great breakfast like I’m having now or a splendid dinner. It even acts as “cutters” if you have been drinking too much; just remember you cannot and should never eat just one.

Anyway I have to go now before I eat out all of my money and can’t afford to take a taxi to go home… again!

October 2013 – Issue 6    www.sweettntmagazine.com

Share your favorite doubles stories with us in the comments below.

One lucky reader won a Moto G10 smartphone for the month of August by liking Sweet TnT Magazine Facebook Page.  September we gave away a Moto G20, in October we gave away a Moto G30 in November we gave away a Moto G50 and December one lucky person will win a Moto G100  . To qualify like us on Facebook and Subscribe to our Sweet TnT Magazine YouTube channel

You may also like:

Grow your own paw paw or papaya

Grab a glass of almond milk

Homemade bread in 60 minutes

Paw Paw: 15 Amazing uses and benefits of fruit and leaves

5 Whisky cocktail blends to impress your guests

Galaxy S21 | S21+ | S21 Ultra

Galaxy S21 Ultra

5G6.8-inch Display From $599.99ᶿOriginal Price:$1199.99

Galaxy S21+ 5G

6.7-inch Display From $399.99ᶿOriginal Price:$999.99

Galaxy S21 5G

6.2-inch Display From $199.99ᶿOriginal Price:$799.99

Banana bread quick and easy recipe

Pommecythere: Enjoy 6 recipes and boost immune system

Corn fritters another great idea for corn

Backyard Rum Punch: Exquisite drink with local fruit flavours

Green fig and beetroot punch recipes

When you buy something through our retail links, we may earn commission and the retailer may receive certain auditable data for accounting purposes.

Make bread: Beat rising food prices in your kitchen

Peanut Butter Pretzel Protein Balls, diabetic friendly snack

Soursop: Enjoy fruit, leaves and boost immune system

Hot chow flavoured pepper sauce that everyone likes

Tasty and healthy cocoa pod

HUAWEI Mate X2

HUAWEI Mate X2 brings together an interactive experience with human-based design features and adaptive apps to realize the full potential of its foldable form, enhancing your productivity in an immersive way.

The 8-inch screen can be split into four windows to show four videos at the same time.
Get sports games, TV shows and workout tutorials from multiple apps, even live matches from different angles, all at the same time with HUAWEI Mate X2. You can also put up any one of them on the big window to amp up the thrill.8

Check Also

Aquaponics systems

Aquaponics systems made for organic food, less bills

Imagine this. You walk out to your garden, porch, your office or even your room …

Sorrel juice or roselle drink or juice in glass with ice with red fruit for Christmas season or health benefits for cholesterol, blood pressure, bladder infections, constipation, maylase, use recipe for good taste and health benefits in in Sweet T&T, Sweet TnT, Trinidad and Tobago, Trini, Sorrel Chicken

Sorrel juice is good for you

The sight of sorrel or roselle in Trinidad and Tobago meant the Christmas season has …

Advertisement

Advertisement

News in Pictures

Chocolate lava cake
Pre-workout drinks
Hair loss
Buying kratom
Enhance metabolism