A pimento pepper tree bears the red, ripe, and ready-to-pick seasoning ingredient at the backyard of a resident’s home in Petit Bourg. This pepper magically flavours any dish and is a very popular seasoning found in the kitchens of many cooks in Trinidad and Tobago.
Pimento peppers in your kitchen garden
Pimento peppers are sold for as much as $2.00 for one even though it is easy to plant. Having these peppers in your very own kitchen garden would not only make cooking much easier but it would be one less item on your grocery list to worry about.
April 2016 – Issue 21 www.sweettntmagazine.com
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By Marissa Armoogam. Growing up I can clearly recall the fun my siblings and I had at each family gathering and event, be it a wedding, birthday or just a Trini day lime. As you all may know EVERY Trinbagonian event is usually accompanied by some extremely tantalising and delicious food like fish broth one of my favourite dishes.
Steaming hot pot filled with every type of ground provision, fresh ground green seasonings, a selection of delicious and perfectly seasoned fish, bits of pimentos and hot peppers and of course a little piece of Golden Ray… I mean it’s fish broth and at the end a squeeze of some fresh lime juice before serving. All of these ingredients swim around in the most decadent and delicious broth I tell you this is a remedy for almost anything that goes wrong.
It must be consumed hot and you should always have a full meal on standby since this has been known for opening up your appetite. This dish can definitely be had at any given time, but for me in particular, I crave for this broth when it’s raining. Imagine a rainy day, outside your door is wet… Read more