Fresh, Cause We Don’t
Know No Other Way.
For Trinis, Sunday afternoons were a time for ‘de family and a big cook up’. No matter what happen’ that week, doh hurt yuh head cuz de kitchen was filled with ya Muddah ‘n Tanty cookin’ up curry flavors and fresh aromas. No canned veggies or processed fruits. Ah dey had was fresh and das de only way we know how to cook it at Spicy Isle.
Considered one of the hottest chilli peppers. Its heat, flavor and aroma provides just the right amount of spice to bite you back.
Along with their distinctive sweet taste, sweet peppers are known to reduce both triglycerides and your cholesterol.
Fruit or veggie? Who cares when they taste this good. For the record, they’re technically a fruit and jam packed with vitamin A & C.
The coconut is packed with nutritional benefits (manganese, natural electrolytes, potassium, phosphorus, high fiber, lauric acid)… But who’s counting.
Packed with vital anti-oxidants, and vitamins, this vine grown fruit is often recommended by nutritionists to help control cholesterol and reduce weight.
What else needs to be said about fresh sweet corn… aside from the fact that it’s why people love our Calypso Corn Soup.
This leafy green is packed with iron, but unlike Popey’s spinach, our’s doesn’t come from a can.
With a sweet taste and starchy texture, this fiber rich veggie is helpful against type 2 diabetes.
The story goes that Buddha would meditate under a mango tree… Meditate, or just waiting for this delicious fruit to fall? Or both?
In 1873, a freak California heat spell withered grapes on the fine and a San Francisco grocer decided to sell them. The rest is history.
Aside from being packed with vitamins A & C, eating cooked tomatoes can act as an internal sunscreen by helping to block those UV rays.
Crushed onion can be used for soothing insect bites, however, we find better use for them in our delicious dishes.
Although the golden potato has just about the same amount of vitamins and protein as a single meal, we suggest you have them curried with a chick pea side.
Cholesterol-free, beta carotene, copper, manganese, potassium, iron, and vitamins A, C, B-6, and E – Did we mention that the sweet potato is a super food?
A staple ingredient in Caribbean cuisines, this potassium rich fruit helps to maintain heart health and is a great source of vitamins C and A.
Also known as the cassava, this starchy root has a nutty, yet, sweet taste.
White & Brown Rices
While both are an excellent source of energy, it is the the fibre & antioxidant rich bran and germ layers that give brown rice its color & texture.
The subtle sweet pancake-like dough is best enjoyed without a fork or spoon.