Keeping Parang Real is keeping the Christ in Christmas

A turn off of the busy Eastern Main Road at Arouca, leads one up winding, hilly roads into the lush, beautiful green valleys of Lopinot. Parang country in Trinidad has several beating hearts and Lopinot – along with Paramin, St Joseph, Santa Cruz and Arima to varying degrees – is one of them. Many who […]

Ponche de Creme for a True Trini Christmas

To his great surprise, Kerby Corraspe sold 20 cases of ponche the crème the first Christmas, 2016, that he made the drink to satisfy orders from family, friends and their friends. With 12 bottles a case, it added up to 240 bottles. “Two years ago… my wife she had some friends who wanted some, so […]