Burnt Sugar. Brown Food

Hi Everyone,  The secret to a good Trini Pelau or Stew is burnt sugar.

Burnt sugar is essentially sugar that has melted and caramelized. Burnt sugar has notes of sweetness with very subtle complex hints of bitterness. The rich, dark-brown, thick, melted liquid, coats the ingredients and adds a one-of-a-kind flavour and colour to any dish in which it is used.

Burnt sugar is not sugar that is burnt in the true sense of the word. The term is used in local Trini parlance  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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