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Appears in
Sweet Hands: Island Cooking from Trinidad and Tobago

By Ramin Ganeshram

Published 2018

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Trinidadian chocolate is considered to be among the finest in the world, and large chocolate manufacturers from Europe buy the crop to flavor more widely produced but inferior chocolates from Africa and South America. Cocoa tea is made from “cocoa sticks,” which are 100 percent Trinidad cocoa beans ground into a paste with local spices. The sticks are then dried and grated into boiling water to create a “tea” that is then flavored with condensed milk. Because pure Trinidad chocolate is not