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Title: Anchar

Creator: National Library and Information System Authority

Description: On display is a variety of bottled Achar (also called anchar). Achar is a Hindi word for "pickle". The achar is made from different types of fruits and vegetables.

Source: NALIS Digital Collection, 2010

Keywords: Achar; Pickled fruit; Anchar; Condiments


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Title: Aniseed

Creator: National Library and Information System Authority

Description: This aromatic plant,commonly known asnsi,is a native of the East (India and Egypt).It is generally used to flavour cookies,cakes and beverages.In West Indian cuisine the essence produced from aniseed is just as popular as the aniseed itself. It is used to flavour beverages such as mauby. It is also an essential ingredient in curry paste in Trinidad and Tobago cuisine.

Source: NALIS Digital Collection, 2010

Keywords: Aniseed; Anise; Spices


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Title: Assorted Grains

Creator: NALIS

Description: This picture shows a variety of peas and beans on sale at the market. Cereals such as rice, as well as legumes or pulses, constitute an important part of the diet of the people of Trinidad and Tobago, whether vegetarian or not. Readily available all year round, these foods may be found pre-packaged in grocery stores, or loose at markets and depots. Whereas pulses are commonly used in soups, stews and rice dishes, rice is the staple dish at almost every main meal. It is used in popular local dishes such as pelau and fried rice. Dishes made from legumes include Dhal and Ladoo.

Source: NALIS Digital Collection, 2010

Keywords: Grains; Rice; Peas; Beans; Split peas


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