Tobago’s Crab and Dumplings

published 9 years ago by Videos from The Culinary Institute of America

On Trinidad's sister Island Tobago, everyone's essential beach treat is crab and dumplings, and Miss Trim’s is the place to indulge. Here's we find a plate of curried crab atop a large, flat, oblong dumpling that is there to sop up some of the curry. It’s a perfect Creole dish: the curry is Indian, the crab comes from local waters, and the dense flour dumpling adds the African touch. Chef Debra Sardinha-Metivier demonstrates how to make crab and dumplings in her kitchen. For recipes, visit

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