We’re in the thick of summer, which also means Carnival season is in full swing. From Trinidad to St. Vincent and beyond, it seems like everyone is getting on bad, but what’s a girl to do if she can’t make it to di road to buss a wine for mas?

No worries, we got you!

We found four Caribbean food bloggers that bring the flavors and vibes of the islands right into your home, with recipes, videos, and stories that show off the culture and pride of their beloved homelands.

So, sit back and relax because these ladies are taking you to the Caribbean, no passport required. All you need is an empty belly and a fork and knife to throw down.

Taste of Trinbago

Reshmi is a proud native of Trinidad and Tobago and a self-proclaimed doubles glutton. Her Youtube videos take you beyond carnival and straight to the heart of the nation through its food and its people — and her recipes aren’t bad either!

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Happy Monday! Today's #SupportLocal features Chris from Country Man Doubles on Toco Main Road. On our way to Shark River yesterday, my brother kept saying "I hope de doubles man there yuh know". He was so excited about this doubles and now that I've tasted it, I know why! . What stood out for me was the roasted pepper chutney🔥🔥🔥 . If you're ever in Toco, be sure to stop by Chris for a piping hot doubles! . The 3 hour drive was worth it! . . . . #SupportLocal #CountryManDoubles #Toco #TocoMainRoad #TocoEats #Doubles #TriniDoubles #DoublesMan #TriniStreetFood #StreetFood #TravelForFood #EatingTheCaribbean #IslandGirl #CaribbeanLife #TrinidadandTobago #ILoveTrinbago #TriniToDeBone #CountryLife #VillageLife #WorthTheDrive

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Jehan Can Cook

Jehan is a stay-at-home mom living in Atlanta doing what she loves most –cooking! Her recipes are not only influenced by her West Indian roots (roti and curry are her soul!), but she infuses the flavors into her more American influenced dishes as well. No matter whether you’re a mom looking for a quick meal, or simply missing the flavors of the Caribbean, Jehan has something for you.

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I've had a craving for Steamed Fish for a while and finally made some today. I added a couple of excelsior water crackers for my husband's plate. I always joke about these crackers whenever my husband eats them and tell him these are perfect post apocalyptic food because they never go bad😂😂, but they are pefect in this dish! #steamedfish #fish #porgy #healthyfood #healthy #recipe #whatsonmyplate #easyrecipes #eat #foodwinewomen #feedfeed #tastingtable #instafood #eeeeeats #essenceeats#jamaica #jamaicanfood #beautifulcuisine #caribbeanfood #dailyfoodfeed #thekitchn #guyanese #trinidad #tobago #yummyfood #essenceeats #beautifulcuisine #recipe

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Alica’s Pepperpot

A Caribbean-American food blogger with Indo-Guyanese roots, Alica does more than share recipes, she shares the foundation of every island home –culture and family. On any given day you can find her in the kitchen with her mom or dad making traditional dishes that have been passed down for generations, each with a priceless memory attached.

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Guyanese chicken curry & dal puri | Here's the curry my dad and I were cooking in my instastories. I don't have much else to say except that this curry is absolutely mouthwatering👌. * * * https://www.alicaspepperpot.com/guyanese-chicken-curry/

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Homemade Zagat

Renz is a professional eater and unprofessional chef celebrating the flavors of Caribbean cuisine. You can find her trying out new restaurants, ordering up a storm from Callaloo Box and creating delicious island-inspired recipes to share with her fellow foodies.

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Here's some color for anyone having an off day today. Let's just imagine we're eating this creamy, cheesy, rasta pasta. And having drinks!! #tomorrowisanewday #pushthroughit . . http://bit.ly/1f9xPdM . . #homemadezagat #rastapasta #easyfood #caribbeanheritagemonth #eatingthecaribbean #caribbeanfood #thechefgods #westindianfood #caribbeanfoodporn #caribbeanfoodiheart #caribbeanfoodblogger #caribbeancreolefood #islandfood #jerk

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