I am a little late in talking about September’s Vegan Food Swap. I want to thank Victoria for all the wonderful vegan items I received. I am just getting back to posting again after about a month-long break of business travel. So I have not had a chance to try everything that Victoria sent, but my favorites so far are the chocolate peanut butter and the Stash Mint Tea. Thanks again Victoria and I am sorry I am so late.
One highlight of my business travels was Trinidad and Tobago. I rarely travel outside of the country for work. So I turned it in to a vacation. The hubby flew out with me. We spent a few days in Port of Spain where I was working and then finished it out in Tobago. I love scuba diving, but I rarely get to go except for occasional vacations. The hubby likes the mountains. I like both the mountains and the beach. To my surprise, after visiting Tobago the hubby said he wanted to go back! I will need to stay sharp on my scuba skills because maybe there is another dive vacation in my future.
I was lucky enough to have Caroline, who owns Charlotteville Adventure Dive Center, all to myself. She usually takes six divers on her boat at a time. I on three went on three almost hour-long dives. We saw so many beautiful reef fish. So many that I can’t even name them all. We saw angels, tangs, baracudas, moray eels, stonefish and tuna.
Caroline told us about a wonderful local food called Doubles. The only way I can describe it is chickpeas in a spicy sauce piled on to a flatbread. The bread was similar to a pita. I definitely see myself attempting to make those in the future.