Experience a trip to a Trinidad Moruga scorpion pepper farm, tour of Bertie’s Pepper Sauce factory, visit to Quan Kep’s Pork Shed and Sylvie’s Roti Shop. Here’s a look at the featured experiences.
Mark Wiens in Cunupia
KERRYANN SULTAN’S PEPPER FARM
A visit to Kerryann Sultan’s pepper farm in Cunupia will treat you to the intriguing process from the nursery to the growth of one of the hottest chilis in the world – the Trinidad Moruga scorpion, in addition to other various peppers such as scotch bonnets, pimentos and sweet peppers, where Kerryann is assisted with farming activities by her uncle, Mr. Dookhan. The pepper nurseries are kept a the Agricultural Seedlings and Supplies Company.
Kerryann Sultan’s Pepper Farm
- Location: Cunupia (contact for directions)
- Contact: (868) 370-0361
- For tours and more information contact Kerryann Sultan
BERTIE’S PEPPER SAUCE
Sold in Trinidad & Tobago and US
Taste a range of our local pepper sauces available from Bertie’s Pepper Sauce – easing in from pimento pepper, slight, original and finally – scorpion pepper sauce. Though tours are not available, enjoy a taste of Bertie’s, available at all major supermarkets, mini-marts and PriceSmart clubs in Trinidad and Tobago. Bertie’s Pepper Sauce is also available online for those in the US on CaribeShopper.
Trinidad Moruga scorpion peppers at Bertie's Pepper Sauce factory
Mark Wiens with Chef Ben Quan Kep from Quan Keps Pork Shed and and Tony Chow (Chinese Laundry)
QUAN KEP’S PORK SHED
A visit to Quan Kep’s Pork Shed is always a treat – as you’ll feast on Chef Ben’s famous crispy skin pork, blood pudding, pepper-fried wontons and more. A trip to Quan Kep’s Pork Shed makes for the perfect spicy and savoury cutters. Catering for events is also available.
Quan Kep’s Pork Shed
- Location: 378 Couva Main Road, Couva
- Contact: (868) 744-5015
- Open: Thursday-Saturday (2PM-8PM)
SYLVIE’S ROTI SHOP
Enjoy a taste of our Indo-Trinidadian cuisine at Sylvie’s Roti Shop in San Juan. Offering various curried meats, dhaal, rice, rotis (dhalpurie, buss-up shut) and savoury breakfast options including baigan (eggplant) and tomatoes choka.
Sylvie’s Roti Shop
- Location: 4 Back Chain Street, El Socorro Road, San Juan
- Contact: (868) 795-4060
- Open: Monday-Friday (6:15AM-5PM) & Saturday (9:00AM-5PM)
Dhaal, rice and curry goat from Sylvie's Roti Shop