When you think of a Trinidadian Christmas dessert there is only one contender - The celebrated Black Cake or Fruit Cake depending on your persuasion. Here is a recipe from our friends at www.angostura.com that includes their Black Label Rum, Fernandes Cherry Brandy

Caribbean Beat caught up with a few local celebrities across the islands to find out what their favourite festive foods are and other interesting facts.

The meat of conchs is eaten raw in salads, or cooked, as in fritters, chowders, curries, gumbos, and burgers. All parts of the conch meat are edible. Some people, however, find only the white meat appetizing.