At Alima’s our favourite sweet treats, from traditional Trinidadian Barfi to mouthwatering Raspberry Coconut Squares, our pastry haven has something to satisfy every sweet tooth. So, let’s dive right in and explore the incredible flavours that make Alima’s a destination for those who crave authentic, mouthwatering sweets.
Barfi – A Taste of Tradition Barfi is a cherished treat with roots tracing back to Persia, introduced to India by the Mughal Empire in the 16th century. This sweet delight made its way to Trinidad in the mid-19th century, becoming a local favourite. Experience the rich, creamy textures and aromatic flavours that have made Barfi an irresistible delight for generations.
Gulab – Crispy and Sweet In Trinidad, Gulab, also known as ‘fat kurma,’ is a fried dough creation that is a true testament to culinary artistry. This crispy delight is coated with a sugary syrup that crystallizes to perfection. The result? A mouthwatering explosion of flavors and textures that will leave your taste buds dancing with delight. You won’t be able to resist the satisfying crunch and sweetness of our Gulab.
Coconut Biscuits – A Slice of Paradise When it comes to the perfect complement for your hot beverage, our Coconut Biscuits steal the show. These saucer-sized, soft biscuits are a taste of paradise, with their delightful coconut bits that melt in your mouth. Whether you’re enjoying a cozy evening tea or a steaming cup of coffee, these biscuits will take your experience to a whole new level.
Cassava Pone – A Guyanese Classic Cassava Pone is a beloved Guyanese staple, and at Alima’s, we’ve mastered the art of creating this delectable dessert. Made from cassava, it’s a unique blend of flavors and textures that capture the essence of Guyanese culinary heritage. The subtle sweetness and chewy goodness of Cassava Pone will have you coming back for more.
Sweet Bread – A Slice of Heaven Our Sweet Bread is a slice of heaven that brings together the rich flavours of real shredded coconut, plump raisins, and a generous sprinkle of fruits. It’s a delightful balance of sweet and fruity that will make you smile with every bite. Whether as a treat for yourself or a thoughtful gift for a loved one, Sweet Bread is an excellent choice.
Pineapple Tart – A Taste of the Tropics Indulge in a tropical escape with our Pineapple Tart, a popular Guyanese pastry filled with a delectable pineapple jam. It’s a burst of sunshine in every bite, with the perfect blend of tart and sweet. Close your eyes, take a bite, and let your taste buds transport you to a Caribbean paradise.
Raspberry Coconut Squares – Pure Sweetness Raspberry Coconut Squares are a testament to the power of pastry. These squares combine the delightful sweetness of raspberries with the chewy, comforting texture of coconuts. It’s a mouthful of pure sweetness that will leave you craving more.
Black Eyed Bean Cake – A Unique Delight Introducing our one-of-a-kind Black Eyed Bean Cake. This delicious and filling pastry is a true gem in our sweet selection. Crafted with thick and flavorful pastry dough and filled with black-eyed beans, this treat is commonly known in Guyana as “Chinese Cake.” It’s a delightful variation of the traditional Chinese Moon Cakes made from adzuke beans. You’ll be amazed at how delectable black-eyed beans can taste when transformed into this pastry delight.
At Alima’s Roti and Pastry, we take pride in bringing you the finest sweet treats that capture the essence of the cultures they originate from. Our commitment to quality, authenticity, and innovation ensures that each bite is a memorable experience. So next time you’re picking up your favourite roti or curries be sure to add one of these sweet treats to your order!