Grannie’s Coal Pot 

By Summer Edward

Basil, a Trinidadian boy, loves the delicious dishes his Grannie makes using her old coal pot. When he asks Grannie about the coal pot, she describes the important roles the utensil played in their ancestors’ lives. Follow the coal pot’s cultural and historical journey from 18th-century West Africa to Caribbean kitchens today, through the eyes of a young, aspiring chef.