June 25, 2018

Caribbean-cuisine event returns to Jungle Island in Miami

By Rod Stafford Hagwood From SouthFlorida.com Foodies who love Caribbean cuisine may want to take in Caribbean305, an annual festival that features chefs and mixologists from the region. Caribbean305 will take place Saturday, June 23, at Jungle Island in Miami. “We are looking forward to seeing everyone at Jungle Island where this year’s event will […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices RCIPS Community Officers to Host Community Engagement Day at Locations Throughout the Islands, 23 June On Saturday, 23 June, RCIPS community police officers will be hosting a day of community engagement at different locations throughout the islands. Community officers from each of […]

Ja among 14 Caricom countries preparing projects to mobilise ‘green funds’

From Jamaica Observer SANTIAGO, Chile (CMC) – Jamaica is among 14 Caribbean Community (Caricom) member states which will design multiple projects to mobilise resources from international sources that will allow them to improve the resilience and adaptation of agriculture, food systems and rural communities to change climate. The projects stem from a new fund created […]

Caribbean fest expands this year with a wider focus on food, music, culture

BY SARAH RAVITS From The Advocate Celebrating the deep roots of “the northernmost Caribbean city,” NOLA Caribbean Festival is back for the seventh year with a more regional focus and a full slate of cuisine, music, dance and culture. Founder and organizer Joel Hitchcock Tilton has spent the past year rebranding and expanding the festival, […]

Recipe of the week

How to make a fruit crumble with any kind of fruit By Meghan Splawn From The Kitchn Crumble is a wildly simple fruit recipe topped with a crisp, buttery crumb topping that turns any fruit into a stunning dessert. It’s perfectly suited for summer brunches and backyard BBQs alike. Making crumble is so easy that […]

Inspired Lifestyles

Cayman Islands: Motivational programs and presentations Inspired Lifestyles with Donna What is the most satisfying afternoon snack for boosting energy and helping you sustain until dinner? According to 87-year old Ann Anderson, THIS is the best snack for an at-work afternoon pick-me-up. What is it? The answer is found at the end of this newsflash! […]

Bourdain’s love of Jamaica’s oxtail and curried goat

BY TANGERINE CLARKE From Caribbean Life Four years ago, late world-renowned chef and host of CNN’s Parts Unknown, Anthony Bourdain said, “I love the food in this country. I must have Oxtail, whether in the Bronx or in Kingston.” These were endearing words uttered by the storyteller and adventurer, while filming his series in Jamaica. […]

Recipe of the week

Recipe: Cheeseburger Pasta Casserole By Patty Catalano From The Kitchn When a midweek craving for cheeseburgers hits, and it is certain that no drive-thru burger will satisfy, we say forget the buns and pull a package of rotini pasta from the pantry because tonight’s dinner is a pasta night and burger night mashup. Savory morsels […]

Why the Caribbean should [have] celebrate[d] World Oceans Day on June 8

By Alexander Girvan and Cherise Trotman From teleSUR Alexander Girvan and Cherise Trotman, of the Association of Caribbean States’ Caribbean Sea Commission, explain why we should all observe World Oceans Day. June 8 is World Oceans Day, intended to help us better understand and appreciate the big blue blanket which covers over 70 percent of […]

Anthony Bourdain: Celebrity chef found dead at 61

From BBC US celebrity chef and television personality Anthony Bourdain has been found dead in his hotel room, aged 61, of an apparent suicide. The culinary bad boy was near Strasbourg, France, working on a shoot for his series, Parts Unknown, on CNN. “It is with extraordinary sadness we can confirm the death of our […]