November 16, 2018

The Martinique Gourmande Culinary Festival links island With Québec

From Travel Video News The very popular Martinique Gourmande Festival, the most expected annual culinary rendez-vous between Martinique and Québec is back in restaurants and bars of the Greater Montréal area from September 7th to 22nd. Québécois will be able to discover or rediscover the cuisine of the Island of Flowers, a subtle but powerful […]

The Queen of Leftovers

Dody Denman I often refer to myself as the “Queen of Leftovers” and I want to share with you why I deserve such a title… If Mike could only have one type of animal protein for the rest of his life it would be pork.  When pork is served this is one happy man.  We […]

9 Caribbean ways of eating plantains

By Dania Santana From Babble I love plantains in any way possible. Plátanos are as popular in the Dominican Republic as baseball, merengue music, and rum. It is one of those foods people outside the Caribbean see as something exotic, but for us, is the equivalent of tortillas in other parts of Latin America. Plantains […]

If you are a Foodie (and you know you are!)

From Dody Denman If you are a Foodie (and you know you are!) you’ll love the  Metro Cooking Houston Returning Sept. 14-15 Foodie weekend to include TV stars, restaurant tasting Pavilion, 100s of vendors The weekend of September 14 & 15, 2013 brings fun for foodies and fans from Houston and beyond when Metro Cooking […]

Study: skipping breakfast could increase risk of heart attack

By Mary Beth Quirk from Consumerist This is usually where I’d say that my wise, older relative once told me the benefits of doing such and such a thing, but not this time. I always say: I don’t skip the morning meal because otherwise I’d be grumpier than a bear woken from hibernation by the […]

YES!! More lionfish stories

Save Caribbean snorkeling and ‘eat a lion,’ conservationists say By Ezra Fieser From The Christian Science Monitor Here’s the last thing you’d expect to hear from a conservationist: Eat a lion. But that’s exactly what marine biologists are telling people across the Caribbean, where red lionfish – an invader from the Pacific – threaten to […]

Caribbean leaders warn of rising food import bill

From The New Zealand Herald GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) A Caribbean trade bloc released a report Saturday (27) that warns the region’s food import bill is increasing at a rate of 7 percent a year. Caricom said its 15 members spent $2.8 billion to import food in 2011, a 55 percent increase from 2005. Newer statistics […]

Italian easy: spaghetti with clams, mussels, and tomatoes

By Deborah Mele of Italian Food Forever From Serious Eats We eat a lot of pasta in our house. Luckily, it’s so versatile that the options are truly endless. With all the fresh and dried varieties available in stores these days, you could probably combine a different type of pasta with a different sauce every […]

FTC clears Caribbean Broilers in egg market fight

From The Poultry Site JAMAICA – The Fair Trading Commission (FTC) has ruled that Caribbean Broilers (CB) Group’s entry in the table egg market is unlikely to crowd out other players. The Gleaner reports that the decision followed complaints by the Jamaica Egg Farmers Association Limited (JEFA), who feared that the large company, which is […]

No-Bake Dessert Recipe: Peach Tarts with Ginger and Coconut

RECIPES FROM THE KITCHN You could make these no-bake peach tarts because you can’t bear to turn on the oven on a hot summer day. You could make them because you’re gluten-free or raw or vegan or paleo or whathaveyou. Or, you could make them because the combination of ripe peaches, ginger, and coconut is […]