December 16, 2017

Cayman Islands lobster season opens

The Department of Environment (DoE) reminds the public that lobster season opens on 1 December.  Anyone going out on the water this weekend should know the limits and not be tempted to poach. “The open season for lobster is designed to give people a chance to recreationally harvest these delicious marine crustaceans in a sustainable […]

Recipe of the week

Recipe: Blackberry Croissant Breakfast Bake By Sheela Prakash From The Kitchn When you start your day off with something sweet, like this breakfast bake, it’s pretty much a guarantee that it’s going to be a good one. This bake does the impossible: It improves on flaky, buttery croissants by soaking them in a rich, custardy […]

Landour — the story of an unending feast

By Rahul Verma From The Hindu Life Long walk. Pancake. Long walk. Pakoras. Long walk. Pizza. My sojourns in Landour could be summed in these few words. But the walks are getting shorter, and the menu longer. I first went to the little town near Mussoorie, about 300 km from Delhi, 22 years ago. The […]

The Thanksgiving leftovers you can freeze (or shouldn’t freeze)

By Christine Gallary From The Kitchn Having the dinner table covered with more food than you can possibly eat in one sitting is the hallmark of Thanksgiving, and it’s hard to imagine scaling back for this once-a-year feast. The next day, though, the mountain of leftovers can seem a bit overwhelming — especially if you […]

Taste of Cayman announces Meals on Wheels as official charity for 2018 festival

Taste of Cayman Food and Drink Festival has announced that Cayman Islands Meals on Wheels has been selected as the official charity of the 30th anniversary festival, which is taking place Saturday, 27 January 2018 at the Festival Green, Camana Bay. Every year, Taste of Cayman supports the local community through a charity raffle. Funds […]

CARIBBEAN-SUGAR-Caribbean countries record high sugar production figures

CMC From Antigua Observer Caribbean countries produced an estimated 418,000 tonnes of sugar for the 2016-17 period, according to a statement released by the Sugar Association of the Caribbean (SAC) on Wednesday. It said the figure surpassed the projected figure of 406,000. The SAC, which groups the Barbados Agricultural Management Company (BAMC), the Belize Sugar […]

9 Thanksgiving food tips: Don’t let stomach bugs ruin your holiday feast

By Emily Netburn From Newsmax When preparing for a big Thanksgiving feast, the last thing on your mind is whether or not the food you’re about to eat could make you sick. Yet every year, 48 million Americans are sickened by foodborne illnesses, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die. Before eating the biggest meal of […]

USDA provides more than $10 Million to help Caribbean area farmers

By Senora Scott, KIDY From My Fox Zone SAN JUAN, P.R – From the USDA: “November 21, 2017 – USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is providing $10.9 million in technical and financial assistance to help farmers in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands repair damage and rebuild following hurricanes Irma and María. This investment through […]

Thanksgiving Pie Survey

Delta Dental’s annual Thanksgiving Pie Survey breaks down America’s favorites By Nerisa Eugenia Waterman From WN According to the annual Delta Dental Thanksgiving pie survey out today, when it comes to Thanksgiving pies, Americans are staunch traditionalists. The survey has been tracking this key facet of America’s sweet tooth for the last three years and […]

Thanksgiving dinners

5 Vegetarian Dinners I Eat During Thanksgiving Week By Kathryne Taylor From The Kitchn Thanksgiving always seems to sneak up on me. I’m usually rushing to tie up loose ends with work so I can take time to relax with my family. With so much preparation going into the big day, I keep the other […]