September 23, 2018

Caribbean must do more to celebrate its stars, says hotel executive

GROS ISLET, St. Lucia (September 7, 2018) – Caribbean nations must do more to help cultivate the gifts, talents and abilities of its young nationals. Recognizing two award-winning culinary students of St. Lucia’s Soufrière Comprehensive Secondary School, Bay Gardens Resorts Executive Director Sanovnik Destang stated that both the public and private sectors ought to provide […]

Fish fraud: Seafood often mislabelled in stores, restaurants

By Canadian Press From When consumers buy butterfish or white tuna at a grocery store they may instead receive a fish dubbed “the laxative of the sea,” according to an investigation into seafood fraud that found nearly half of seafood samples it tested at Canadian grocery stores and restaurants were wrongly labelled. “The results […]

The Great Shellfish Showdown between Britain and France today is a sign of Brexit disasters to come

By Caitlin Morrison From The Independent The nightmare ‘no deal’ scenario of miles-long customs queues could turn into something even worse – a kind of Wacky Races free-for-all as lorry drivers try to force each other off the roads The rivalry across the Channel is always simmering. It flares up periodically – during the World […]

Recipe of the week

Blackened Salmon Fillets CDKITCHEN From Yummly Get restaurant-style blackened fish with just a few ingredients. Make up extra of the spice blend to use on other foods as well (works well on chicken and shrimp). Note: the blackening process can cause some smoke so it’s best to cook this dish with a vented fan hood. […]

Inflammation linked to cancer, but lifestyle changes may help

From central treatment Centers of America Experts have long suspected inflammation may play some role in cancer’s development. In 1863, German scientist and physician Rudolf Virchow was the first to make the connection, observing that cancer often develops at sites of chronic inflammation. But researchers have only recently pinpointed chronic inflammation as a primary risk […]

Promoting Biodiversity : First Saint Lucia Mango Festival 2018 to be held on August 31st !

From OECS Thursday, August 30, 2018 — The first Saint Lucia Mango Festival will take place on August 31st, 2018. Members of the public and journalists are invited to the event held at the Constitution Park in Castries from 10 AM to 6 PM.  The impacts of climate change on the region have been far […]

Arctic summer drought: reindeer herders ask for emergency funding to save animals from starvation

BY JAKUB LEWANDOWSKI from Newsweek Reindeer herders in Sweden are asking the government for financial aid to help pay for feed following drought and wildfires that burned throughout the country this summer. Niila Inga, the chair of the Swedish Sami Association, met with government officials on Thursday in Stockholm to discuss the herders’ request. “We are living […]

Recipe of the week

Garlic Lover’s Roast Beef By GINA, SKINNYTASTE from Yummly Vampires beware, there’s garlic in every bite! And if that’s not enough garlic, I like to serve this with roasted broccoli with smashed garlic and skinny mashed potatoes… in my house, there’s never too much garlic. With Father’s Day right around the corner, I thought it […]

Jamie Oliver has been inspired by Jamaican culture without having any respect for its history – that’s why it’s cultural appropriation

By Marianne Miles From The Independent UK Can Caribbean recipes be adapted and modernised? Of course. But you cannot claim a historic traditional term and apply it to your product for profit Jamaica’s catchphrase is “Wi likkle but we tallawah”, loosely translated as: “We are small but we are strong and fearless”. The global allure […]

Recipe of the week

Delicious Discoveries From Yummly Baked Ranch Parmesan Chicken CDKITCHEN 270Calories 5Hours Ingredients USMETRIC SERVINGS: 6 6 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves 1/2 cup ranch salad dressing (prepared) 1 cup dry bread crumbs 1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon black pepper 1 teaspoon italian seasoning (dried) 1/2 teaspoon salt The ranch dressing marinade is the […]