December 16, 2017

Cayman Pirates Fest Districts

The attached photos are from the Cayman Islands Pirates Week Festival Combined District Days. IMAGE Credits: Cayman Islands Pirates Week        

Kitchn’s Ultimate Guide to the Thanksgiving Slow Cooker

By Kelli Foster From The Kitchn You already know the wonders your slow cooker can do for busy weeknight meals and make-ahead breakfasts, so it should come as no surprise that this appliance is just as invaluable come Thanksgiving. It can tackle everything from the main course to drinks, clearing room on the stovetop and keeping […]

EIB, CDB commit $24 million to post-disaster Caribbean reconstruction

From St Kitts & Nevis Observer Bonn, Germany – The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) have set up an emergency post-disaster reconstruction financing initiative to help the region recover from recent hurricane events. The arrangement will support investments for infrastructure reconstruction projects in the Caribbean in the wake of the […]

Recipe of the week

Recipe: Apple Cinnamon Toaster Strudels By Nealey Dozier From The Kitchn Apple cinnamon toaster strudels, those super-sweet frozen pastries, were definitely a guilty pleasure growing up. I have to admit, it’s been years since I last enjoyed one — until this recipe came along. Using the frozen strudels as a guide, I came up with […]

Destination of the week

5 Caribbean Spots With Farm-to-Table Dining By Mark Rogers From Travel Age West These Caribbean culinary establishments put an emphasis on fresh and local ingredients The farm-to-table movement has spread over the years, and there are now a variety of venues in the Caribbean where diners can opt for fresh and local cuisine. Some farm-to-table […]

Obesity, a key driver of diabetes

In the Region of the Americas, the rate of adult obesity is more than double the world average, with women more affected than men. Halting the advance of this condition through policies and healthy lifestyles can prevent future cases of diabetes. Washington, D.C., 10 November 2017 (PAHO/WHO) – Obesity is one of the main risk […]

Cayman Islands Taste of Cayman celebrates 30 years

In its 30 years, Taste of Cayman has grown from humble beginnings to become Cayman’s largest culinary celebration. A group of restaurants from the Cayman Islands Restaurant Association meeting in a field for a chili cook off is now over 45 restaurants, over 5,000 attendees, multiple competitions and over 18,000 portions of food enjoyed. Taste […]

Climate-smart agriculture benefits marine ecosystems and coastal communities – New IFAD report

Bonn, Germany 9 November 2017 – Coastal communities and marine ecosystems can benefit from climate-smart agriculture practices, according to the findings of a new report from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The Marine Advantage – Empowering coastal communities, safeguarding marine ecosystems, a study of IFAD’s experience in improving the lives of coastal communities, shows that […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Islands Press Statement on EEPS Incident on Thurs. 9 Nov East End Primary School Update On 9 November, the Ministry of Education and the Department of Education Services (DES) were notified that East End Primary School’s (EEPS) gate was locked and students and staff were unable to gain access. The Director of the DES, […]

Thanksgiving wine

The Best Wine to Pick Up from Aldi for Your Thanksgiving Table By Sheela Prakash From The Kitchn With all the fuss that’s involved in building your Thanksgiving dinner, what to drink with the turkey and fixings should be the least complicated decision you make. Spend more time hemming and hawing between pumpkin pie recipes […]