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Valentine Feast for two

Published:Thursday | February 11, 2016 | 12:00 AM
Spiced pineapple
Contributed Spiced pineapple pictured paired with Movendo, Moscato. Also goes perfectly with Vilarnau, Cava Rose, Brut.
Contributed Pan roasted free-range chicken with rosemary, garlic, and lime. This dish pairs perfectly with Rodney Strong, Sonoma County Chardonnay or Dr Loosen, Riesling.

Dessert Spiced Pineapple

Pairs perfectly with Movendo, Moscato, or Vilarnau, Cava Rose, Brut.

You will need:

1 tsp pimento

1 tsp cloves

1/2 tsp cinnamon stick

3 pieces Star anise

8 oz pineapple

3 oz granulated sugar-just to sprinkle


1. Blend all spices together then add to sliced pineapple.

2. Arrange sliced pineapple on a tray and sprinkle with granulated sugar; soak for two minutes.

3. Arrange on plate and serve with soursop sorbet or ice cream.

4. This pineapple can be grilled as well.

Bon appetit!

Valentine's Day presents the perfect opportunity to dine next to a centuries-old water wheel equipment rooted in history at what was once a very important part of the former Running Gut Estate in St James.

Following an extensive renovation, Half Moon's iconic Sugar Mill Restaurant recently reopened with new and exciting features.

distinctive flavour

Newly introduced are Wagyu beef, now available for the first time in Jamaica. It is renowned as the world's finest beef with its distinctive flavour. The Wagyu will be featured on the Sugar Mill's menu alongside modern Jamaican dishes.

Complementing the menu is an extensive drink listing with wines from across the globe, as well as speciality rums including Jamaica's own highly prised 50-year old Appleton Estate rum, said to be the oldest available rum for sale.