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Stories by Krysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Published:Thursday | October 22, 2020 | 2:17 PMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

The culinary catch of the season, particularly during this global pandemic, has been the mouth-watering line-up of seafood. The crab of the land and sea, luscious lobster and succulent shrimp; what’s not to love about these festive favourites? You...

Published:Thursday | October 15, 2020 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Fun, fruity and boozy; that’s the sweet spirit of Rummy Bears Ja. Latanya Artwell decided to marry her love for confections with that of pure intoxication to create something exotic that it lives happily ever after on your palates. She told Food, “...

Published:Thursday | October 8, 2020 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Making the right choice as to what is better or what is considered the best is never easy. When the decision stems from satisfying your appetite, how can you really pick from the mouth-watering variety? Welcome to Delicious Deliberations, where we...

Published:Monday | October 5, 2020 | 12:11 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

“Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.” This profound sentiment expressed by English poet William Congreve is often reflected in matters pertaining to love, specifically that of heartbreak. Welcome to Flair-fessional, where women share their...

Published:Monday | October 5, 2020 | 12:11 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Imagine your doubt and fear ringing true when you discover that you have breast cancer. It’s ‘Pinktober’ so we’re kicking off the awareness month by sharing the life-changing story of Chelan Smith and her beauty in the face of this battle. Magnetic...

Published:Thursday | October 1, 2020 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

The mouth-watering joys of breadfruit turned sorrowful in recent weeks when American singer and actress Christina Millian posted on social media about the popular Jamaican staple. In the video, she can be seen trying ‘breshe’, as it is locally...

Published:Thursday | October 1, 2020 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

A whiff of roasted goodness wafting in the open air, beckoning the senses to indulge and savour each sip. Coffee is internationally acclaimed as the ultimate ‘wake-me-up’, ‘keep-me-up’ and pick-me-up. Java is a staple for some college students who...

Published:Thursday | October 1, 2020 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Today is International Coffee Day (cue the confetti!) and Supligen, a favourite of many, has joined in on the celebrations with an all-new coffee flavour. Supligen has had a long history with satisfying the appetites of its many Jamaican customers...

Published:Thursday | September 24, 2020 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Dominican Republic-based Cane Spirits Specialist Pavol Kazimir once said, “Best ideas come while sipping rum.” With that in mind, since rum lovers have resorted to assuming their new roles as home bartenders, the question swirling in their minds is...

Published:Thursday | September 24, 2020 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

You are what you eat. This applies to the way you drink as well. Whenever persons are looking to bulk up or slim down, a major part of their go-to health option is to include a liquid aspect to their diet. So let’s shake things up and find out a...

Published:Monday | September 21, 2020 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Less than a week ago, American rapper Cardi B filed for a divorce from her husband, Migos rapper Offset. The couple had been on again, off again, then back on again since secretly tying the knot in 2017. Cheating came into play along the way on...

Published:Thursday | September 17, 2020 | 12:15 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

The savoury meets sweet secret is out. Chef Noel Cunningham is starting a new chapter as a culinary podcaster. His latest creative pursuit, What’s Cooking with Chef Noel, is a weekly podcast geared towards taking the listeners on a food-tastic...

Published:Thursday | September 10, 2020 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

They say life is what you bake of it, but maybe decorating cakes is your superpower. Allison Balfour is challenging novice and veteran creatives to unleash their artistic side by offering cake decorating classes. The co-owner and culinary...

Published:Thursday | September 3, 2020 | 12:13 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

If you believe, like John Walters, that the only thing better than talking about food is eating, then feast your eyes, and your savoury senses, on the scrumptious dishes from The Mayne Course. The beauty behind The Mayne Course, Kimberley Mayne,...

Published:Thursday | September 3, 2020 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

There’s nothing more rewarding than pursuing your passion. But if you add competing and winning in your field of interest to the mix, then you’re definitely tapping into an indescribable added bonus. Meet Jason Gentles. The Jamaican chef has been...

Published:Monday | August 31, 2020 | 12:11 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

If it is that a picture is worth a thousand words, then by this estimation, what is a video worth? Video, according to Lisa Lubin, informs and entertains people. No one understands or appreciates this sentiment more than O’Knegi Holness. His love...

Published:Thursday | August 20, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

They say all is fair in love and war. But what happens when you bring rum into the mix? On Sunday, Jamaicans and the world celebrated National Rum Day. To the delight of their taste buds, many basked in the sipping bliss of their favourite cocktail...

Published:Thursday | August 20, 2020 | 12:10 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

American bestselling author and co-creator of Whole30 health programme, Melissa Hartwig, once said, “Cravings are not about food. Cravings are about stress.” While no one is condoning bad habits, it’s really hard to ignore the burning desire to...

Published:Thursday | August 13, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

“If wishes were filet mignon, we’d always eat well at dinner.” These wise words expressed by American author Dean Koontz seems most appropriate for the special occasion. Today, August 13, is National Filet Mignon Day, and in honour of the premium...

Published:Monday | August 3, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

To celebrate Emancipation Day is to celebrate roots and culture, and what better way than through the dynamic showcase of reggae music. It was definitely a winning move for Uppsala Reggae Jam Festival, who last Saturday premiered a spirited, live...

Published:Thursday | July 9, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

“Happiness is drinking the milk from the coconut.” For so many food lovers out there, this is not only the tasty truth, it is a gastronomic gospel as well. Welcome to What’s Your Flavour? This week, Food takes a closer look at the delicious...

Published:Thursday | June 25, 2020 | 12:30 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

‘Tis the season for scrumptious seafood. And if you’re cheffing things up at home with the pescatarian variety, that’s great. But if you want to take a break or this is just not up your alley of things culinary, why not seafood with D85 Lounge?...

Published:Friday | June 19, 2020 | 12:13 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.” If the sentiment shared by Jim Valvano resonates with the paternal figure of your life, then gifting him for this Father’s Day is a no-brainer. The special...

Published:Thursday | June 18, 2020 | 12:20 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Sunday is all about giving dads the royal treatment. So let’s mix it up on Father’s Day by lifting their ‘spirits’. Senior Blender of Appleton Estate David Morrison told Food that the best way to celebrate the special occasion is by indulging in an...

Published:Thursday | June 18, 2020 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

They say happiness is when your father praises you for your cooking. Since Father’s Day is coming up, and the global pandemic has shifted our view of luxuries like restaurants, why not provide fine dining for Dad from the comfort of your home?...

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