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The year in Food

Published:Monday | January 6, 2014 | 12:00 AM
The entrance to Kushite's - enveloped by nature.

Last year was simply delicious. November was the undisputed champion of food events and The Gleaner's own official Food Month. We pay homage to this impressiveyear by highlighting 10 articles of delectable desires dedicated to all things food.

- Krysta Anderson

Nature's delight at Kushite's

Many were delighted at the opening of the new vegetarian restaurant - Kushite's. The quaint restaurant, offers scrumptious meals with a creative twist, to satisfy a niche - catering to those who are all about healthy eating.

Sweet Treat For Jamaican Foodies

The debut of this recipe book by Pamella Powell, explored the history of foods that are distinctly Jamaican, accompanied by delectable recipes. Our readers loved the authentic Jamaican food and loved our pages.

Fiery Jerk Fest

The heat was certainly on at one of the largest jerk festivals in Jamaica. The 14th staging of the Best Dressed Chicken Portland Jerk Fest showcased mouth- watering offerings of jerked chicken, jerked lobster and jerked goat, just to name a few.

Filling the Gap

Tucked away in the cool hills of the Blue Mountains, the Gap Café officially reopened its doors on our pages on June 7. Specially invited guests made their way to the cosy bed and breakfast, basking in the quiet ambience and indulging in a three-course meal fit for kings and queens.

Sunday grilling

Sunday, June 9 set itself apart, as Hope Botanical Gardens was engulfed with the aromas of The All Jamaica Grill Off.

The family event provided a variety of foods to satisfy every tastebud. We shared the delicious highlights with you in the pages of our Food section on June 13.

Culinary pleasures at Kgn Kitchen

Kgn Kitchen created quite a stir and was a hot hit for the summer. The highly anticipated 'foodie' event saw the masses in attendance enjoying the offerings of various stalls and you were able to enjoy it in our August 29 pages.

Grand ol' Coronation Market

Everyone has a Coronation Market story. Many Jamaicans can somehow relate to shopping or sellng there.

To celebrate The Gleaner's Food Month we got the stories of the various families who, over generations, have plied their wares at this national market place.

Taste of Southside series

Food Month had some delicious offerings and as the charity of choice for the month's flagship event Restaurant Week, we brought you the best chefs from the community in our Food pages. You told us that each week you were whisked away on a tantalising journey to the Southside community and got a taste of their speciality.

Heavenly taste of pudding

Our social-media platforms went into overdrive with this one. The Food section journeyed to Mount Concorde District in Glengoffe, St Catherine, where Leletha Ivy took us through the traditional steps of making a potato pudding. You loved it and so did we.