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Published:Thursday | April 19, 2018 | 12:44 AMLatara Boodie

April has been a great month for food, serving up a variety of mouth-watering delights which have created a frenzy among food lovers. Among them was a unique concoction of savoury and surprisingly sweet vegan selections created by 26-year-old...

Published:Thursday | April 19, 2018 | 12:37 AMKrysta Anderson

It was all fun and games for socialites who attended the first annual Spry Polo Charity event held at Caymanas Polo Club last Sunday afternoon. The all-day event included a professional viewing of the sport...

Published:Thursday | April 19, 2018 | 12:33 AMrturner

The second staging of the Linstead Seafood and Jerk Festival was launched last week with food and fanfare at the Island Dream Hotel complex in Bog Walk, St Catherine. The organisers treated those in attendance with a wide array of dishes...

Published:Thursday | April 19, 2018 | 12:24 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

There is something about food that pulls us together; it has a language of its own. It is that magnetic force paired with the ability to prepare and share recipes which influenced Jessica Hylton-Leckie to create Jessica in the Kitchen....

Published:Thursday | April 19, 2018 | 12:02 AM

If you've ever wanted  to savour the goodness without the guilt when it comes to desserts, then Surprisingly Sweet is just what you need. These vegan desserts, like the cashew parfait cups (pictured) are specially crafted to offer guilt-free satisfaction for your sweet tooth...

Published:Thursday | April 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

Carnival season in Jamaica has finally elapsed and a sense of normality is beginning to return to the country. After several weeks of non-stop partying, it is imperative for us to get rid of all the excess alcohol that comes with the season....

Published:Thursday | April 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Lifestyle Writer

Ashebre romances your taste buds with a blend of Caribbean, Mediterranean, and French delicacies. It is a virtual restaurant and catering company owned by Oji Jaja, one of Jamaica's most talented culinary artistes.Catering weddings and corporate and...

Published:Thursday | April 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Show me someone who has an early morning, a late night or in a stressful situation and I can show you some coffee brewing in his or her wake. Coffee, over the years, has become the perfectly cupped stimulant for inspiration so if you're a light-...

Published:Thursday | April 12, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence/ Staff Reporter

Wine is the answer to several moods. Whether it be cheers to the end of a good day or even a bad one, a celebration or simply just for the sake of sipping while enjoying a good meal. Andrea Jackson has found a way of cherishing local flavours by...

Published:Thursday | April 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WALLA WALLA, Washington (AP):How a Haiti-born cook, Jean Fredno Occenc, got to Walla Walla, Washington, enrolled in the town's community college, is a tale of far more than destiny.It's a story of one Tri-Cities family and their unexpected urge to...

Published:Thursday | April 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Mustard and Dill Crusted SalmonIt seems like mere moments after I get the last dish dried and put away, it's time to make dinner again. Is it me or are the days actually getting shorter, whizzing by in a blur and then coming to a screeching halt at...

Published:Thursday | April 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

There are many hidden gems scattered across the island with remarkable culinary artists who are experts at formulating the perfect flavour. The exclusivity associated with these locations have encouraged many from far and wide to embark on a...

Published:Thursday | April 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Published:Thursday | April 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Salmon with Tarragon VinaigretteA good piece of fish needs very little to make it perfect. Here, the brisk, anisey-tangy flavour of tarragon vinaigrette is a wonderful complement to the lushness of salmon fillets. If you start with excellent salmon...

Published:Thursday | April 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A great pasta salad is a beautiful thing. It anchors a picnic, potluck or buffet with aplomb. It's portable, flexible, and often vegetarian.One of the first things I made for my then-boyfriend's (now husband's) parents was a pasta salad, and for...

Published:Thursday | March 29, 2018 | 12:12 AM

LONDON (AP) Lemon, elderflower, fresh flower decorations. The cake for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's May wedding will be appropriately spring-themed.Kensington Palace said the royal wedding cake will be a lemon elderflower concoction incorporating...

Published:Thursday | March 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Easter is finally here, so that means it's time to savour in the season's unique flavour of bun and cheese! Defy delectable traditions and challenge your taste buds with Chef Noel's breadfruit and coconut ginger spiced bun. Wash it all down with his...

Published:Thursday | March 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Cellar 8, the wine bar bistro in Manor Park, St Andrew, has welcomed Napa Valley's Sean Minor wines to the family. At the grand unveiling recently, the range of wines were paired with some great canapes from Chef...

Published:Thursday | March 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence/Staff Reporter

The Nescafe Frappelatte is the new kid on the block in the Jamaican market. It has been here for four months, and this ice-cream coffee is something that even the strongest of coffee lovers can enjoy. Nestle has managed to make the perfect blend of...

Published:Thursday | March 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence/ Staff Reporter

There is more to cooking than just frying, grilling, stirring and seasoning. It is an artistic expression that gets all your senses involves, the eyes with colour, the hands with creating, smell from the sweet aroma, and most of all taste. Traipse...

Published:Thursday | March 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie/Gleaner Writer

With the surplus of diet related illnesses over the past 10 years, many are on the quest to live a healthier lifestyle by eliminating bad food, bad habits and monitoring their consumer intake a lot more closely. With this new outlook came the rise...

Published:Thursday | March 22, 2018 | 12:00 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Samantha George has made it her mission to bridge that gastronomic gap, tapping into palatable pleasures with her new company, Party of Ten Catering.The young wife and mother of two boys explained that her culinary roots stem from her family and the...

Published:Thursday | March 15, 2018 | 12:30 AMYanique Williams/Gleaner Writer

What do great herbs, a perfectly brewed cup of coffee, and rum have in common? They all go well with food, and now, you can enjoy them all in one location.Last Saturday, Kaya Farms opened the first marijuana dispensary in Jamaica in the heart of...

Published:Thursday | March 15, 2018 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence/Staff Reporter

From just a bar to now offering a wide array of seafood, Almond Tree Sports Bar, most popularly known as Crayfish Wendaze, is a spot you must try.Opened in 2007, Almond Tree Sports Bar was, as the name suggests, just...

Published:Thursday | March 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jamaicans living abroad can now get a taste of home right at their fingertips.This is all thanks to atasteofjamaica.com. The website was created to preserve the treasured memories of those in the diaspora...

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