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Published:Thursday | October 29, 2020 | 12:11 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

When spicy filling meets perfected pastry, you know it’s time for a fresh-from-the-oven patty. The hot and enticing treat, indulged in as a snack or a full-fledged meal, resonates in the heart of many Jamaicans, from ‘yaad’ to abroad. It also...

Published:Thursday | October 29, 2020 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

No sentiment has rung truer for the food of the tropics than, “You have to taste the culture to understand it.” One restaurant in the diaspora that has been using indigenous herbs and spices to create euphoric waves of fresh and bold flavours is...

Published:Thursday | October 22, 2020 | 2:30 PM

The Government’s nightly curfews were introduced with the intention of containing the spread of COVID-19. We asked restaurants and bars how the restriction has impacted their businesses. Careem Mullings – Terrace Bar...

Published:Thursday | October 22, 2020 | 2:22 PM

PARIS (AP): The streets of Paris and eight other French cities were deserted on Saturday night on the first day of the government-imposed 9 p.m. curfew that is scheduled to last for at least four weeks. The measure was announced by French...

Published:Thursday | October 22, 2020 | 2:18 PM

No one can honestly explain the satisfying feeling of spotting a peanut man on the road or in traffic while you are hungry. How about filling a gap with a quick nutty snack from the tuck shop? Ringing true for you as yet? Maybe you prefer your nuts...

Published:Thursday | October 22, 2020 | 2:17 PMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

For many, the word ‘salad’ conjures up a lifeless plate of green, leafy vegetables with dressing on the side. But, if the testimony of British-born chef and cookbook author Harriet ‘Harry’ Eastwood is anything to go by, a salad is quite the...

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 | 12:12 AMCarl Gilchrist/Gleaner Writer

Franklyn D Resort (FDR) , a family hotel located in Runaway Bay, St Ann, is one of many hotels affected by the pandemic, which has forced its closure, resulting in the sending home of scores of workers. However, a master stroke by FDR owner Frank...

Published:Thursday | October 15, 2020 | 12:10 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

She’s most famous for being a dancer and a fashionista, and her rich legacy in the dancehall is as much about her dance moves and costumes as it is about her lifestyle, which was drenched with heaping tablespoons of the savoury and exotic. And, two...

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 | 12:10 AM

Pizzaland, the authentic Italian pizza restaurant, which has been a mainstay of the city’s burgeoning restaurant scene since it opened its doors on October 4, 2016, has been sold and is now under new management. The previous owners were an Italian...

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

Roman playwright Plautus once declared, “Spice a dish with love and it pleases every palate.” Looking to spice up the freshly prepared meals in your kitchen is Nick’s Seasoning. Nicholas Owen, owner and creator of Nick’s Season, shares more about...

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 | 12:07 AM

As the country continues to be on lockdown, it’s safe to say that home is definitely where the rum is. And yes, we know you might have been missing the intimate experience of lounging and enjoying drinks with friends and family. But you can create...

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: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 17, 2020 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson /Gleaner Writer

They say life is better with ice cream. Wouldn’t you agree? Serving up scoops of happiness for you to enjoy one lick or spoon at a time is That’s Cold Ice Cream. The dream started with a gift. Owner Shanique Bethune explained further. “A friend of...

Published:Thursday | September 10, 2020 | 12:08 AMJanet Silvera/Senior Gleaner Writer

WESTERN BUREAU: Rajiv Johnson’s signature drink is tagged South Side, a mixture of gin, mint, lime juice and simple syrup. It’s not too fresh, not too sweet. It’s the opposite of a mojito, and is much smoother because it has gin instead of rum....

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...

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