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Published:Thursday | March 17, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Food is extending the challenge to readers to eat the colours of the rainbow as we observe another Lenten season. Last week, we looked at green vegetables and today, purple vegetables take the spotlight....

Published:Thursday | March 17, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Caribbean lobster medallion poached in a vanilla-accented coconut curry cream sauce, served with roasted tricolour bell peppers, grilled red onions and wilted spinach stacked with cinnamon-accented breadfruit galette and topped with a dollop of East...

Published:Thursday | March 17, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Some people like coffee, some like chocolate. Now, lovers of both are going crazy over Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee Bon Bon. Marketed under the Café Carib brand of Japan Caribbean Trading Company Limited, these chocolate-covered roasted coffee beans...

Published:Thursday | March 17, 2011 | 12:00 AM

During the Lenten season, many persons amend their diet and become more health conscious. They exclude certain meats from their diet (usually red meat) and seafood becomes the protein of choice. But this period of abstaining does not have to be painful...

Published:Thursday | March 10, 2011 | 12:00 AM

ROME (AP): Global food prices are the highest in 20 years and could increase further because of rising oil prices stemming from the unrest in Libya and the Mideast, a United Nations agency warned last Thursday.....

Published:Thursday | March 10, 2011 | 12:00 AM

As you know, Lent began yesterday and, as is customary, many Christian believers usually give up something they like to eat for the entire 40-day period...

Published:Thursday | March 10, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica's Red Stripe Beer recently won the 'Caribbean's Best Beer' award by Caribbean Travel & Life magazine.Seventeen thousand of the Caribbean's most prolific and discerning travellers voted for the region's top destinations and attractions...

Published:Thursday | March 10, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Government is placing agriculture on the public agenda with the launch of a national 'Eat Jamaican' campaign aimed at increasing local production and encouraging consumers to make healthy choices by eating local produce...

Published:Thursday | March 10, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Lenten season began last Thursday and the period is all about constraint.That includes what we eat. So how do we keep our body nourished while showing constraint in what we consume?

Published:Thursday | March 10, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Jamaican otaheite apple is native to the Pacific Islands. The juicy, shiny, red fruit has one large seed and is usually ovoid-shaped. Otaheite apples are in abundance now, and are usually best eaten freshly picked...

Published:Thursday | March 10, 2011 | 12:00 AM

"Ripe, ripe 'plummy' tomatoes! Come buy … going at $10 a pound … good for cooking up yu brown stew and the ackee and salt fish," shouts a vendor in Coronation Market...

Published:Thursday | March 3, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The grounds of the Police Officers' Club was alive with excitement from a predominantly Indian throng on Sunday, February 27, as the annual Roti Festival got into high gear. Sponsors' branding dotted the perimeter of the Hope Road landmark...

Published:Thursday | March 3, 2011 | 12:00 AM

As we approach the Lenten Season, Rainforest Seafoods is encouraging Jamaicans to include all types of fish in their diets and try some of the recipes they will be publishing weekly over the next 40 days....

Published:Thursday | March 3, 2011 | 12:00 AM

I love Jamaica, but it can be very frustrating to shop for food here. Looking all over town for everything you need for a dinner can be futile. I end up going to five or six different markets and grocery stores, and still I return home with missing ...

Published:Thursday | March 3, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Escoveitched fish is a Jamaican favourite, but the method of preparation differs from one cook/chef to another.

Published:Thursday | March 3, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Fusion cuisine is the new phenomenon in cooking.It is called 'fusion' because it combines the ingredients and cooking methods of two or more cultures. As a result, creative dishes emerge...

Published:Thursday | February 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Allow the pastry to do the work for you.Say it with Cakes, a pastry company which delivers and provides speciality baked products, sees itself as the Hallmark card of the pastry world.

Published:Thursday | February 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

There's a pile of bright red Scotch bonnet chilli peppers sitting on the work surface of Monica Cudjoe's immaculate kitchen. Few people would guess they are about to become one of the vital ingredients in her latest creation - fiery chilli fudge...

Published:Thursday | February 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Trade Winds Citrus Limited has added another juice to its range. It's the 100 per cent, no sugar added, premium-quality Tru-Juice grapefruit juice and is recommended by the Medical Association of Jamaica.

Published:Thursday | February 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

When the Jamaica Urban Transit Company bus stopped at The Gleaner just past 9 o'clock last Friday morning, I was the last of a group of 50 Digicel staff members and some media personnel who were being taken on a shopping trip to Coronation Market, downtown Kingston...

Published:Thursday | February 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Today, heart disease is killing more people than ever before.You may be at risk and not even know it. We all know that 'we are what we eat', so a healthy diet plays a critical role in reducing the risk factors for heart disease.

Published:Thursday | February 17, 2011 | 12:00 AM

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Published:Thursday | February 17, 2011 | 12:00 AM

MegaMart continues to delight its shoppers with the latest addition to its expansive inventory. This time it's a shopping bag for all your groceries and other items. It is is being sold at just $35, it's attractive and, best of all, it's environmentally friendly! ...

Published:Thursday | February 17, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Editor's Choice: Stew peas is one of the staples on the weekly Jamaican menu and most Jamaican cooks have their own special way to prepare it.Some even 'spoil' the recipe by using flour to thicken it when they don't have enough...

Published:Thursday | February 17, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Now that you know how to keep your vegetables going longer, there's nothing like some new recipes to try out using them...

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