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Published:Thursday | June 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The trouble with frozen peas is that, no matter how you cook them, they tend to be mushy.Fresh peas are another world entirely. They are tender, but still a bit firm. And they have a pleasantly fresh...

Published:Thursday | June 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Healthy, satisfying mid-morning snack, quick and easy to do. I like the taste.

Published:Thursday | June 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The third staging of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) Regional Festival of Foods Showcase was held on Thursday, May 20, at the Sean Lavery Faith Hall in Savanna-la-Mar. Over 200 entries were submitted with more than 50 winning gold.

Published:Thursday | June 17, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Reggae Jammin brand is usually synonymous with burger meat, but recently they have added a new product, Reggae Jammin Chicken Frankfurters. Best Dressed Foods producers of Reggae Jammin answered the many requests from customers by creating the chicken frankfurters, a breakfast favourite among children and adults, which was launched on March 7 at Hope Gardens.

Published:Thursday | June 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

MANY PEOPLE eat to live, while others live to eat. If you fall somewhere in between, then you are lucky (to have food to survive) and sensible (overindulging may lead to all kinds of problems).

Published:Thursday | June 10, 2010 | 12:00 AM

After a four-year wait, team Hog Aholics finally hit the winning mark at the Appleton Estate All Jamaica Grill-Off, by walking away with the grand prize....

Published:Thursday | June 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The sauces are simmering, the meats are marinating and the air is buzzing with excitement as patrons anxiously await this year's Appleton Estate All Jamaica Grill-off to be held Saturday, June 5 at Hope Gardens....

Published:Thursday | June 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Bursting with flavours, this oval-shaped fruit is more than just a breakfast food. It is full of proteolytic enzymes that enable the digestion of protein. For precisely this reason, papaya may be used as a meat tenderiser...

Published:Thursday | June 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Hassane Gordon has a knack for winning competitions with innovative recipes and her most recent, Maggi Cream Carrot Salad, topped the Maggi Mobile event held in Port Maria, St Mary....

Published:Thursday | May 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

June 5 is the big day for Appleton Estate's Jamaica Grill Off at Hope Gardens, St Andrew. Gates open at noon for this Gleaner-sponsored event and parking will be available at Jamaica College....

Published:Thursday | May 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

THE VENDORS who ply their wares on either side of Flat Bridge always seem to exhibit a certain degree of alertness.

Published:Thursday | May 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

This week, we've got a stinger and a 'slimer' in weird foods. First up is the scorpion (talk about a bite in your diet).In some countries, like China, scorpions are an acceptable meal. They are reared in 'ranches', mostly in people's homes, then sold in the markets.

Published:Thursday | May 27, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Tastebuds in the Corporate Area have been treated to a tour of Asia with the opening of Springroll Asian Fusion. The restaurant opened at 73 Knutsford Boulevard in March and, according to owner Frank Luo...

Published:Thursday | May 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau: Friendly rivalry among chefs within the Culinary Federation of Jamaica brought out the best in food last weekend in Montego Bay at the Taste of Jamaica Food and Beverage Competition for junior and senior chefs....

Published:Thursday | May 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaicans love food and probably eat out more than they do at home. The Food team is on a mission to find the best places in the island for some of your favourites.

Published:Thursday | May 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

There is a new eatery in the resort town of Ocho Rios in St Ann. Café Express Bistro and Bar opened its doors recently at the Taj Mahal Shopping Centre, offering another outlet to persons seeking good...

Published:Thursday | May 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Vegetables most times end up at the bottom of people's nutrition lists. But splicing them with fruit may make them easier to swallow. For Jeneva Fuller, managing director of Jenmich Jamaica, creators of Jenny's...

Published:Thursday | May 20, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The second leg of the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission Festival of Foods was staged at the Kirkvine Sports Club in Manchester last Thursday with more than 200 entries prepared by students and amateur chefs from the parishes of Manchester...

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Festival of Foods Northern Region - Seafood Basket (Buff Bay High, Gold).Festival of Foods - St Mary. The first of a series of regional Festival of Foods, organised by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), kicked off at St Mary's Sport Club...

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Today in Weird Food, we serve up a 'pudding' and some slimy, but apparently tasty pest.Black pudding. Black pudding, as made in the United Kingdom, is a blend of onions, pork fat, oatmeal, flavourings, and blood (usually...

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

About 30 schools will converge on the Chinese Benevolent Association on May 21 for the Nestlé Schools Wellness Fiesta to be staged in association with The Gleaner.

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Aspiring chef David Stewart said he was born around the stove. He has been cooking for as long as he could remember, learning all he could from his grandmother who raised him. "She taught me everything,"...

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Many Jamaicans love a cup of soup on the go, especially during long trips when they step from their vehicles to stretch their legs.Oral Powell and his brother Wayne, get high ratings when they cater to that particular need with their unique vegetable...

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2010 | 12:00 AM

For 20 years, Arlene Eaton served as a flight attendant. When she left the job in 1994 at age 40, no one would hire her. So she began doing what she loved - making pastries.

Published:Thursday | May 6, 2010 | 12:00 AM

If you are in rural Jamaica and have not yet made up your mind where to take mom for her special day this Sunday, here are some choices.Evita's Evita's in Ocho Rios, St Ann will have a special Mother's Day brunch and dinner from 2 p.m.

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