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Published:Thursday | April 29, 2021 | 12:23 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Imagine finally giving in to the indulgence of exciting gastronomic experiences at the swipe of a card. This will all be possible between May 5 and July 28, when Jamaica hosts ‘Visa Nights’. The initiative, geared towards re-energising the local...

Published:Thursday | March 25, 2021 | 12:12 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Specialising in fusion dishes, Indian-style chicken curry with a host of toasted spices and stewed tomatoes, ranks high on Chef Sharicka Clarke’s list of culinary creations. “I make lots of Asian fusion food as well. If I do a [jerked] chicken, I...

Published:Thursday | March 11, 2021 | 12:12 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Cooking is artistry in motion. With high notes and vibrant colours, ingredients, when plated or heated, are set apart by flavour. Chef Patrice Malcolm stands out as a leading female chef in the field, dedicating close to two decades of her talent...

Published:Friday | February 12, 2021 | 12:16 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

When life throws you lemons, whether it is at work, home or with your finances, Kelia Campbell is encouraging you to make lemonade through proper planning and affirmative action, courtesy of Lemon Press. The entrepreneur currently provides...

Published:Thursday | January 7, 2021 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Picture the refreshing taste of fabulous key lime and mango passion tarts, yummy chocolate cake, freshly baked banana bread, and wholesome chocolate chip cookies and cinnamon rolls — all vegan. “They are flavourful, with great presentation, and are...

Published:Saturday | January 2, 2021 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

The Woman’s Touch Foundation has fulfilled the commitment made through its She Matters to Me Initiative to deliver 100 care packages to the teen antenatal clinic at the Victoria Jubilee Hospital (VJH). In an interview with The Gleaner last year,...

Published:Thursday | December 31, 2020 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

A decade plus five. That’s the years of culinary experience Chef Evrol Ebanks brings to the table. The good chef currently offers take out, pop ups, and general catering services. His Middle Quarters-styled pepper shrimp paired with buttered...

Published:Thursday | December 24, 2020 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

When you hear the word ‘dutchie’ or ‘Dutch pot’, the first thing that comes to mind is a well-seasoned, ‘yaad style’, home-cooked meal. Bringing this tradition to life by chronicling his journey through blogs, inclusive of recipes, is Kenrick...

Published:Friday | December 18, 2020 | 12:15 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Caribbean Passion partnered with event planners and designers Melanie Miller, New Levels Decor and Saint T Florals to add dazzle and sparkle to your Christmas dinner table. The joint venture was more than decor. It provided an opportunity to engage...

Published:Friday | December 18, 2020 | 12:13 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

If yellow heart is synonymous with the insides of a breadfruit, then you can bet your bottom dollar that the Jamaican film Sweet Yellow Heart represents all things local and all things culture. “Jamaicans distinguish breadfruit by their inside...

Published:Thursday | December 17, 2020 | 12:19 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

With so many playing catch up this festive season and some, in light of COVID-19 restrictions, opting to keep festivities small, the decision could be made to stay out of the kitchen altogether and consider catering for Christmas Day. Choosing...

Published:Friday | December 11, 2020 | 12:14 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

For as long as she can remember, Rashida Curry-Silvera has been a lover of the arts, having developed an early interest in the activity by drawing sketches. Her passion was further nurtured by the techniques she learned and the motivation she...

Published:Friday | December 4, 2020 | 12:07 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

“Sorry, 2020. You’re on the Naughty List” is the festive card that greets you once you enter KW Bloom Box. Living caught up with owner Kerry-Ann Aiken at the launch of her new storefront at the Pulse complex over the weekend. The beautiful...

Published:Thursday | November 12, 2020 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Whether you’re a world-renowned chef or a resident cook in the comfort of your home, a knife is essential in the kitchen. Jabulani Johnson understands that a man or woman is as great as his or her tools. He is giving others a cutting edge in the...

Published:Thursday | November 12, 2020 | 12:08 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

In a world where many are looking for healthy and tasty alternatives, Stephen Newland satisfies these insatiable appetites with Hot Steppa from Hopewell Farms. “I always had a love for excellent food, but became much more interested in delicious...

Published:Saturday | November 7, 2020 | 12:14 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Macka Diamond is releasing an all-new clothing line. The dancehall artiste made the announcement recently during a visit to Las Vegas, Nevada on a United States promotional tour. The Hula Hoop and Pink Pearl singer has come full circle, fusing her...

Published:Thursday | November 5, 2020 | 12:17 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Brunch is back, and Bubble and Spice is not only promising fantastic food but space (and distance) for great company. Recognising that brunch is a primary meal for many on a Sunday, whether it serves as a late breakfast or early dinner, 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 | 12:05 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 | 12:07 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:Monday | October 5, 2020 | 12:11 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

“Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned.” This profound sentiment expressed by English poet William Congreve is often reflected in matters pertaining to love, specifically that of heartbreak. Welcome to Flair-fessional, where women share their...

Published:Monday | October 5, 2020 | 12:11 AMKrysta Anderson/Gleaner Writer

Imagine your doubt and fear ringing true when you discover that you have breast cancer. It’s ‘Pinktober’ so we’re kicking off the awareness month by sharing the life-changing story of Chelan Smith and her beauty in the face of this battle. Magnetic...

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...

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