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Published:Thursday | June 10, 2021 | 12:17 AM

Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum has released its Hearts Collection, a trio of three vintages that accompany the brand’s ultra-premium range. This limited-edition collection is unlike any expression ever released by the brand, comprising the first and...

Published:Thursday | June 10, 2021 | 12:16 AMShereita Grizzle/Staff Reporter

In the entertainment industry, recording artiste Kemar Highcon is known as the ‘Sauce Boss’. His nickname has everything to do with image as he’s usually ‘dripping’ in style and swagger. The So Saucy deejay undoubtedly has impeccable taste in...

Published:Thursday | June 10, 2021 | 12:16 AMShereita Grizzle/Staff Reporter

For 48-year-old culinary arts specialist, Roland Henry, a thriving love affair with food began by chance at the age of 14. Henry told Food that while living in the United States in the ‘80s, he took a job as a dishwasher at a local restaurant in...

Published:Thursday | June 10, 2021 | 12:15 AMDebra Edwards/Contributor

Providing a delectable snacking experience to relive, again and again, A Fi Me Snacks have been flying off shelves. With superfood options of breadfruit, sweet potato, and coco root (taro) chips, thinly sliced and fried to provide crisp flavourful...

Published:Thursday | June 3, 2021 | 12:16 AM

Fewer foods are more associated with Jamaican culture than soup, and Mama Bev’s in Friendship Gap offers quite a bellyful with a menu including goat head, pumpkin chicken foot, and a special red peas soup, with chicken foot, cow skin, and peanut....

Published:Thursday | June 3, 2021 | 12:15 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Tai Tai Ice Cream Roll Café is letting the good times roll at their new location at Orchid Village Plaza on Barbican Road, and they are looking to spread happiness and their special hand-rolled ice cream, which includes a number of mix-ins and...

Published:Thursday | June 3, 2021 | 12:15 AMCecelia Campbell-Livingston/Gleaner Writer

Coffee Bay Restaurant, located in Bronx, New York, is giving Jamaicans in the diaspora a touch of home and a chance to feel proud, which is precisely what owner Jerry McDonald, a former high school teacher-turned-entrepreneur, envisioned when he...

Published:Thursday | May 27, 2021 | 12:19 AMOlivia Brown/Gleaner Writer

Rocky Point in Clarendon has been coming alive with the newly minted food event dubbed, Pasta Wednesdays. The event that has been stirring up excitement among seafood and pasta lovers is hosted by the White Sand Beach Seafood Restaurant, and has...

Published:Thursday | May 27, 2021 | 12:19 AM

The uses and benefits of turmeric are well documented. Now it’s even easier to access with Jamaica Mountain Peak Ginger-Turmeric Teas. The new mix combines the powerhouse trio of turmeric (curcumin), ginger and piperine, and packages it in...

Published:Thursday | May 27, 2021 | 12:17 AM

With combined YouTube subscribers and social media following of more than 600,000, it’s safe to say that despite her stature, Sue-Ann ‘Petite-Sue’ Gordon-Pitter is big in local online circles. Petite-Sue Divinitii is known for her beauty vlogs,...

Published:Thursday | May 27, 2021 | 12:13 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Cinnamon rolls are a baked indulgence that can be easily transformed from a simple rolled dough into a fancy dessert, and Rolls Jamaica is showing how it’s done. The brainchild of a cinnamon rolls-lover, the freshly established company takes the...

Published:Thursday | May 27, 2021 | 12:07 AMRasbert Turner/Gleaner Writer

Even as kitchens evolve with modern conveniences, coal producers continue to keep the fire burning and pots bubbling in the homes of St Catherine’s rural heartland. Residents can still be seen hauling bags of the pitch-black gold along streets of...

Published:Thursday | May 27, 2021 | 12:06 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

It is said that life is like ice cream, so let’s enjoy it before it melts. Entrepreneur Shanique Bethune knew that there was no time like the present to reach for her lifelong goals, and with summer swinging into high temperatures, why not cool...

Published:Thursday | May 27, 2021 | 12:06 AMAdrian Frater/News Editor

WESTERN BUREAU: Fresh off the opening of its agro-processing laboratory, the Knockalva Polytechnic College (KPC) in Hanover is now ready to take on the local consumer market, if not the international market, with a range of products. Last Friday,...

Published:Thursday | May 27, 2021 | 12:05 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Wine and cheese have entertained many social settings. With its complementary textures and tastes, this divine food pairing has been served as a pleasing appetiser or a light main course. So when event planners Chelsea Wauchope and Amanda Mckellar...

Published:Thursday | May 20, 2021 | 12:12 AM

The Appleton Estate 8 Year Old Reserve has received international acclaim with its recent award as the Best Extra-Aged Rum, according to the San Francisco World Spirits Competition, which concluded in April. A panel of over 30 experts named the...

Published:Thursday | May 20, 2021 | 12:09 AMJonielle Daley/Staff Reporter

Jamaicans in the diaspora daydreaming of home-made snacks now have more options, thanks to Ainsley Deer, founder of Taste Jamaica. “Taste Jamaica is a Canadian business that delivers the excellent taste of authentic Jamaican treats to a customer’s...

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2021 | 12:12 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Let’s give a warm welcome to the newest couple on the ‘chopping’ block for savoury indulgence: jerk chicken and Red Stripe beer. It is no secret that locals and islanders by creed and at heart have an affinity for the smoked delight. It’s that...

Published:Thursday | May 13, 2021 | 12:09 AMKrysta Anderson - Staff Reporter

A flavour profiler with a keen knack for detail, who is driven to conquer hunger, one satisfying meal at a time — Onari Cowan is cooking up a storm. “The best part about making food is eating it. But the journey is what makes it great. Eating a...

Published:Thursday | May 6, 2021 | 12:23 AM

Jamaica Producers Group (JP) Limited is calling for local and economic interests to support Jamaica’s farmers and agro-based sectors. JP made the call during an exclusive tour of its farms in Agualta Vale, St Mary. The farm excursion included...

Published:Thursday | May 6, 2021 | 12:23 AMKrysta Anderson/Staff Reporter

Strawberries are synonymous with romance, but Fruit Treats Ja is here to dispel that rumour, declaring the sweet, fleshy delight as appropriate for all occasions, including Mother’s Day. “To me, chocolate-covered strawberries are the perfect gift...

Published:Thursday | May 6, 2021 | 12:18 AMRasbert Turner/Gleaner Writer

Insurance agent George Sutherland knows a lot about the rewards and dangers of risk. And that’s why the 26-year-old was fired up to launch a new eatery on Main Street in Bog Walk, St Catherine. The restaurateur said he was determined not to fall in...

Published:Thursday | May 6, 2021 | 12:17 AMKrysta Anderson /Staff Reporter

The new normal has inspired many to become budding chefs, but this doesn’t stop the busy millennial, working from home, from falling prey to convenience. This often leads to ordering take-out, which can be costly. So, how does one create their...

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 | April 29, 2021 | 12:22 AM

Five fantastic Venetian-inspired food pairings and delightful company to sip and savour five enchanting Bottega wine selections. This epicurean experience excited the intimately gathered attendees at the VVIP wine tasting hosted by Bottega Jamaica...

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