Entertainment

Emily Maddison cops new title

BY KEVIN JACKSON
Observer writer

Saturday, November 17, 2018

Print this page Email A Friend!


Miss Universe Jamaica 2018 Emily Maddison is quick to tell you that she is a foodie at heart. The 19-year-old, who was crowned in August, added another title to her resume last Sunday.

Maddison won the Publix Celebrity Quick Fire Challenge at the Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival. Held at Markham Park in Sunrise, Florida, the cook-off saw her competing against Donovan Campbell, sports director at WSVN 7 in Florida.

“I am completely shocked but I know sey the food did taste good, so I'm feeling great,” an excited Maddison told the Jamaica Observer.

She added: “I prepared a sauté smoked turkey with Grace Jerk Seasoning and a lot of Scotch bonnet pepper because I like spicy food. And I threw in a little green banana which gave it a refreshing taste and more texture to it. Then after that, I cooked a sirloin and I just seasoned it well, fried it, and included some baked pieces of onion for flavour.”

Maddison said her grandmother as well as close friends, helped her develop culinary skills.

On December 17, she will represent Jamaica at the 67th Miss Universe pageant in Bangkok, Thailand. Maddison commented on life as Miss Universe Jamaica.

“My reign has been very exciting! My highlight would definitely be the travelling aspect and my philanthropic activities. I have gotten to visit Trinidad and I'm on my way to Thailand. It's amazing to get to cross these events off my bucket list so early in life. As for my philanthropy, I get to inspire and educate young women. Nothing feels better for me than sharing positivity to others and making them feel comfortable,” she said.

ADVERTISEMENT




POST A COMMENT

HOUSE RULES

1. We welcome reader comments on the top stories of the day. Some comments may be republished on the website or in the newspaper � email addresses will not be published.

2. Please understand that comments are moderated and it is not always possible to publish all that have been submitted. We will, however, try to publish comments that are representative of all received.

3. We ask that comments are civil and free of libellous or hateful material. Also please stick to the topic under discussion.

4. Please do not write in block capitals since this makes your comment hard to read.

5. Please don't use the comments to advertise. However, our advertising department can be more than accommodating if emailed: advertising@jamaicaobserver.com.

6. If readers wish to report offensive comments, suggest a correction or share a story then please email: community@jamaicaobserver.com.

7. Lastly, read our Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy



comments powered by Disqus
ADVERTISEMENT

Poll

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

Today's Cartoon

Click image to view full size editorial cartoon
ADVERTISEMENT