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Scoops of Shibumi JAMAICA

It's not every day that Thursday Food is left with mouth agape. Khalia Hall, principal of Shibumi Jamaica, is not only one to watch on the culinary radar, but her honest-to-goodness, down-to-earth approach to food is what, we reckon, will ensure... Read More

Counting Down To Christmas With... The Best Dressed Chicken, Hamilton's Smokehouse and Top Chefs
This Christmas doesn't have to be any less special as families explore new ways to be together. Chefs Jacqui Tyson, Theo Smith of Great House Caterers, Alex D-Great and Dave Paul have curated exceptional catering menus that fully answer the perennial question: “What will I serve...... Read More

On the Menu: Cooking with Stonewall Kitchen
Since 1991, Stonewall Kitchen has been a purveyor of fine sauces, condiments, mustards, jams and jellies. The brand's product lines utilise innovative recipes and flavour combinations that have made them highly sought-after. Butcher Block is the exclusive distributor of Stonewall Kitchen...... Read More

It's a First: Sweet Potato Pasta Hits The Market!
Onel Williams is a food innovator, entrepreneur and marketer who grew up in Kingston, Jamaica and owns and operates Kingston-based food services company Essential Goods and Services Trading Limited. What Thursday Food is delighted to share, however, is...... Read More

'Yaad' Style Thanksgiving dinner curated by Chef Alex D'Great and Anushca-Mai Bunting

Thursday, December, 3 2020    

MenuRosemary Scotch Bonnet Deep Fried Turkey with Citrus Rosemary SauceApple Pecan Stuffing___________Twice-Pressed Potatoes with Cranberry and Chive Cream CheeseHoney Garlic Carmelised CarrotsYard-Style Cornbread Casserole___________El... Read More

Food Waste, People Hungry

NAVENIA WELLINGTON Food Safety and Management System Practitioner | Thursday, December, 3 2020    

Do you eat “ugly” foods or do they have to be aesthetically pleasing? What about bruised fruits and vegetables? What do you do with your leftovers? Your answers to these questions set the stage for a discussion on food waste. Look around your home; in a given day or week how... Read More

Wines & Spirits Retail Therapy

Thursday, December, 3 2020    

This week, I want to share with you a few suggestions for your retail wines and spirits shopping for Christmas. Whether you are gifting or entertaining in your small bubble, there are a number of retail outlets that have stepped up their wine and spirits game and we could not be more... Read More

A 'Yaad' Style Thanksgiving

Thursday, November, 26 2020    

Even though the Thanksgiving holiday is not widely penetrated across Jamaican culture, like many people I do get excited as this period heralds the beginning of Christmas, the most magical time of year. So even if you did not plan for a thanksgiving... Read More

Happy Thanksgiving From Butcher Block

Thursday, November, 26 2020    

A s we celebrate Thanksgiving today, Thursday Food shares three recipes from Master Meat Crafter Gregory Burrowes guaranteed to spice up your holiday table: The Master Meat Crafter's Perfect New York Strip, Smoked... Read More

TRIO Wine Bar: The Best Things Come in Threes

Thursday, November, 26 2020    

Opening a restaurant during a pandemic takes ingenuity and grit — which Sophia and Carlos Max-Brown and business partner Jason Lee have in spades. The trio of wine lovers had planned on opening the wine bar before the onslaught of COVID-19. But... Read More

Food Packaging

Navenia Wellington Food Safety and Management System Practitioner | Thursday, November, 26 2020    

As a healthy option and for convenience I will sometimes buy ready-to-eat fruits and vegetables while shopping. As you consider your choices, in the one-hour lunchtime, it seems better and healthier to get a pack of watermelon or fruit salad than fried chicken or a... Read More

On the Menu @ Butcher Block - Nov 19

Thursday, November, 19 2020    

Thursday Food invites you to pull up a chair, open your napkin and chow down on: Steak Bites with Garlic Butter, Thai-Style Spare Ribs, Crispy Baked Scallops, and Crispy Cod Fillets. Steak Bites with Garlic Butter Read More

A Jamaican Thanksgiving with The Best Dressed Chicken

Thursday, November, 19 2020    

After the year we've had, how do we go into the holidays? With gratitude, of course! Read More

Food Traceability Matters

Navenia Wellington Food Safety and Management System Practitioner | Thursday, November, 19 2020    

As part of the New Era of Smarter Food Safety Blueprint, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed a Rule for Food Traceability. This rule was issued September 23, 2020 and is seeking to implement traceability record-keeping in addition to the requirement of... Read More

Wine of the Month: Canada's Icewine

Thursday, November, 19 2020    

What is Icewine or Eiswein? Read More


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