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An Epicurean Journey on the South Coast

The first documentation of rum was in correspondences sent from Barbados to Charles II of England. It quickly became popular, not because of its taste, but its efficacy and compared to available sources of drinking water, rum was less likely to cause dysentery. However, by 1749, Appleton... Read More

On The Menu — February 25, 2021
We are now in the season of Lent — a solemn religious observance in the Christian liturgical calendar which begins on Ash Wednesday.... Read More

Cottage Industry and Food Safety
How often have you heard or have you said, “This is so tasty! You should make a business of it?” Many food businesses in the cottage industry have been born out of encouragement such as this. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, a cottage industry is an industry whose...... Read More

Open. That. Bottle!
I was sitting at my computer when I got the news. The day was Thursday, February 18 (Drink Wine Day). Another beautiful soul had transitioned and was now with us in spirit. I'm reminded of the joy and laughter that you brought to so many …and oh, the food and wine! How your open...... Read More

Jamaican Chef Darian Bryan for CBS This Morning

Thursday, February, 18 2021    

The Dish on CBS This Morning recently welcomed chef to professional football stars, Jamaican immigrant Darian Bryan. Bryan chopped it up with correspondent Dana Jacobson about how his island roots inspired his passion... Read More

Your Sunday Best

Thursday, February, 18 2021    

On the hunt for new ways to enjoy chicken for Sunday lunch? Explore these recipes that bring together bright flavours and easy cooking techniques to deliver meals worthy of the best day of the week. Read More

Blockchain and Food Safety

Navenia Wellington | Thursday, February, 18 2021    

One element of a food safety system is ensuring that raw material and products can be tracked through all stages of production and distribution. Food traceability is also linked to the process of product recall, which is the ability to quickly identify concerned products and withdraw... Read More

On the Menu - Grilling With Weber

Thursday, February, 18 2021    

Thursday Food highlights two grilling recipes from Weber — the world's premier manufacturer of charcoal, gas and electric grills and accessories. The breaking news this week is that Weber grills are now available at Butcher Block at the best price. Don't believe... Read More

The New Gold Standard — Worthy Park Select Jamaica Rum

Thursday, February, 18 2021    

Following the success of its award-winning rum portfolio in Jamaica and across the globe, Worthy Park Estate has expanded its portfolio offerings with a new brand, Worthy Park Select Jamaica Rum, that will continue to further elevate its over 350-year heritage. Read More

The Margarita: A Classic

Raihn Sibblies @raihndrops | Thursday, February, 18 2021    

Today #ThirstyThursday, we delve into the thirst-quenching, romantic history of the margarita. The fuzzy genesis of the cocktail has some pretty colourful theories around how it came to be! In his book, Imbibe , cocktail historian David Wondrich agrees... Read More

Chocolate Dreams with Love

Thursday, February, 11 2021    

Where to stock up this Valentine's Day? Thursday Food suggests Chocolate Dreams, now located at 24 East King's House Road, Kingston 6. The cosy 1,000-square foot endroit is fully stocked with decadent sweet treats perfect for the day dedicated to love. Feast your eyes,... Read More

On the Menu — February 11, 2021

Thursday, February, 11 2021    

Sunday is Valentine's Day and in commemoration of the day of love Thursday Food shares two recipes guaranteed to add romance to your table.Simple Grilled Sea Bass Marinated in SakeIngredients: Read More

Romance La Carte @ Half Moon

Thursday, February, 11 2021    

Iconic resort destination Half Moon rolled out 'Under The Stars', its Valentine's weekend escape packages, and we are enamoured. This moon landing promises luxury of space and privacy with a movie night, spa treatments and, of course, our favourite dining options. Read More

Love In A Time of Cocktails

Raihn Sibblies | Thursday, February, 11 2021    

Valentine's Day falls on a Sunday this year. I've got some dreamy drinks that will make your V-Day turn up fun, but still on time for your Monday morning Zoom meetings! Whether it's a special date night or a cosy night in, pre-game drinks create the... Read More

The 'PURE LOVE' Cake

Thursday, February, 11 2021    

Valentine's Day is just around the corner, and what better way to say “I love you” than with a home-made, delicious, decadent and rich chocolate cake using my favourite local chocolate brand: PURE Chocolate. Read More


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