Christmas baking with Nadeen Scott

Thursday, December, 6 2018    

I have been baking for... 19 years. My first Christmas cake was baked... in 1997.  Read More

Pests: Nuisance and danger to health

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, December, 6 2018    

This week we will look at the importance of pest control to food safety. I have a very interesting story about finding a cockroach in my soup at a popular fast food restaurant, but I'll save the storytelling for another article and just go straight ahead and explain why... Read More

VIDEO: Pimentos at Devon House

Thursday, December, 6 2018    

Kingston got an early Christmas present with the recent opening of Pimentos in the Devon House courtyard. The sleek, well-branded and tastefully decorated nook pumps out an array of delicious soups, sandwiches, burgers, desserts and drinks. The fast-casual restaurant takes an artisanal... Read More

A Mixed Case For The Holiday Season

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, December, 6 2018    

It's that time of year when wine recommendations are being requested almost daily. My responses begin with “it depends”, this is because the world of wine is so vast and I usually need to understand the wine appreciation level of the person asking the question. The following... Read More

Applaud It! Finale with Jamaica Broilers

Thursday, November, 29 2018    

The 2018 Applaud It! series ended on a high note on Tuesday, November 20 when the Jamaica Broilers Group hosted 10 male students from nearby Innswood High School. Chef and culinary whiz Jacqui Tyson created a lovely four-course menu that celebrated Jamaica Broilers... Read More

“Savouring Jamaica”

Thursday, November, 29 2018    

Months of planning and hours of preparation equalled an unforgettable evening and also a first for the famed Greenwich Village venue, The James Beard House, on Wednesday, November 7. “Savouring Jamaica,” created and produced by Annette... Read More

Just Chill! Refrigeration and Food Safety

Thursday, November, 29 2018    

Did you know that your refrigerator is one of the most important pieces of equipment in your kitchen that ensures your food is safe? Imagine the discomfort you go through when a rubber goes bad, the compressors stop working, or even worse, an all-day power cut which leaves us worrying... Read More

Exciting New Wine 'Select'ions

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, November, 29 2018    

Wine and Spirits distributor Select Brands recently hosted a grand event showcasing hundreds of wines, spirits and gourmet foods to prospective and existing customers. Read More

Dinner At The Cokes'

Thursday, November, 29 2018    

On the fourth Thursday in November, while many scrolled through social media to see what American relatives prepared for Thanksgiving dinner, the Cokes kicked off the Christmas party season here on The Rock with an intimate dinner party. SPACES creative director Janelle... Read More

Top of the Food Chaîne!

Thursday, November, 22 2018    

If you're not one for a gushing recap, we suggest turning to the next Thursday Food story. Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Jamaïque (the Jamaican chapter of the world's oldest and largest gastronomic association) pulled out all the stops at its gala dinner,... Read More

La Chaîne Brunch at Konoko Falls

Thursday, November, 22 2018    

To close out a four-day weekend of fine food and wine, the Jamaican chapter of Chaîne des Rôtisseurs hosted a brunch at Kokono Falls in St Ann. Culinary Federation of Jamaica Executive Chef Dennis McIntosh put together Jamaican classics and modern menu items under the theme... Read More

Cleaning and Sanitation - Is there really a difference?

Marshalee Valentine | Thursday, November, 22 2018    

Over the last few weeks, we've been exploring food safety from different angles with every article making mention of cleaning and sanitation. Cleaning and sanitation play significant roles in food safety and must be carried out at all stages along the food supply chain, from farm to... Read More

Arosa — Perhaps Jamaica's Best-Kept Wine Secret

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, November, 22 2018    

The Jamaica Chapter of La Chaîne des Rôtisseurs hosted, November 8-11, a combined Caribbean/Atlantic Islands and Southeast US Regions Chapitre (meeting) in Ocho Rios. This regional gathering was supported by local members, members from other Caribbean islands, the US and Europe. The... Read More

A Tru-ly Delicious Lunch

Thursday, November, 22 2018    

Ten students from St Dominic Preparatory School were treated like princesses and princes on Thursday, November 15 by Trade Winds Citrus Limited. The Tru-Juice manufacturer hosted a special five-course luncheon prepared by chef Jacqui Tyson for the fifth Applaud It! event on the 2018... Read More

Applauding It with students from John Mills

Thursday, November, 15 2018    

On Tuesday, November 6, students from John Mills Infant, Primary & Junior High School and their assistant vice-principal Marcia Ennis were invited to lunch by CEO and managing director of NCB Insurance Company Limited Vernon James. As the students filed into the clubhouse of the NCB... Read More


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