Pastry Passions opens third outlet

Thursday, January, 11 2018    

Pastry Passions, the brainchild of Safiya Burton-Chisholm, opened its third outlet on Hope Road late last year, with plans for a fourth by year-end. Burton-Chisholm's other two outlets are at Sovereign Centre and Half-Way-Tree Transport Centre. Burton-Chisholm also shared with ... Read More

Supermarket Wine Purchases, A Decade Later

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, January, 11 2018    

I was, a decade ago, given an assignment to check out wine sales in our supermarkets. My findings were published on January 10, 2008. Some 500 articles later we are still sniffing, sipping and savouring wines and sharing what's good out there.  Read More

Pass the Dutchie

Thursday, January, 11 2018    

Close your eyes and imagine yourself on a beach on the island's north coast tucking into tasty local fare from a Dutchie. Welcome to Seaside Dutchie at Cole's Island, where meals are served in a Dutch pot. Read More

Kitchen Talk 2018

Saturday, January, 6 2018    

Welcome to 2018. There's lots to celebrate this year and no better place to start really than in the kitchen with our beloved chefs. Thursday Food asked a few of our favourite men who cook to divulge the ingredient/s that they'll be making the most use of this year. Read More

Eating Down South: The Panama Experience

Thursday, January, 4 2018    

The initial thought when Panama comes to mind is its inter-oceanic canal and a place where the informal commercial importers, traditionally referred to as higglers, would once frequent. Today, Panama has outgrown those stereotypical notions and is now known as one of the top destinations... Read More

Looking Back At 2017

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, January, 4 2018    

Last year saw the interest in wine continue to grow here in Jamaica. New wine-centric establishments were opened while others expanded. Accurate and up-to-date wine consumption information and total wine importation numbers are hard to come by so I tend to look at international surveys... Read More

Royale New Year's Eve

Thursday, January, 4 2018    

'Celebrating your nobility with cuisines of royal influence from around the world' was the New Year's Eve promise of co-hosts Ruth Hussey, managing director of the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel, and her granddaughter Christelle Harris. Retained to handle the culinary obligations was the... Read More

Cafe Dolce by Fromage

Thursday, December, 28 2017    

Restauranteurs Lisa and Kirk Chin are closing 2017 as they started it: super-upbeat about the restaurant industry. Following the runaway success of Fromage Brasserie at the Marketplace, opened in January, and the glamorous makeover of Fromage Bistro at 8 Hillcrest Ave — and let's... Read More

M10 gets merry

Thursday, December, 28 2017    

Customers were feted in grand style on Monday, December 18, at the award-winning M10 Bar & Grill. With Bambino playing the role of musical host and music by Chromatic, Renaissance, Coppershot, Stone Love and DJ YOLO, copious cups of mannish water, the celebrated Leslie 'Juicy' McKie... Read More

Talk of the Town: where The Past Dictates the Future

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, December, 28 2017    

There are few events curated by organisations with the express purpose of preserving the camaraderie and pleasures of the table and promoting excellence in all areas of the hospitality arts. The gastronomic society known as the Chaîne des Rôtisseurs is the only one of its kind in Jamaica... Read More

New Year's Cheer

Thursday, December, 28 2017    

NEW YEAR'S TABLE SPREAD  Roast Turkey6 to 8 kg Bronze turkey170g of soft butter250g of pancetta / bacon1 onion, peeled and halved1 leek, halved1 carrot, halved Read More

Baking with Kimtoya Gordon

Thursday, December, 21 2017    

Kimtoya Gordon baked her first cake at the age of nine... but whilst in college I decided to start baking professionally to support myself. I did a three-tier fruitcake for a wedding but before doing so I experimented with at least five recipes until I perfected my own recipe for... Read More

Asafa bakes

Thursday, December, 21 2017    

Thursday Food is in the kitchen with sprint star Asafa Powell and his daughter Avani, who are celebrating a first — baking their first Christmas cake together. “I'm keeping the Linstead/Ewarton family tradition alive by using a metal mixing bowl to actually... Read More

Baking with Kerene Stephens-Spencer

Thursday, December, 21 2017    

Kerene Stephens-Spencer, co-principal, Baywest Wellness Clinic and RK Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, tells Thursday Food that making Christmas cakes has been a tradition in her family for generations. Indeed, her grandmother Violet Taylor is a caterer... Read More

Four Generations of Bakers

Thursday, December, 21 2017    

Monique Sewell-Smith has been baking from as far back as she can remember... Baking was my mommy's passion; whether she was feeling up or down it's what soothed her. Christmas she just made everything extra-special and it all started with the Christmas cakes. Read More


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