Ackee and Saltfish: Slave Food to National Dish

If I tell you, you are the ackee to my saltfish, it means I can't live without you. It means without you I am incomplete. It is interesting to note however that at the Northern Caribbean University they serve ackee and 'saltish' where a plant-based substitute is used in lieu of saltfish, given meat is … Continue reading Ackee and Saltfish: Slave Food to National Dish

The University Of The West Indies Supports Farmers

Imagine a world where you could shop for fresh produce at an upper class University but pay downtown prices. Well you don't have to imagine it, the University of the West Indies (UWI) has made it possible. This Friday UWI will host yet another farmers market to make it easier for students and staff to … Continue reading The University Of The West Indies Supports Farmers

Jamaican Cornmeal Pudding Recipe

Cornmeal pudding is very easy to prepare and has been a favorite among Jamaicans for as long as I can remember. Ingredients: 3 Cups Cornmeal 3/4 Cups Flour 2 Cups Sugar 1 Teaspoon Salt 2 Teaspoon Cinnamon Extract 1 Teaspoon Grated Nutmeg 1 Teaspoon Mixed Spice 2 Teaspoon Vanilla 1 Sachet of Maggie Coconut Milk … Continue reading Jamaican Cornmeal Pudding Recipe

The Best Place To Buy Food At The UWI Mona Campus

The University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, is the largest and most recognized tertiary institution in Jamaica. The campus accommodates thousands of local and international students of varying cultural backgrounds. It becomes quite necessary for the university to provide many dining options to facilitate the students' diverse  palate. It is very hard to find … Continue reading The Best Place To Buy Food At The UWI Mona Campus

Curried Snapper Fillet Recipe

I like fish but sometimes I find difficulty deciding the best method to cook a particular type of fish. Do I steam? Do I fry? Experience teaches wisdom and after several attempts, currying the snapper fillets is my favorite method. Ingredient: 1 Pack of Rain Forest Foods Snapper Fillet 1 Teaspoon Maggie all purpose seasoning … Continue reading Curried Snapper Fillet Recipe

Here Is Why You Should Not Eat Pork

A week ago I was at a breakfast, I was careful to inquire about the meat kinds served as I requested that no swine be served at my table. Unfortunately, the consumers of swine out-numbered me 6 to 1 and though I was the only man at the table, the head, the 'gender in charge', … Continue reading Here Is Why You Should Not Eat Pork

Jamaican Sweet Potato Pudding Recipe

"Fire a top, fire a bottom and hallelujah inna di middle". I'm sure you have heard that before and you know exactly what I'm talking about. It is the traditional method used to make one of Jamaica's favorite pastries, sweet potato pudding, using a coal fire above and below the pudding to enable a quick … Continue reading Jamaican Sweet Potato Pudding Recipe

I’ve Been Shopping For Food All Wrong! Markets VS Supermarkets

I have been shopping at the supermarket for years. I like the convenience of having all the items I need in one place. Brooklyn supermarket is a prime example with foods ranging from freshly produced fruits and vegetables to the frozen remains of slaughtered animals. It is a great business idea to have everything in … Continue reading I’ve Been Shopping For Food All Wrong! Markets VS Supermarkets