Hola! Today we delve a bit into Spanish Cuisine, Puerto Rican cuisine to be exact. Puerto Rico has a rich history, in fact, the words “Puerto Rico” in English translate to “rich port”. Located on the continent of North America, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, Puerto Rico was inhabited by indigenous people, namely the Tainos until ...

It is the year 2021, a time when our past selves would have expected us to be piloting flying cars and wearing fancy futuristic outfits. But the reality is, not much has changed, except that now we are navigating a pandemic, balancing, our finances, family and fun, while trying to lead a healthy life. Many persons are trying to exercise ...

Vegetables — while they may not be the go-to food source for some, they sure are healthy, and we should always try to incorporate them into our diet. Many vegetables are delicious and add color and flavor to our meals, like lettuce, carrots and cucumbers. Some vegetables even make delicious drinks. Here are five vegetables that you can try juicing, ...

In everything, we have preferences. Some of us prefer mornings to evenings, yogurt to ice cream, rivers to beaches and coffee to tea. Tea is the universal home remedy for headaches, stomach aches and gas and other minor issues in the Caribbean home. But on the other hand, coffee is known as the universal pick-me-upper. And with so many variations: ...

The Caribbean is beloved across the world for its weather, food, beaches, music, language and every other aspect of culture. One aspect of Caribbean culture that seems to score points above all others is Caribbean cuisine, which includes some very unique desserts. Caribbean desserts tend to include rum, spices and many different fruits and nuts found in the region, which ...

One thing you’ll come to learn about jerk seasoning is that it can be incorporated into a variety of dishes. When it comes to this fiery blend of herbs and spices, the possibilities are endless. So, it’s no wonder persons are using jerk seasoning to make ice cream. Wait…hear me out, this dessert might seem questionable, but if you give ...

Jamaicans love their natural juices. No matter the season, the Jamaican nationals will use whatever the earth produces to make some of the most delicious and refreshing drinks. But their love and appreciation for these juices are not just limited to the need to quench one’s thirst or partake in something delicious. It is way deeper than that. Some people ...

Summer is almost here and the heat is on! This is the season of fun, good food and refreshing beverages. There are so many different drinks to choose from to beat the heat, Lemonade, Bob Marley Cocktail, Margarita, or how about Passion Fruit Mojito? Yes, that’s the one! But what is Passion Fruit? Passion fruit is a flowering vine, known ...

Growing up in a traditional Jamaican home means that the sorrel drink has always been part of Christmas celebrations. The deep-red color of the drink, drawn from the petals of the hibiscus plant, makes it a fitting drink for the festive period. But, while the sorrel drink is enjoyed traditionally during Christmas, there is no written law that prohibits the ...

Have you ever seen or eaten an apple, banana, or grape? Of course, you have… These fruits, along with others, are commonly eaten in many countries across the world. But, while some people tend to eat the fruits that are readily accessible to them, there are a variety of fruits that many persons don’t even know exist. Some of these ...