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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

“Give me Cou-Cou and Flying Fish, it is a dish I cannot resist”, those are the lyrics of Bermudan Al Harris & his Calypso Band, capturing perfectly how the delicious dish is loved by many West Indians including Bermudans, but more so Barbadians. Cou-Cou is essentially cornmeal while flying fish is a native fish of Barbados which propels itself above ...

When was the last time you had a good Jamaican patty? The kind that makes your mouth water, when you think of biting into the tasty crust and delicious beef, chicken, fish or even callaloo filling. A good while, huh? Plus, I can just imagine how the pandemic has stalled your long overdue visit to your neighborhood Jamaican restaurant. Well, ...

In Jamaica, we have the saying “yuh affi tun yuh han mek fashion” and I can imagine that other Caribbean countries have a similar saying. The phrase simply means that one must use the resources available to them to do what is needed to be done. With globalization and people all over the world sharing their culinary skills and delicious ...

Lent and Easter may only come once a year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t have some good ol’ escovitch fish any time you want. As exotic as the name may sound, it is a straightforward meal consisting of fried fish soaked in a special sauce. Here is how you can make it: Enjoy! ...

The Jamaican Irish Moss is a popular drink on the island. Although it’s packed with a milieu of nutritious ingredients, it’s especially common among Jamaican men who believe the drink can boost bedroom stamina. But, whether you are looking for a natural energy booster or just something to quench your thirst, the Irish Moss is the perfect drink that will ...

Jamaican cuisine is simply amazing, from refreshing beverages and spicy meals to delicious desserts. Yes! Jamaica has its own unique sweet treats, from grater cake, gizzada, blue draws/dukunoo to coconut drops! Coconut drops top my list of Jamaican desserts because it’s absolutely delicious and also because I love coconuts. If you are a coconut lover and you are looking to ...