When hosting, don’t forget that while the right wines complement dishes, the wrong wines can ruin your best efforts.“The key is being mindful of your food’s sugar and acidity,” says Michael Trujillo, president and director of winemaking of Sequoia Grove Winery.
The Christmas season may have come and gone, but the Caribbean community’s love of drink and merriment remains. Below are the recipes for a couple favourite Caribbean drinks for the season:
Pudding made from one of the super foods from the Caribbean – cassava or Yuca. In praise of super foods cultivated in the hills and valleys and back yards of Caribbean nationals, today I will share with you what they are and the versatility of these super foods in meal preparation and menus.
Happy New Year everyone! One of my favorite dishes to cook is Caribbean rice and peas. I love this dish because it is a challenge to make it delicious, and frankly speaking as a Caribbean chef/cook, your cooking skills are judged by how you cook rice dishes, especially rice and peas.
As the festive season continues, Caribbean chefs and cooks are now preparing for their New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day Parties and Balls! They are determined to buy the freshest ingredients for their dishes.Their guests must be treated with best foods and everyone should have a good time!The menu for my New Year’s Eve Party is as follows:
Christmas is finally here and as I wrote in my last article, for Caribbean nationals, it is excitement and merriment until New Years Day in the homes of all Caribbean Nationals who celebrate the holidays! The excitement and merriment starts increasing on Christmas Eve! This is of course after the multitude of office parties and surprise get togethers, church services and Christmas cantatas and plays,
St. Vincent-born Chef Rawlston Williams at Food Sermon, Brooklyn, NYC. Christmas is a time for family, gifts and most of all FOOD. There is no denying Caribbean food is among the best in the world – mainly because of its spice and flavor! But you don’t have to travel all the way to the Caribbean for the best Caribbean eats. This year, News Americas Now decided to compile the best Caribbean restaurants in the 10 most populated cities across the U.S.A. based on Yelp and TripAdvisor diners: Here are the top 10:
Proceeds to benefit the Broward Partnership. On Friday, December 4, 2015 some of Broward ’s top community and business leaders served as “celebrity waiters” and helped raise more than $82,000 at the 15th Annual Breakfast for Champions of the Homeless event hosted by the Broward Partnership and the Downtown Council of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Chamber of Commerce.
Calypso is music reflecting the joy and beauty of Caribbean culture and the region has injected the same spirit into its food. So this month, courtesy of Publix Aprons recipes, Caribbean Today serves up a feast of chicken calypso and rice and peas. Cooking sequence Preheat grill; prepare rice through step two to 10 minutes. While rice cooks, prepare and grill chicken - 15 minutes. Complete rice and chicken; serve - 10 minutes
The Barbados Tourism Product Authority (BTPA) has developed an initiative aimed at giving visitors the chance to make deeper connections with Barbadians. “Dine with a Bajan”, scheduled to launch early in 2016, is designed to give visitors the opportunity to build friendships with Barbadians while experiencing locally inspired food.
Soups are classified as comfort food and some of the heartiest and tastiest soups in the world are in the Caribbean region. Caribbean soups are hearty soups because with exception of two, all are filled with meats or fish, ground provision like yam, potatoes, sweet potatoes and dasheen, dumplings and vegetables. They are thick and are served as lunch or dinner.