Queens, NY - Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, New York will come alive on Sunday, July 17, for the 6th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival. Mark your calendars and get your tickets early to enjoy the all-day fun-filled family event. This year festival organizers are going all out to ensure that no matter who you are and where you're from, you'll "Get a Taste of Fun!" at the Largest Caribbean Food Festival in the USA.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 15, 2016: I was asked recently what is my favorite meat and I said chicken. Why? Because chicken is a very versatile meat – it can be grilled, fried, jerked, curried, stewed, baked, steamed. Chicken is also easy to prepare and can be eaten with various starches and vegetables. It’s economical, very nutritious and is a great source of protein.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 8, 2016: As discussed in a previous article, the coconut is an essential super food in Caribbean cuisine. It is used both in savory and sweet dishes in addition to providing the precious delectable super nutrient – coconut oil. In some of the sweet dishes prepared and served in the Caribbean region and Diaspora, the making of coconut snacks (candies, tarts, rolls and breads) is very popular; not only because they are sweet but also because they are delicious.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 1, 2016: Haitians are growing in influence across the U.S., having made the country their home since the Haitian Revolution. And as the Haitian culture become more main stream, the taste for Haitian food expands as evidenced by the many reviewers yelping about the cuisine. Here are the top five Haitian restaurants in the U.S. as chosen based on the most positive reviews on Yelp:
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 1, 2016: Sunday dinner desserts in the Caribbean and in the Caribbean Diaspora from the region’s ‘Super Foods’ are extremely popular in our cuisine. Some include Yam Cake, Sweet Potato Pudding, Corn Pone, Cassava Pone, Conkie (Barbados) or Blue Drawers or Duckunoo (Jamaica) and Banana Pudding. While traditionally these desserts are made and served mostly at Sunday dinners, parties, weddings, christenings and during the various holidays, in some communities where there are Caribbean bakeries, some of these items are sold daily.