NEW YORK, NY - There is no stopping Caribbean cuisine, especially because of the melting pot of ethnicities and cultures that make up this region. Among the unique dishes of the Caribbean is one known mostly in Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago and Suriname. It’s baigani, a fritter made from eggplant and chick pea flour. Here’s the recipe.

(NEW YORK, NY) – The Chef’s Advocate, a New York City-based boutique culinary marketing and events management firm, has partnered with the James Beard Foundation to host “Jamaica Night” on Wednesday, November 7 at the James Beard House, 167 West 12th Street, in the heart of Greenwich Village.  

Sunrise, FL - September 4, 2018 - The producers of the annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, Florida, are busy making plans to deliver another splendid day of food, music and family-fun at Markham Park on Veterans Day, November 11, 2018.


Plantain leaves, Banana leaves or aluminum foil. For state-side folk: Plantain leaves can often can be found in ethnic grocery stores, look for: Pacific Islander, Thai, or Mexican stores.

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