News Americas Now, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Nov. 4, 2016: While I do celebrate each month, November is super special. It is special because it’s my birth month and the month for great annual feasting – Thanksgiving!
November is a very busy month for the 2 time Food Network Chopped Champion Chef Andre Fowles. While creating fresh new dishes at top New York hot spot Miss LilysAndre will be back in Jamaica on November 4th for the Launch of Best Dressed Chicken's 12 Chefs of Christmas, a competition in which 12 winners can get a chance to win a gourmet dinner by 12 of Jamaica's most talented chefs including Chef Fowles for Christmas.
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS (October 28, 2016) - Committed to community outreach and the enhancement of the tourism product in the Territory, the United States Virgin Islands Department of Tourism is supporting young culinary talent during the 2nd Annual Restaurant Week with the launch of its "Dine on Us" charitable raffle.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 28, 2016: I am not sure how many Caribbean nationals or Caribbean-Americans celebrate Halloween, which is celebrated in a number of countries including the US around world at this time of year. I do think we the older generation has in massive numbers not celebrated Halloween but our children do.
SUNRISE, FL Oct. 17, 2016 -The most delicious place to be on Sunday, November 13 is Markham Park in Sunrise where families, friends, celebrities, chefs and food lovers will gather for the 15th Annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival! This will be the mecca for mouth watering jerk goodness ... all in one place, all day long. Managing Partner and cook-off organizer June Minto is excited about activities in the Publix Culinary Pavilion, featuring an awesome line-up of chefs for the cooking demonstrations and the exciting, must-see cooking competitions she has planned.
PEMBROKE PINES, FL, October 23, 2016 - Colorful new cookbook ‘50 Favourite Jamaican Recipes’ debuted as a #1 Bestseller in Cookbooks and #13 in all book downloads on Amazon Kindle in September 2016. The collection of authentic recipes has been described by readers as “gorgeous”, “spot on” and “an absolute necessity in the kitchen of all Caribbean foodies”.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Feb. 24, 2017: One of the many joys of living in the Caribbean is the opportunity to make your own jams, jellys and marmalade from the abundant of fresh fruits that are harvested from time to time. From a child to a young adult growing up in the Caribbean, I was always fascinated with the making of Jams, Jellys, and marmalade from fruits such as guava, jimbalyn, June plums, pineapple, grapefruit and oranges.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Oct. 7, 2016: I love Salted Cod Fish. It is such an interesting food to cook with; a food item that should always be in your pantry or refrigerator, especially during this active hurricane season. It is a convenient source of protein and easy to prepare. When you pair it with the right ingredients, it makes some of the most delicious tasting meals you could ever eat!
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 30, 2016: As the seasons change, so too must you consider changing the foods you eat to repair the body and provide nutrients and energy for each season. Now that summer is officially over and as the chill of Autumn sets in, foods to prove warmth and comfort will be repeated throughout the season into the winter months. One pot meals, particularly soups, stews and casseroles will be popular on brunch, lunch and dinner menus.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 23, 2016:Coconut milk is such a versatile food that it is found in the cuisine of several cultures all over the world including the Caribbean. With the recognition that coconut is a super food because of its nutritional value, it is becoming even more popular in European and American cuisines. Coconut milk’s versatility is especially remarkable for its taste and nutritional value.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 16, 2016: The influence of India in the Caribbean is one of the Caribbean’s biggest secret. Like the Chinese, Indians from several Provinces in India were imported as indentured servants to the Caribbean. Indo-Caribbeans comprise the largest ethnic group in Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago. Their use of several different spices from India and cooking styles are now a major part of the Caribbean cuisine.