News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. May 5, 2017: Most Caribbean nationals love pork. We stew it, roast it, fry it and Jerk it! It is served as a main course or an appetizer. Because pork is considered a white meat, it is often favoured over red meat. The method of cooking though is largely decided by ethnicity. For example, if you are French as in Haitian, the pork meat will be stewed and then fried while if you are Spanish as in Cuban, Puerto Rican or Dominican Republican, the preferred method of cooking pork is roasting.
Blondie Ras Productions, creators of "Taste the Islands" television show will take the show's concept from the screen to a live event. With the co-sponsorship of City of Miramar Mayor, Wayne Messam, they are translating the show's exploration of exotic eats and the mystique of the islands into an event called The 'Taste the Islands' Experience.
The last leg of the Regional Culinary Championship will be held in the Western Region at the Hollis Peter Lynch Auditorium in Montego Bay, St. James on Friday, May 5. Organized by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) the Western Regional Culinary Arts Champs will feature budding chefs and foodies primarily from Trelawny, St. James, Hanover and Westmoreland, who will showcase their culinary talents and compete in several exciting and innovative categories, including - Special Diets (Live Cooking), Fruit and Vegetable Carving, Sweet Treats, Mixology, Dutchie Dash and Hot-off-the-Grill.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 28, 2017: As the summer months  approaches, it is time to prepare for the summer BBQs and outdoor meals. As a meat and sea food lover I will prepare the usual fare of chicken, turkey, pork, sausages, burgers, steak and various sea foods, such as grill shrimp, lobster and roast stuff fish. I will jerk some and some I will grill after a simple marinade of oil, salt, black pepper and garlic.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. April 28, 2017: Jamaican Patties, that delicious a pastry made like a turnover but filled with exotic savoury fillings including not just ground beef but jerked chicken, curried chicken, and callaloo. It is one of those dishes that like the Jamaican jerk chicken, has ‘assimilated’ into the palettes of many globally, including across the US and even in US military commissaries worldwide. So where can you find good Jamaican patties in the US? Here are our top ten pick according to Yelp readers reviews from major cities across the country:
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