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FORT LAUDERDALE, October 25, 2012 -- Still high off Olympics spirits, competitors are going for Cook-off gold at the 11th annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival scheduled for Sunday, November 11 at Markham Park in Sunrise. Professional chefs, aspiring amateurs and local celebrities will show off their culinary prowess in the high octane Publix Jerk Cook-off and Celebrity Quick Fire Competitions at the event. "I'm so thrilled about this year's competitions and demonstrations, because of the many culinary talents that will be on display" says June Minto, Jerk Cook-off organizer, adding that the staging of the area will be more open to engage the audience and allow for increased interaction.
Born in the beautiful island of Barbados, surrounded by beautiful beaches and dynamic cultures stretching from Europe to North America, you can see where her bold smile, inspiration and passion for great food and hospitality originated. Known as chef and owner of Le Cuisson Catering here in Miami, her ‘Fusion Cuisine’ style took on a new life, after she graduated from the Institute of Culinary Arts in Florida. Barbara’s love for fusing spices, exotic fruit and five-star alcoholic beverages from Barbados and around the world, creates an atmosphere of a tropical paradise.
A Jamaican restaurant in the middle of Berlin - Germany’s bustling capital? Not likely? Well think again. On a recent trip through Germany I found a familiar oasis - Carib, a Caribbean bar and restaurant. Located in Berlin’s Schoneberg area, Carib is owned and operated by a Jamaican - and you can’t get more authentic than that.
The hot days of summer and even early fall can leave you parched for a refreshing drink. Sure, water is a great hydrator, but there are times when you thirst for a different taste and maybe a little caffeine to give your energy levels a boost. In the southern states, sweet tea is an item on just about every restaurant menu. And unsweetened iced tea is a popular summery drink across the United States. Traditionally, teas are always prepared by steeping teabags with hot boiled water to increase the aroma. But cold-brewing tea can bring more of the essence out of the tea leaves.
Historic Entrance of King and Prince Beach & Golf ResortSt. Simons Island, GA (August 9, 2010) Stay at the historic King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort as this award-winning oceanfront hotel hosts guests who are interested in coming to the Island for Bobi Saal’s newly created www.USA-IslandCookingClasses.com
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