The month of September has been designated as Haitian Gastronomy Month. Haitian Gastronomy month is an initiative that began three years ago by Chef Stephan Durand and Chef David Destinoble of the Haitian Culinary Alliance, and Guy Francois Jr. of the Consulate General of Haiti in Miami with the intent to promote, highlight and bring awareness to Haitian gastronomy, its traditional cuisine and culinary events, in Haiti and abroad. we will do a multi faceted promotion which will feature Haitian chefs in Haiti as well as on the international scene as well as our traditional dishes and favourite foods from Haiti.
Time to add some Caribbean heat to Guy Fieri's American diner show. North Miami chef Ivan Dorvil will have his Ivan's Cookhouse featured on Friday night's episode of "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives" on Food Network. Dorvil will host a watch party with his signature Caribbean-Asian cuisine (yes, you read that right, with inspiration from his native Haiti) to mark the 9 p.m. showing.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Sept. 9, 2016: I love ice cream – all flavors and especially tropical fruit flavors . I also love making my own ice cream because I can add the flavors I like and add as much of these flavors I choose. For example, I love mango ice cream, rum and raisins, sour sop and banana.
Beyond the standard burgers and hot dogs, there are an array of appetizers, main courses and even desserts that are all grill-friendly and easy to make this summer. This summer, the experts at Betty Crocker are focused on quick dinners on the grill that require little cleanup. You can cut down on mess, they say, with foil pack recipes that use an indirect-heating method to cook the food.
Trendsetters, food lovers and tennis fans indulged in Jamaica’s gastronomic flavors at Taste of Tennis. NEW YORK, NY – August 30, 2016 – The Jamaica Tourist Board partnered with Palace Resorts, Miss Lily’s, Appleton Jamaican Rum, Red Stripe and Xaymaca Coffee in hosting the Home of All Right Lounge at the 17th annual Taste of Tennis, which brings together the world’s celebrated tennis players, celebrities and top chefs.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 26, 2016: In the Caribbean and in the Diaspora, the Sunday dinner meal is one of the most important meals of the week. Everyone looks forward to the main course but most of the dessert or desserts that are served with the meal. The reason why the Sunday dinner meal is so important is it is the time when all the family members and relatives come together to eat with each other and chat together after a week of work.
U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS (August 23, 2016) - Restaurant Week returns to the United States Virgin Islands this fall featuring a selection of culinary experiences on St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas. The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism announced that the culinary extravaganza, known as Dine VI, will be staged from October 27 to November 12, 2016, on all three islands, building on the success of the inaugural event held on St. Croix last year.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 19, 2016: As a food lover, I am always looking for the interesting and the unfamiliar dishes and one I was recently introduced to is Haitian BBQ Goat. To many Jamaicans, this may seem sacrilegious, but they would be missing out big time if they simply dismiss this method of cooking. Under the Haitian BBQ method, the flavour of the goat meat is enhanced through the grilling process that other method of cooking does not compare.
KINGSTON, JAMAICA, August 17, 2016 – Grace Kennedy Limited has announced the recall of the following batches of its curry products in keeping with a recall by a former supplier, Miami-based Oriental Packing Company, Inc.:
It's midsummer and the grills are fired up all over Jamaica and across the Diaspora with folks who are hosting or attending barbeques, poolside parties, family gatherings, backyard sessions and picnics in parks. Not to mention the numerous jerk festivals, roadside jerk trucks and popup jerk restaurants in every nook and cranny.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Aug. 12, 2016: Cassava is such a great staple and super food that even in Brazil it is regularly used in their cuisine as in the Caribbean. Cassava flour is a great substitute for wheat flour and can be used to make breads, cakes, puddings and biscuit. In Brazil cassava flour is used as a breakfast food – it is mixed with eggs, bacon and sausages.
On a muggy morning on Kauai's south coast, ethnobotanist Diane Ragone inspects a dimpled bright green orb, the size of a cantaloupe. She deems the fruit mature, at its starchy peak. Perfect for frying or stewing. "You can eat breadfruit at any stage," says Ragone, who heads the National Tropical Botanical Garden's Breadfruit Institute. "When it's small and green, it tastes like an artichoke. When it's starchy and mature, it's the equivalent of a potato. When it's soft and ripe, it's dessert."