News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 8, 2016: As discussed in a previous article, the coconut is an essential super food in Caribbean cuisine. It is used both in savory and sweet dishes in addition to providing the precious delectable super nutrient – coconut oil. In some of the sweet dishes prepared and served in the Caribbean region and Diaspora, the making of coconut snacks (candies, tarts, rolls and breads) is very popular; not only because they are sweet but also because they are delicious.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 1, 2016: Haitians are growing in influence across the U.S., having made the country their home since the Haitian Revolution. And as the Haitian culture become more main stream, the taste for Haitian food expands as evidenced by the many reviewers yelping about the cuisine. Here are the top five Haitian restaurants in the U.S. as chosen based on the most positive reviews on Yelp:
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. July 1, 2016: Sunday dinner desserts in the Caribbean and in the Caribbean Diaspora from the region’s ‘Super Foods’ are extremely popular in our cuisine. Some include Yam Cake, Sweet Potato Pudding, Corn Pone, Cassava Pone, Conkie (Barbados) or Blue Drawers or Duckunoo (Jamaica) and Banana Pudding. While traditionally these desserts are made and served mostly at Sunday dinners, parties, weddings, christenings and during the various holidays, in some communities where there are Caribbean bakeries, some of these items are sold daily.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 24, 2016: I love vegetables! Vegetables raw, vegetables cooked, I love them all and you should too!It is not incorrect to say most Caribbean meals are not fully complimented with a fair share of vegetables – cooked or raw. This is, however, rapidly changing as many Caribbean cooks and chefs are producing creative salads and steamed vegetable medley combinations that are gaining in popularity among restaurant diners and dinner guests.