Barbados Food and Rum Festival 2018

The Food and Rum Festival in Barbados’ premier annual event. This year it will be over the 18th – 21st of October 2018. Barbados is the birthplace of rum and this festival celebrates our local food and spirit. This years events include: Night Out in Oistins (18th Oct) Taste of the Exotic, A Signature Rum…

Watch it: $1 Cookie Vs. $90 Cookie

This week I am lazy and I don’t have anything for you. But I have to post something because I said I would post something every Monday and now it is Tuesday. So here is a Worth It video on cookies. Watch it. Enjoy it. Ya welcome. I wish I had a cookie… PS. Watch it…

Why You Should Be Thinking About Getting A WSET Certification.

I don’t get all the fuss about wines. I like wine. I think its a fun way to spend the afternoon. God knows it gets me real drunk, real fast, but I don’t understand the pretentious side of wine where people almost compete to detect more notes in wine, than Mozart has ever used. Wine…

Experimenting With Making The Perfect Brownie

The question whether fudgey or cakey brownies are better has been posed. While automatically my mind goes to cakey brownies, when I really think about it, fudgy brownies can be incredibly dense and overwhelming. Which led me to believe that maybe I am a cakey brownie type of guy. After trying to figure it out…

Slow Seven Local Food Challenge

September 2nd – 9th 2018, Slow Food Barbados will be having a Local Food Challenge. The basis of the challenge is to only consume products that are grown, caught or raised in Barbados. Sounds simple? It isn’t. Just because you buy a product in Barbados doesn’t mean that everything included in that product is produced…

What’s so Great About Ratatouille (The Film)!

*SPOILER ALERT* Ratatouille is Pixar’s story of a rat, Remy, in the french culinary world. As a food film it touches on many different issues in the food industry; women in the kitchen, sell-out chefs, even the problematic symbiotic relationship between restaurants and critics. There are many layers to this animated film. However, I am…

My Process for Eating Seafood on The American West Coast.

Going up the American West Coast, you will notice one thing. See food here, See food there, Seafood everywhere. Every place has an award winning something and more chowders in bread bowls than you want to imagine. There is a lot of excellent fresh seafood around, but is it necessary to have 3 identical places…

St. George Spirits Tour

St. George is an American company that specializes in craft spirits. They make everything from vodka to whiskey to absinthe. The factory is pretty magnificent, their operation is pretty impressive but where they really stand out is their creativity. They will make any alcoholic beverage for you, once it piques their interest. California Citrus Vodka,…

Eating Offal In Adelaide, Australia

I entered timidly trying not to draw too much attention to myself. Just enough so that I could get  a seat. I contemplated whether or not I was underdressed for the occasion, but the food looked good enough to take the risk. The menu was made up primarily of offal meats made delectable. I’ve eaten…