Mourning Going Out To Eat.

Things suck right now and it is okay to miss the little things in life which you love. Eating out is a big part of my life. Whether it is a nice dinner for a birthday, fast food because I’m too lazy to cook or a pick-me-up scoop of ice-cream because I’m worth it. I…

Make A ‘Must Eat’ List.

Coping with being indoors is hard. Missing your favorite foods sucks. But DO NOT pine. Sooner or later this will all be over, and you will be able to spend all your money on food again. Whenever you get a craving, write it down, assert that you will eat it again, let it go and…

A Review of the Barbados Food and Rum Festival 2019.

In 2018 I was very vocal about not going to The Barbados Food and Rum Festival (you can read that article here). As a result, I made a serious effort to attend the 2019 Food and Rum Festival. I went to almost every night. The only night I missed was the ‘Gourmet Safari’ which is…

Why Is Champers So Successful?

If you live in Barbados, at some point you have probably dined at Champers or at least wanted to go there for dinner. Champers is a fine dining restaurant on the South Coast of Barbados with a lovely view overlooking the sea. It is a staple on the Bajan food scene, but how did this…

Travel: Trinidad.

We are planning a trip to Trinidad and Tobago. I used to visit frequently but I haven’t been there in years. They have some of the best Caribbean food in the region. It is goin to be a blast getting back into it. We need recommendations on things too try that might not be common….

Making Pasta With Chef Rhea Gilkes

As a foodie there is nothing better than getting to cook with a chef. It is the closest you can get to learning from a professional without actually working in a restaurant. I was lucky enough to win a blogging competition with Slow Food Barbados’ ‘Slow Seven Local Food Competition’ which meant I got a…

‘Culture In A Bowl’ in Caribbean Starter Scene!

This month we are in Caribbean Starter Scene! Ten Habitat‘s online magazine is all about connecting Caribbean entrepreneurs, highlighting people who are doing innovative work. ¬†We were fortunate enough to write the cover article ‘Culture in a Bowl.’ Getting to sit down with Kim and Dwight of ‘Yelluh Meat’ and talk to them about Bajan…

Spices vs Herbs: A Guide To Seasoning Food To Perfection

Properly seasoning your food can transform it from an average dish to a show stopper. Spices and herbs are sometimes used interchangeably, however there is a difference. Spices can be the seeds, fruit, root or bark of a plant, and are normally ground up making it easier to incorporate throughout a dish. While herbs are…

Taking Back Sunday Lunch

Caribbean Sunday Lunch were essentially feasts. It was usually the one day everyone had off and people could actually relax, however there was no time for relaxing. The house must be cleaned and the food must be cooked. Everything usually got finished well after lunch but by that time there would be a feeling of…

#ZeroHunger – Five Simple Things To Do

The theme this year for World Food Day is #ZeroHunger. This theme is about more than ending hunger, it is about thoughtful eating. Barbados is fortunate enough that most of our population has access to food, however the way we consume food is unsustainable. Our diets are made up of unhealthy foods that are damaging…