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….

Happy Valentine’s Day From How We Eat.

Happy Valentine’s Day from How We Eat. Remember today isn’t about relationships, it’s about love. Try to show a little bit of love in everything you do. I recommend only eating things you love today. Love dessert? Order six pieces of cake. Like alcohol? Ten shots. Into tacos? Taco-down the whole menu. Whatever you do….

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…

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! Thank you for all the support in 2019 and we look forward to eating with you in 2020!

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…

Five Ways to Make All Your Drinks Look Like Christmas

Christmas is one of the most beautiful times of the year. Everyone is in a good mood and people take the time to make an effort. Everything gets a facelift for Christmas and your drinks should be the same. Use these tips to make your drinks look like they are brimming with Christmas cheer. Rim…

How To Start Appreciating Wine

Bajans do not come from a grand wine tradition, we are rum drinkers. In countries such as France, Argentina and South Africa people grow up on wine, as a result they have a deep appreciation for wine, while we treasure spirits. Wine goes hand in hand with fine dinning, which can make it even more…

Why I Think Macaroni Pie Should be the National Dish of Barbados.

It doesn’t matter where in the world you put a Bajan, if you mention pie, they are going to want a Macaroni Pie. There are numerous famous pies in the world, Apple pie, Shepherds pie, Pumpkin pie. However, if you offer a Bajan a piece of pie and bring anything other than a square, orange…

First Thoughts on The 2019 Food and Rum Festival Events in Barbados.

This is the tenth anniversary of the Food and Rum Festival in Barbados. It is now a decade old. I’ve been going to these events every year as long as I am in the country.  I’ve been to food demonstrations, rum tastings and food events. This year feels smaller than past years. This year’s events…