r/52WeeksOfCooking

  Trolling around the internet you are going to find some hidden gems. Recently, I found an interesting Reddit feed, r/52WeeksOfCooking. It is the perfect antidote to a boring five recipe rotation. Every week is a new theme, which challenges your creativity and cooking ability. It is easy to get trapped in a recipe funk….

Five Things Foodies Can Do In Quarantine.

Presently, everyone should be in some level of quarantine because of the Coronavirus pandemic. Nonetheless, life still has to go on.¬†Eating out is off the table for most foodies however, that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy great food. ¬†If anything, this is an incredible opportunity to find out what really goes into creating the good…

Please Eat Healthy During The COVID-19 Crisis.

The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) crisis is a global concern that can make you feel helpless. While one person can not solve the problem alone, each person has the power to manage their personal situation. The World Health Organization (WHO) has outlined basic advice for the general public such as, regular washing of hands, social distancing and…

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…

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…

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…

#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…

Happy Anniversary!

Two years of How We Eat! Thank you for being here and supporting us. This blog was a manic idea that has turned into two years of hard work. We appreciate every view, every like, every share and every comment. Every person in this community is awesome and we treasure all of you. If you…