Eat Pizza When You Are Heatbroken.

The thing is, pizza is great, and heart break is horrible. In my experience, if you mix the two, you pretty much break even. Sure you can eat something healthier but will that make you happier? Probably in the long run, since your health may improve over time with a good diet. But right now,…

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….

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…

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…

Why I’m Going To Start Cooking More For My Loved Ones.

I’m trained in culinary and I love to cook but I do not particularly enjoy cooking for my family and friends. Actually, more than anything else it feels like a chore. The more I think about it, there are many reasons why I dislike cooking for my people. First of all, my food isn’t that…

Why Breakfast Parties Are The Worst.

There’s a new wave of different partying experiences; silent parties, cooler fetes, even party buses, but by far the worst trend right now is the breakfast party. I’m aware that for some people breakfast parties are a god-send, the perfect antidote to a boring party scene and fits into their schedule perfectly. That’s great and…

Why I Haven’t ‘Nailed it’.

‘Nailed It’ is Netflix’s competition, baking show hosted by Nicole Byer and Jacques Torres. Three contestants compete in two rounds, where they must recreate different treats based on the theme of the episode. In the first round they must select a different small treat which they recreate, while in the second round there is a…

My Quest to Eat KFC in Phuket, Thailand

It all started when one of my workmates casually mentioned that a lot of places in Thailand deliver. To understand my surprise and happiness, you have to understand two things at this point: I come from Barbados, where very few places deliver. I was pretty homesick. I would have killed for some crappy, familiar, ‘western’…

What Happens When Condescension Is The Secret Ingredient.

I recently decided to carry a friend to a beach bar, lets call it ‘La Bacane’, for some birthday drinks and possibly a bite to eat. When we got there, the place was scantily occupied by other patrons, which we assumed was due to the questionable weather we were having. Nonetheless, at that moment the…

How To Protect Your Butter Cookies.

Christmas isn’t Christmas unless you have butter cookies. Although most people don’t take butter cookies if you ask them if they would like some, the minute you pop those bad boys open, everyone and their mother wants one. The problem is, they never stop at one. Everyone eats at least three. Thats basically a whole…