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….

Is ‘Please Like Me’ actually a food show?

*SPOILER ALERT* ‘Please Like Me’ is an Australian comedy/drama (dramedy?) that follows main character, Josh, around for four seasons. The critically acclaimed series touches on subjects such as, mental health, lgbt+ and millennial issues. Doesn’t sound like a foodie show? However, I have a theory that it is in fact a food show. For example,…

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…

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…

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…

Travel: Florida for Thanksgiving.

Hey guys, We will be traveling very soon to Florida for Thanksgiving. Anyone have any tips on foods we need to try? It would be great to really dig into some local flavor. We spent Thanksgiving there last year but it didn’t really live up to expectations so it would be awesome to do it up…

Cruising Into San Juan, Puerto Rico

Cruising around the Caribbean is the easiest vacation you will ever have. Great weather, great drinks and even better music. As an island boy, I may seem biased, but I am. The best vibes are Caribbean vibes. I firmly believe that there is no better place in the world than Barbados however, San Juan, Puerto…