Posts Tagged “Caribbean”

Irie Eats Spicy Jerk Wrap Kit

Irie Eats Spicy Jerk Wrap Kit

Hot at home. This is another convenient and tasty meal kit from Caribbean food specialist Irie Eats. Their Spicy Jerk Wrap Kit is just as memorable as their other offerings. They are not dumbed down in flavour. They present an authentic taste of the sun-kissed islands in one’s own home. This kit could not be…

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Juici Jerk at home

Juici Jerk at home

Such strange times! But at least we have taken more interest in food, and some of the population have discovered what a kitchen is for. The UK’s first restaurant-style Caribbean DIY meal kit has been launched by London-based Caribbean kitchen Juici Jerk, and they are offering nationwide delivery. Times have been tough for many businesses…

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Christmas Jerk Ham – recipe

Christmas Jerk Ham – recipe

Here’s something that is both traditional and exotic – ham, but vibrant, spicy and memorable, and sure to become a family favourite.   Ingredients: 3kg smoked gammon joint 4 cloves of garlic – crushed 3 Scotch Bonnet chillies (very hot, so try just one if you don’t like heat) 1 large onion – chopped 4…

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Cuba: The Cookbook – review

Cuba: The Cookbook – review

Cuba: The Cookbook is a stunning volume from Phaidon, who are celebrated for publishing unique international recipe books to tempt and inspire the home chef. This one is no exception. Cuba’s launch (the book, that is) couldn’t be more timely. News of the island is hitting the headlines at the moment, and people are taking…

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10 Favourite things to do in St Kitts – travel review

10 Favourite things to do in St Kitts – travel review

This is a stunning little island that offers so much. There are hot golden beaches, cool and tranquil rain forests, history, food, adventure and entertainment. It’s an ideal Caribbean location for those with children. It’s safe, with a relaxed pace of life. Some folks like days filled with activities and others want to occupy themselves…

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St Kitts – History and Tranquillity – travel review

St Kitts – History and Tranquillity – travel review

I am no expert on the Caribbean. Truth to tell, this was my first visit to the islands. Friends had described their vacations to some other Caribbean islands with enthusiasm, but those things over which they so passionately enthused kinda left me thinking that I might stay home! Perhaps it’s an age thing. I wanted…

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Caribbean Food Made Easy by Levi Roots – review

Caribbean Food Made Easy by Levi Roots – review

Levi Roots (his real name is Keith Graham) was brought up till the age of eleven by his grandparents in Jamaica. He lived in a house full of extended family where cooking was a continual process. He moved to London to live with his parents and eventually had a successful career as a musician, and…

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Momma Cherri’s Soul in a Bowl Cookbook by Charita Jones – review

Momma Cherri’s Soul in a Bowl Cookbook by Charita Jones – review

It’s possible that you might not have heard the name Charita Jones but viewers of UK Kitchen Nightmares will certainly remember this characterful lady winning over the tough and abusive Gordon Ramsay – her food was never in question. Ms. Jones has another more familiar name – Momma Cherri. Soul in a Bowl presents the…

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