Tag: Easter

What’s Right With Jamaica? It’s Carnival!

Byron Lee is the man who must be credited with popularising the concept of Carnival in Jamaica. From as early as 1990, Lee introduced, on an extensive scale, the fire and fierceness of Trinidad’s Carnival culture to Jamaicans. That was

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5 Things To Do For The Easter Holiday in Jamaica

The Easter holidays are a  time of reflection and introspection. But when the reflecting and introspecting is done, most Jamaicans head to one of three places: church, the beach or the homes of family and friends. Over the holiday period,

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Spice Up Your Easter Weekend With These Gleaner Cookbooks

We’re right in the Easter season, and for many Jamaicans that means church on Good Friday and Easter Sunday, and lots of bun and cheese! If you’re having any family gatherings this weekend and want to make your own Easter

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Easter Recipe – Mango-Pimento Easter Bun

Ingredients 3oz margarine 1tbs guava jam 1 bottle stout, or other dark beer 1tsp vanilla 1/2 cup Red Label Wine 2tbs browning 1 medium egg, beaten 7oz dark brown sugar 15oz all-purpose flour 1tsp freshly grated nutmeg 1tsp freshly ground

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Food Month Pot-pourri – The Gleaner’s Cookbooks

The Gleaner has been publishing Easter and Christmas cookbooks for a number of years, each filled with hearty recipes that evoke warm memories of moments spent in the kitchen with Mommy or Grandma or at the dinner table with the

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37 Scrumptious Jamaican Easter Recipes

It’s Easter time again, and we know that family gatherings are the order of the day. This year, spend some time creating memories in the kitchen with your loved ones whipping up recipes from The Gleaner‘s 2014 Easter Cookbook. Are your favourite

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Easter Bun

Wordless Wednesday with a slice. It’s that time of the year. It is Easter and that usually means friends, family, church and bun and cheese. Wordless Wednesday is celebrating with a slice of good, old-fashioned bun.

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