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Recipe: Okra & Tomato Salad

Here’s a light, quick and easy recipe using bacon, tomatoes and okra. It’s quite unusual, but also healthy and fun. INGREDIENTS 4 slices bacon 1/2 cup chopped Jamaican onion 1  1/2 pound Jamaican okra 4 large Jamaican tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and diced

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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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#TwoWeeksOfChristmas: Christmas Dinner Menu – Part 2

What is the essence of a true Jamaican Christmas? Family, friends and nuff food! Indeed, it’s the time of year when we gather, often with several generations present, to talk, share and eat ourselves into oblivion. Whether you’re responsible for Christmas dinner

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#TwoWeeksOfChristmas: Christmas Dinner Menu – Part 1

What is the essence of a true Jamaican Christmas? Family, friends and nuff food! Indeed, it’s the time of year when we gather, often with several generations present, to talk, share and eat ourselves into oblivion. Whether you’re responsible for Christmas dinner

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7 Cold Soups To Beat The Summer Heat

Jamaicans love soup. Chicken soup is a Saturday dinner staple, and no family gathering is complete without a large, bubbling pot of mannish water. But who can drink hot soup in these summertime temperatures? To give you an alternative, we’ve

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Two Raw Food Recipes You Need To Try This Weekend

One of our summer tips is to eat cooling foods like fruits and vegetables to help your body cope in this heat. Our raw food consultant Bena Nakawuki was kind enough to share two of her favourite recipes to give

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5 Things To Do For Mom This Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is being celebrated this Sunday, and many people are scouring the stores trying to find the perfect gift for Mom. If giving a gift is just not enough and you would like to do something else, we have some ideas

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A Vegetarian Christmas

What would the holidays be without copious amounts of food? Come Christmas day, our tables usually groan under the weight of multiple dishes, the aromas of delectable chicken, pork, beef, mutton and ham making us weak in the knees until we

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Food Month Pot-pourri – Cheers To The Weekend!

We close out out our Food Month Pot-pourri special with a special emphasis on the ‘pour.’ It’s the weekend, it’s almost December, so it’s practically the holidays, which call for drinks a-plenty! We happily oblige with 24 drink and cocktail recipes. Cheers! Christmas

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Food Month Pot-pourri – Cuckoo For Coconuts!

History The word ‘coconut’ is derived from the Portuguese ‘coco,’ which means ‘grinning face,’ due to the fact that the three indentations (eyes) on the nut resemble the face of a monkey. According to the Encyclopedia of Jamaican Heritage, coconut trees

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