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A taste of a ”Taste of Cayman” Culinary Festival

The return of Taste of Cayman was announced Wednesday during an islandwide restaurant tour that provided a preview of the main event. The renowned food and drink festival is scheduled for Jan. 26 at Camana Bay and is expected to feature more than 40 local restaurants and bars serving their signature dishes and drinks to…

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Agroforestry supports food security and conservation in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea’s predominantly agricultural society practices agroforestry (the cropping of useful fruit and nut trees with understory vines, shrubs, and vegetables in a forest-mimicking system) widely. The practice produces a wide array of products for farmers, from betel nut to coconut and cacao, and is seen as a tool to address the country’s issues…

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Islands-style food proves popular

Undertaking studies at EIT motivated one woman to start a successful business and she is already planning the next. Hehenga Tupouniua was studying for a Bachelor of Social Work at the Tairawhiti campus. Coming from Tonga, she found herself helping others with their adjustment to life in New Zealand. This led her to think that…

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Caribbean Recipes – Caribbean Beef Curry

This week, as we count down to the holidays, we feature twist on the good old steak and potatoes with Caribbean Beef Curry. You can find the full recipe in  ‘Caribbean Curries’ by Felicia J.  INGREDIENTS 2 pounds beef cut into stewing pieces 2 tbsp curry powder 1 tbsp ground cumin 1 tsp garam masala 1 tsp…

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Sample Traditional Grenadian Food Via Savor The Spice Tour

Grenadian food reflects the cultural diversity of the island and so its dishes are heavily influenced by the different cultures that have inhabited the island including the indigenous Caribs, French and British colonists, West Africans slaves whose descendants now make up a majority of the population and Indians who originally came over as indentured labor.…

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3 Caribbean Stores for Chocolate Lovers

Grenada is getting ready to host its first ever chocolate festival as what could be better than sun, sand and surf? Well, sun, sand, surf and chocolate of course! As if the Caribbean needed anything more to entice visitors, beyond Grenada, there are several great chocolatiers in the Caribbean who create decadent desserts and sell…

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Learn Caribbean History By Visiting Rum Distilleries

The history of the Caribbean region is intertwined with sugar which was often referred to as white gold by British colonists as there was high demand from European elites and so trading in sugar was extremely profitable. As demand increased for sugar, this led to the introduction of slavery in the Caribbean region. And so…

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The Cuban culinary associations want to declare their national cuisine as a national intangible cultural heritage

During the 5th convention of the culinary associations of Cuba (FACRC), Eddy Fernández Monte, FACRC’s president, explained their will to register the Cuban cuisine as a national intangible cultural heritage. According to Fernández Monte, Cuba’s long-lasting gastronomic tradition justifies the association’s endeavor to register the Cuban cuisine as a national heritage. This recognition will also…

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