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Sample Traditional Grenadian Food Via Savor The Spice Tour

By CTA Admin | Dec 10, 2018

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

By CTA Admin | Dec 10, 2018

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

By CTA Admin | Nov 23, 2018

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

By CTA Admin | Nov 23, 2018

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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Institute of Jamaica joins with Kingston Creative for Heritage Month

By CTA Admin | Nov 23, 2018

Kingston Creative will celebrate Jamaica’s rich culinary, cultural and natural history at the monthly Last Sunday’s Artwalk, set to take place on Sunday October 28, starting at 11:00am at F&B Downtown/Swiss Stores, 107 Harbour Street. This month’s staging will see, for the first time, the Institute of Jamaica (IOJ) open its doors to visitors for…

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The foodie’s guide to Nevis: what to eat and drink in Nevis island

By CTA Admin | Nov 23, 2018

Nevis is a Caribbean island that exudes charm and personality. With a distinct cuisine that’s shaped by the abundance of natural ingredients that grow on the island, here’s a peek into the food and drinks you shouldn’t miss while you are in Nevis. I totally loved Nevis. So OK, it might measure just 36 square…

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Reviving The Fine Flavor Cocoa Industry in Trinidad & Tobago

By CTA Admin | Nov 13, 2018

Which single-origin fine flavor dark chocolate would you prefer? One that is mellow and smooth on the palate or one that is green aromatic? How about one that tastes like dried red fruit or bright fruit and herbal with sweet vanilla aroma? These are snippets of the tasting notes to describe four single-origin dark chocolate…

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5 Must-Do Chocolate Experiences In Grenada

By CTA Admin | Nov 12, 2018

Grenada is known as the Spice Island Of the Caribbean for its nutmeg and mace production, but with an increasing number of bean-to-bar chocolate makers, the island is on a path to becoming the chocolate capital of the Caribbean and one of the finest chocolate producing countries in the world. Thus for fine flavor cocoa…

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One of New York’s Finest Wine, Spirits and Food Festivals to Get a Special Caribbean Twist

By CTA Admin | Nov 9, 2018

There will be a special Caribbean twist this year to one of New York’s finest wine, spirits and food festivals, the Toast of Brooklyn, which will be held on Saturday 10 November at the futuristic William Vale Hotel in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The organisers have revealed that a special feature of Toast of Brooklyn 2018 will…

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