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Caribbean Cookbook: A Recipe for Braised Oxtail from Jamaica

 The latest edition of Caribbean Cookbook heads to the famous Half Moon resort in Jamaica, where Chef Omar Sybblis of the Pepperpot Restaurant has offered up his special recipe for braised oxtail, Jamaican style. Here’s how to make it: Ingredients …

Caribbean Plate: Crispy Plantain-Stuffed Chicken From Barbados

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor To the long list of reasons why you should rent a Caribbean villa let’s add the most delicious rationale of all: customized dining options. Book a home away from home and mealtimes instantly go from …

How to Make Jamaican Peppered Shrimp

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor As a kid I remember very well my brother teaching me to drive my grandfather’s old beat up blue stick shift Vauxhall Viva that was always parked in the driveway at home, while my grandfather was …

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 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Contributor No other cocktail screams “Caribbean!” louder than rum punch, and in this edition of Rum Journal, Anguilla’s CuisinArt Golf Resort & Spa offers a quick and easy recipe that’ll transport you to the tiny tony island’s …

 By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Need a nibble to go with that rum punch? Do what the folks at Ocho Rios’ Jamaica Inn do during their nightly cocktail hour and whip up a bunch of these crispy coconut chips. The …

 THE LATEST Caribbean Cookbook comes to you from Haiti’s most famous chef, Ron Duprat, who sent in his recipe for crispy skin black cod. Duprat sent in the recipe on the occasion of the recent Taste of the Caribbean competition …

 No, no — it’s not what you think! Our latest Rum Journal recipe comes from our friends at Naked Turtle Rum, a terrific white rum that is doing its part to help protect the critically endangered sea turtles of the Caribbean. …

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor Did you know the Fathers’ Day was founded in Spokane, Washington at the YMCA in 1910 by Sonora Smart Dodd? Her idea was to create a similar celebration to complement Mother’s Day, honoring fatherhood and male …

 Above: Twilight on Paradise Island in the Bahamas (CJ Photo) THE LATEST edition of Rum Journal heads to the Bahamas, home to mixology expert and Chef Charon McKenzie. The Chef, who will be representing the Bahamas this year at the …

 THE CARIBBEAN: it’s one of the world’s great culinary destinations, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy Caribbean cuisine wherever you are in the world. Our new regular feature, Caribbean Cookbook, brings you top recipes from acclaimed chefs, local cooks …

 Above: barrels at the Clement distillery in Martinique (CJ Photo) IT’S ONE of the most famous rum cocktails in history: the Mai Tai. It’s a classic, forever a favourite for lovers of tiki culture, born, by most accounts, at the …

 IT’S ONE of the most famous drinks (and, at one time, professions) in the Caribbean: the Rum Runner. But how do you make one? Recipes tend to vary slightly across the Caribbean (with one notable constant, naturally), but we thought …

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor MY FIRST experience of Thanksgiving in the United States after migrating from Jamaica as a boy was at my family’s home in Mount Vernon, NY. Not quite familiar with all the particulars of this holiday other than the musings from …

 By Nigel SpenceCJ Contributor WHAT STARTED OUT out as a normal evening of preparation in the kitchen, quickly turned into wild, pandemic, mayhem – a scene worthy of any primetime sitcom. That particular evening, we were throwing a huge anniversary …

 Above: Jamaica IT’S A CALM, spring Sunday — a perfect time for a rum cocktail. In this inaugural edition of Sunday Rum Journal, we bring you an easy way to bring paradise to you, whether within the Caribbean or without, …