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Caribbean Cookbook: Grilled Shrimp With Pineapple, Avocado and Papaya

 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 …

Rum Journal: How to Make a Mai Tai, Martinique Style

 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 …

Rum Journal: How to Make a Rum Runner, Barbados Style

 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 …

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 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, …