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A Non Traditional Caribbean Ginger Beer.

A Non Traditional Caribbean Ginger Beer.

Give the kids some orange juice and let’s make some big-people ginger beer. Spiked with rum and balanced with the juice of freshly squeezed limes, this is NOT your grandmas ginger beer recipe. I took ah-borrow of my dad’s ginger beer recipe (which is very traditional), but you know I had to add my own […]

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Big People Lemonade?

Big People Lemonade?

Give the kids some chocolate milk and let’s proceed to make a drink for the grown! Our family home like so many in the Caribbean was surrounded by citrus trees… oranges, grapefruit, shaddock, limes and lemons. Basically we were never out of freshly made juice with our meals and on those scorching Caribbean days when […]

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Extreme Caribbean Peanut Punch Recipe.

Extreme Caribbean Peanut Punch Recipe.

I don’t have to remind you that if you or anyone sharing this drink is allergic to peanuts, stay away at all costs. Peanut punch or peanut drink as it’s sometimes called in the Caribbean, is a rich and creamy drink made with peanuts as the base as the name would hint. Traditionally it’s made […]

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How To Make Caribbean Style Carrot Punch (juice).

How To Make Caribbean Style Carrot Punch (juice).

Carrot punch or carrot juice as it’s also called in the Caribbean is one of those rich and creamy drinks you’ll find being made throughout the region. Recipes may differ, but the base ingredient of freshly grated (or food processor as in my case) carrots is constant. Chilled with a few cubes of ice on […]

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Guinness Punch.

Guinness Punch.

This is one of those “big people” drinks we enjoy in the Caribbean and it’s rumored to give you extra energy and vitality  in the bedroom. I’m sure as you make your way up and down the Caribbean islands you’ll find variations to this Guinness punch recipe, so use this one as a base and […]

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The Ultimate Caribbean Rum Punch.

The Ultimate Caribbean Rum Punch.

When most people think about the Caribbean (if you’ve never lived on the islands) one of the things which comes to mind is sipping on a cold glass of rum punch, decorated with slices of fresh fruit while sitting taking in the rays on white sandy beach (or a swim-up bar at an all-inclusive resort). […]

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How To Make The Most Refreshing Mauby Drink.

How To Make The Most Refreshing Mauby Drink.

  Mauby is one of those classic refreshing drinks you’ll find throughout the Caribbean. Other than freshly squeezed orange or grapefruit juice, we’d have a tall glass of mauby with our beloved “Sunday Lunch”. As I’ve  mentioned before, the biggest meal of the week in the Caribbean is usually the Sunday lunch, so it’s one […]

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A Refreshing Spiced Caribbean Sorrel Drink.

A Refreshing Spiced Caribbean Sorrel Drink.

When our daughters were younger I remember that whenever anyone was coming to visit from Trinidad and Tobago they always had a few bottles of Sorrel Shandy in their suitcase for them. Especially Tehya, who felt grown-up drinking from a bottle which looked similar to a beer bottle. My memories of sorrel (the drink and […]

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Spreading The Culinary Culture Of The Caribbean – St Croix Food and Wine Experience.

Spreading The Culinary Culture Of The Caribbean – St Croix Food and Wine Experience.

It was a cold winter’s night back in December when while doing a “viewing” of a Thai restaurant that was up for sale, my friend turned to me and asked “will you be keeping the Thai menu?” To which I answered NO! The plan is to have a  Caribbean menu. It’s been my dream to […]

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Peanut Punch For Two.

Peanut Punch For Two.

There’s been a number of requests for a peanut punch recipe, so I caved in today and finally got around to putting one together. My dad who’s one of my go-to people when I’ve never made something before, is wintering in the Caribbean so this recipe cost me a long distance call. And though his […]

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