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Kaci's Fenmade Seasonings

Since opening its doors in 2012, CPJ Market at Lady Musgrave has been a go-to for restaurateurs and caterers and a local favourite for the discerning shopper in search of new, innovative and tasty. Read More

On The Menu — March 4, 2021
On Thursday Food's menu board this week are three recipes from Weber's Time to Grill by Jamie Purviance. Weber is the world's premier manufacturer of charcoal, gas and electric grills and accessories.... Read More

Meat Safety - Part 1
Meat shops are very common in Jamaica, with many communities boasting at least one. Oftentimes, however, these spaces carry an odour. Why the smell, though? Is it the nature of the product or a hygiene and sanitation issue? Meat is classified as a perishable food because it spoils easily...... Read More

It's Spritz Season
As a fan of fizz one of my favourite cocktails on the planet is Aperol Spritz — one of Italy's most cherished drinks! Who's with me? Can I get an Amen? I officially first met this buzz-worthy cocktail while travelling around Italy one summer and was reintroduced locally via Italian...... Read More

Vows: Fallen In Love

Tuesday, March, 2 2021    

Theirs was one of those random encounters that would prove life-changing! It was December 23, 2017, two days before Christmas. The single focus for Janice Riley and Romario Brown was to spend Christmas with their respective families as they left work and The UWI, respectively, headed to... Read More

JetPeel Facials

Tuesday, March, 2 2021    

If like us you're a sucker for facials and will try pretty much anything promising radiant skin, then the JetPeel facial at Future Aesthetics may be your next adventure. The facial promises plump, hydrated skin. Read More

Here We Go Again — I Do! But When?

Tuesday, March, 2 2021    

Dear Shikima: Read More

Joined Feeling

Tuesday, March, 2 2021    

For Emma Miles, navigating the job market was top of mind after graduating from McGill University in Montréal, Canada, where she majored in sociology and linguistics. The advent of the pandemic spawned by the coronavirus, however, and the shutting of borders dashed those hopes. Miles,... Read More

FLOWERHEADZ for Architectural Digest

Sunday, February, 28 2021    

Friday, February 19, signalled the start of a fully digital London Fashion Week (LFW). In the midst of it and not the least bit perturbed was Maison Bent founder Shanna Bent. The designer, whose AW21 Fashion Film: Rocksteady made it onto the LFW official schedule, began teasing... Read More

The Future... Is Ours

Sunday, February, 28 2021    

It was, by its title, a clarion call to tear one's way out of the box in which we might have held our thoughts. And, the Apple AirPods were a dead giveaway that the latest Jamaica Observer webinar, The Future... Is Ours, was geared towards millennials and Gen Z'ers. Read More

The Importance Of Estate Planning: The Will

Sunday, February, 28 2021    

Thought is often given to planning and managing your financial goals, but what happens to those goals after you die, or become incapacitated? If you have family, dependents and even friends; it's critical that you have a legal plan to ensure that your wishes for the distribution of your... Read More

Grow with Honeybee!

Sunday, February, 28 2021    

“First and foremost, do not give up. Gardening is a learning process filled with trials and errors…so you may lose a plant or two or even three... At the end of the day, it is such a wonderful feeling to grow and to be able to provide for yourself, family, and even... Read More

An Epicurean Journey on the South Coast

Thursday, February, 25 2021    

The first documentation of rum was in correspondences sent from Barbados to Charles II of England. It quickly became popular, not because of its taste, but its efficacy and compared to available sources of drinking water, rum was less likely to cause dysentery. However, by 1749, Appleton... Read More

On The Menu — February 25, 2021

Thursday, February, 25 2021    

We are now in the season of Lent — a solemn religious observance in the Christian liturgical calendar which begins on Ash Wednesday. Read More

Cottage Industry and Food Safety

Navenia Wellington | Thursday, February, 25 2021    

How often have you heard or have you said, “This is so tasty! You should make a business of it?” Many food businesses in the cottage industry have been born out of encouragement such as this. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, a cottage industry is an industry whose... Read More


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