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Orchids By Opal

Sunday, October, 18 2020    

“I am an early riser and I look forward to the dawn of each new day — I give thanks. I go out into the garden… breathe in the fresh, crisp air and look at all the colours on display — I am in awe. I water my plants and I smile as my two hummingbird friends visit and... Read More

Recipe Corner... Chef McIntosh's Avocado Butter

Thursday, October, 15 2020    

Picture chunks of avocado atop bulla or bun, or elegant slices in a smoked marlin salad, with escoveitched fish, chicken, oxtail or goat. Avocado is the perfect side and adored by thousands of Jamaicans. Thankfully 'pear', as it is more commonly referenced, is in abundance and is the perfect way... Read More

Recipe Corner... Gore Villas Executive Chef George Matthews Kicks off the Heroes' Weekend with...

Thursday, October, 15 2020    

Sautéed CallalooIngredients:4 cups callaloo, chopped and tightly packed1 tbsp coconut oil1 small onion, chopped2 cloves garlic, minced2 stalk scallion, chopped2 sprigs thyme Read More

Malbec Matters

Dr Debbian Spence-Minott | Thursday, October, 15 2020    

This week, we travel, if only mentally, to the continent of South America and pause to discover the rich, dark fruit flavours of Argentina's Malbec grape. There are several wine-producing areas within Argentina; however, since the region of Mendoza is home to more than... Read More

Culinary Heroine: Claudette Tenn

Thursday, October, 15 2020    

If the novel coronavirus complete with masks, hand sanitisers and physical distancing are now par for the course, then comfort food has been elevated to extraordinary levels with the seasoning hands of the award-winning culinary gem Claudette Tenn. No surprise, really, for those in the... Read More

Nothing like a good Pitch

Wednesday, October, 14 2020    

Jamaican activist, lawyer, and artist Joan “Nanook” Webley is one of three Jamaicans to cover the latest issue of UK publication Pitch Cool. Read More

Vows - Together Forever

Tuesday, October, 13 2020    

They met courtesy of a family friend in 2013, and were wed seven years later on Sunday, August 9 at Arcadia Gardens in the historic city of Spanish Town. It was the second most memorable birthday gift for Tannesha Douglas from her now-husband Shawn Adams. Read More

Becoming A Certified MUA - Part 1

Tuesday, October, 13 2020    

Whether you're a make-up novice or, like me, have been experimenting with cosmetics for years, taking steps to get certified, though exciting can be overwhelming. Equally important to the make-up class you subscribe to is the collection of products you'll need to successfully complete... Read More

Mini, Micro or Elopement: Which Wedding Is Right For You?

Tuesday, October, 13 2020    

You got engaged, COVID-19 came, and then the world went haywire! This year has brought many changes to our lives and the way we do things. Not to be excluded is the approach to weddings. Read More

Haute & Fab = Peoples From Barbados

Tuesday, October, 13 2020    

Let's face it. When it comes to prescription frames, women want the best of both worlds: Fashion and functionality! And these days getting a unique pair (or two) that embraces your style isn't hard at all. Peoples from Barbados (PFB) — a luxury eyewear brand created by optometrist... Read More

Lioness Order by Nakazzi

Sunday, October, 11 2020    

Nakazzi Tafari is a Jamaican-born artist with roots in Barbados, London, DC and New York. She majored in sculpture at the Jamaica School of Art. Her work, which utilises a variety of organic materials, giving them a distinctly Afro-Caribbean aesthetic and identity, has been exhibited in... Read More

SO2 - Nell Robinson, Preggers & Fab!

Sunday, October, 11 2020    

Pulse/Select Model Management model Nell Robinson is 32 weeks pregnant and positively glowing. Pregnancy has not slowed her down, however. Indeed, she is still in model behaviour as seen in her recently concluded shoot for NEXT department store. In addition to turns in front of the... Read More

Spotted - Perri Furbert

Sunday, October, 11 2020    

Who? Perri FurbertDesigner, Gold, The LabelCreative Director & Wardrobe Stylistwww.goldthelabel.comwww.perrifurbert.com Read More

Trisha's Passion

Sunday, October, 11 2020    

This week the Unlikely Gardener highlights Tricia William-Singh's passion project for Eva May. Read More

Social: HR Leading the New Normal

Saturday, October, 10 2020    

The Human Resource Management Association of Jamaica (HRMAJ) hosted a church service on Sunday, October 4, at the Church of the Transfiguration to celebrate its 40th anniversary. Celebrations close today Saturday, October 10. Read More


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