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Husband and wife duo and owners of Pure Chocolate, Wouter and Renae Tjeertes.

When pastry chefs Wouter and Renae Tjeertes began their adventure with chocolate in 2017, it was to bring back a piece of their life in St Lucia to Jamaica. Moving to the Eastern Caribbean island, the two learnt the intricacies of making chocolate...
Sharmon Hinds-Smith, corporate mixologist for J. Wray and Nephew and Campari Academy instructor, explains the techniques used to mix Appleton Estate cocktails.

Corporate Mixologist Sharmon Hinds-Smith is on a high ahead of the fifth staging of the Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum Festival, which happens today at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Centre in Montego Bay. She will lead the Appleton Estate Mixing...
The Brown Sugar Daiquiri is a wonderful take on a classic daiquiri.

David Morrison, deputy master blender, Campari Group, is ready to illustrate interesting ways to elevate your cocktail experience at today’s Appleton Jamaica Rum Festival. His sessions will include the Appleton Estate 12 Year Old Rare Casks, which...

WESTERN BUREAU: In the world of culinary arts, one of the inspiring stories is that of Oneil Vernon, the executive chef at Jamaica’s newest resort, RIU Palace Aquarelle in Falmouth, Trelawny. With over 24 years of experience and a passion that only...

Stepping into the Italian fusion restaurant Buzo Osterio Italiana, we found ourselves at the bar, face-to-face with Craig Nicholson, the senior blender and quality control manager at Worthy Park Estate. As he showcased an impressive array of rums,...

WESTERN BUREAU: A unique Chinese-Japanese noodle dish captivated attendees, while Chef Eileen Andrade’s Spanish-style fritter, made with rice instead of traditional flour batter, stood out as a highlight at the Cliff Hotel Negril Gourmet Getaway...

Time, like one of his hotly rated patties, is an elusive commodity for Mike Williams, co-founder of Flake Bake Ltd, a Jamaican patty company based in southeast London. It’s early Tuesday afternoon and the compact factory is buzzing with activity....

Last Friday, while the general public geared up to experience the offerings at Jamaica Food and Drink Kitchen’s (JFDK) Beer Fest, a select group of guests had the pleasure of a guided beer-tasting. While a few of the offerings were not at all new...

For many, travelling is an opportunity to unleash your inner adventure seeker. But, it also provides a taste of those magical munching moments. On her journey around the world, Nanda Dukharan was pleasantly surprised by a savoury stop she made in...

Every week TikTok brings a new trend, sound, or popular figure into the limelight. Just a few weeks back, South African-German model and lifestyle content creator Nara Smith captured everyone’s attention as her videos, showcasing her process of...
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