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Category: Caribbean Cooking

Recipe for Perfect Happiness…A Free Trip to St. Bart’s!

Recipe for Perfect Happiness…A Free Trip to St. Bart’s!

Come November you can experience St. Bart’s for Free! As many readers know, Andrew and I have spent 29 years heading to St. Barthelemy, F.W.I for our winter break.  There’s nowhere on earth like it—this brilliant little jewel of an island is France dropped into…

Ropa Vieja, Cuba’s National Dish

Ropa Vieja, Cuba’s National Dish

A great stew is served up with a wonderful story about its origins. This is one of my favorite kinds of recipes.  There’s a story attached to it that’s as interesting as the stew itself.  Cuba’s national dish translates to “Old Clothes”– about as unappetizing…

Exploring an Island by Exploring its Food: Curaçao and Bonaire

Exploring an Island by Exploring its Food: Curaçao and Bonaire

It comes as no surprise that a cruise line like Celebrity Cruises which places such emphasis on the quality and  excellence of its culinary offerings would include Culinary Explorations in its shore excursions.  These extra-cost forays at its ports of call are selective. When Celebrity…

Eric Ripert’s Shrimp in Coconut Curry Sauce with Caribbean Fried Rice

Eric Ripert’s Shrimp in Coconut Curry Sauce with Caribbean Fried Rice

Chef Ripert with the Sting Rays the Caymans are famous for          I’ve mentioned my fondness for Eric Ripert on these pages before.  He’s one chef whose recipes really translate for the home cook.  His flavors are bright and inventive and nothing…