November 6, 2018

Patty Business

Patty Business a nuh joke ting! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ When a Jamaican talks patty, listen. There’s a whole science behind it. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Don’t believe me? Check this out… If you’ve never had a hot Jamaican patty, then you need to add it to your foodie bucket list ASAP! The hot meaty goodness, well spiced and nestled neatly within a flaky crust… oh man! For many Jamaicans, Patty is just part of the food culture. Having a patty or two on a weekly basis, dare I say daily basis, is as natural as rice and peas for Sunday dinner. Our patty culture is so rich and so deeply ingrained in Jamaica, that it…

October 26, 2018

Smurf’s Cafe

It was an early morning, just like this, that day…     Can you tell I’m here for the dramatics? Well, only when it comes to GREAT FOOD & equally amazing service. Normally, I’m not one for a heavy first meal. I’m a grab and go kinda gal. But this morning in particular I was really crav’n more of an indulgence than normal. So I was really excited to check out Smurf’s Cafe.Now when it comes to food, admittedly I can be a little picky. I don’t eat for eating sake [never have] and would rather go hungry than eat something that will mess with my palate. But somehow, on arriving at this…

October 19, 2018

Welcome to Crav’nish!

This odyssey to food, started 30 years ago, when a woman from Downtown Kingston, Jamaica, had a child… Okay, no seriously, but I really do believe I was made for such a time as this.   I’ve always had a kind of love:hate relationship with food. I love the colours, aromas, textures, tastes and the juxtaposition that takes place when you mix them all together. I am intrigued by the inherent mouth watering effect of food that smells good, and in love with spices that carry big flavours. But I hated eating. [Weird, I know.] That is until I discovered myself.   In 2011, I met one of my *“soulmates”…