Cucumber and Ginger Drink: Memories of Jamaica

Cool and refreshing: Cucumber and ginger drink When I was last in Jamaica I was introduced to a refreshing and delicious drink. Who would have thought of the pairing  cool cucumber with  hot Jamaican ginger. It sounds like a bad date, but it tasted great. Especially with lots of ice. I did not get the recipe at the time, but the version […]

Best Food on the Beach in Negril, Jamaica

Food on the Beach in Negril

Jamaican cuisine is known all over the world for its heat and full bodied flavour.  There is no such thing as light seasoning.  The flavours in food, whether it is nutmeg or jerk, have to go big or go home. When on vacation in  Negril, Jamaica, here are some favorites to keep the palate satisfied […]

Portrait of An Artist, Gallery Joe James, Jamaica

Joe James Gallery Art, Jamaica

The sea is gentle today as it splashes against the centuries old converted Georgian wharf which was once the Harbour Masters quarters. It is a fresh warm day.  Overcast by Jamaican standards, but then again those standards are high. After all this is the island in the sun that Harry Belafonte sang about so fondly.  On the day of our visit […]