Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Thursday | January 31, 2013
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Wake up and smell the coffee
Interestingly enough, coffee is reported to have originated in Ethiopia. coffee was introduced to Jamaica when it was imported to our island in the 1700s from Martinique by then governor of Jamaica, Sir Nicholas Lawes...

The Perfect cup
"Wake up and smell the coffee" - a popular idiom which means to open your eyes and see a situation for what it really is...

Cooking Japanese in Jamaica - Tofu and okra mix & grilled salmon
I hope you have been sticking to a healthy diet after I introduced some very healthy Japanese recipes in my last column. And for those who did actually try the recipe, you will agree that healthy does not mean boring or tasteless. It can be filling and delicious....

Oh, what a whisky night!
Scotch and single malt whisky aficionados who gathered at The Spanish Court hotel in New Kingston last Friday got a rare chance to experience an evening of indulgence under the expert guidance of Dr Kristie McCallum....

Jennifer Bennett ... Rising above the smoke
The night before the highly anticipated finals of the Caribbean Broilers Pan Chicken championship, Jennifer Bennett hovered impatiently over her stove and became increasingly nervous about how her sauce would compare with her competitors'....

Costly coffee
Still think a $5 latte at Starbucks is over the top? Hold on, because now there's an even pricier cuppa Joe to get buzzed about. These days caffeine fiends are all atwitter about Geisha beans, a high-end coffee so rare and prized it's being sold for $7 a cup....

All wrapped up! Easy vegetarian steamed dumplings
Whether or not Chinese New Year marks a major event in your life, it's easy to love many of the foods associated with it. Dumplings are a traditional choice for the holiday, which this year begins on February 10....

Perfect pastas
It's that time of year - flu season, and we've seen more than a few friends and family members knocked out by the nasty bug. In keeping with Vibes Cuisine's motto that food should always be your first medicine, we're sharing a 'souped-up' chicken soup...


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