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Sharpening skills through competitions

Before we move on to our next topic, I have to clarify some questions that were raised by our readers about culinary competition and its power. Let me start by saying that most, if not all, of the locally-known names in the culinary industry, even up to today, had their genesis in competition. One only […]

Chemistry students wow with special creations

Chemistry students wow with special creations

A regular school project was transformed into a showcase of innovation and creativity as second-year Chemistry students at the Barbados Community College put their skills…

A space for artists

A space for artists

Massy Stores Barbados has transformed a space at its Warrens location into a pop-up gallery to showcase the work of more than 50 local artists.…

What makes a great chef

What makes a great chef

Earlier this week, I visited the Barbados Culinary Team as it was hard at practice for this year’s Taste of the Caribbean competition, which will…

Chocolate heaven

Chocolate heaven

It was nothing but heaven for chocolate lovers who attended the third annual Barbados Chocolate and Culinary Festival last Saturday at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre. Barbadians…





A commendable Barbados Sugar & Rum Season

A commendable Barbados Sugar & Rum Season

I am writing this week from a very happy and optimistic position.  April 1 sees the end of the first Barbados…

Choosing pots, pans and knives

So far in our grouping system for small kitchen equipment, we’ve covered three areas: measuring equipment which includes…

More cooking equipment tips

Last week, our focus was on large equipment. We spoke about ovens and refrigerators because they are the…

The power of cooking equipment

Throughout our previous articles, we have looked at what cooking is – that is, the application of heat…

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