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This recipe, from Guadalope, is adapted from Angela Spenceley’s “A Taste of the Caribbean” cookbook. The original recipe called for 4 six ounce center cut loin pork chops, but I…

Food Recipies

Jamaican Curry Chicken Recipe A popular Jamaican chicken recipe in Kingston blended with curry powder. Ingredients 2 tbsps. vegetable oil 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1 tsp. curry powder 3/4…

Food Recipies

Tonight I prepared what became the best fish dinner I’ve ever made. Start with: 1 pound tilapia fillets (mine happened to be a frozen package I purchased from Meijer’s on…

Caribbean Food Recipies

In a past post entitled Trinidad Rum Punch we stressed using a gold rum due to it’s flavor.  Today we sail up to St. Croix where we make a rum…

Drinks Recipies Rum

The cool thing is that recipe itself is surprisingly easy, and can be remembered by memorizing a little poem:

One of Sour, Two of Sweet. Three of Strong, Four of Weak.Translated, this means:

One part “sour,” which means freshly squeezed lime juice (do NOT use bottled lime juice — only fresh lime juice will do!);
Two parts “sweet,” which refers to a simple syrup (sugar + water);
Three parts “strong” — rum (only golden rum, NOT white rum);
Four parts “weak” — served over ice.

Get it?

Okay, to break it down into recipe form: the following would be how you’d make a gallon of Trinidadian rum punch:

Drinks Recipies Rum

What lemonade is to Americans, ginger beer is to folks in the Caribbean. While many carbonated brands are available in Stateside supermarkets (choose those that list ginger as the first…

Drinks Recipies

At the Swizzle Inn in Bermuda they only sell these by the pitcher. The idea is you’re going to sit all afternoon (yes, daytime drinking…the only respectable kind of drinking)…

Recipies Rum