Food & Drink

This section of the Island Origins Magazine website includes content on Caribbean food and drink including articles, recipes, places to go, things to do, and chef profiles. Learn about the traditional and the exotic, from Dominican Sancocho (Stews of the Seven Meats), to Jamaican Ackee and Saltfish, to Vegetarian Burgers made with Caribbean flare.

You can also read about the lives of some Caribbean chefs inside of and beyond the kitchen, how to go on a culinary adventure, and how to add a little spice to your life. Read on, for more Caribbean food and drink info.

Breadfruit Tacos

The Recipe for Success

Writer Monique McIntosh | Photography Michael Pissari The prospect of owning a restaurant has got to be daunting, but the excitement of it clearly outweighs the dread! That's...
Ropa Vieja

Eat Like an Islander

Writer Staff Writer  | Photography Supplied Awe-inspiring landscapes and beautiful beaches are scrumptious food for the mind and body, but for some of us, food for the belly trumps...
Co host of Taste the Islands TV Show Cynthia Chef Thia Verna Photo by Richard Lecoin

Enjoy Authentic Caribbean Flavors at the 2018 “Taste the Islands Experience”

Photo Credit: Richard Lecoin | Join “Taste the Islands” TV show co-host Cynthia “Chef Thia” Verna of Haiti along with other prominent Caribbean chefs and restaurants showcasing the...
Island Origins Magazine - Haitian fried turkey recipe

Chef Thia’s Tasso de Dinde (Fried Turkey)

Recipe by Chef Thia In Haiti, turkey is eaten as commonly as chicken. Chef Thia created this recipe on an episode of the Taste the Islands TV show,...
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The little show that could… From home kitchen to national TV

The story behind the TV show and the Taste the Islands Experience How Taste the Islands began When we started this journey four years ago, I knew that we...