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.

Bahamian Padrino

What Bahamian Star Padrino Loves to Cook Up In The Kitchen

Music and food are two of the Caribbean’s most sought-after exports. And perhaps no other regions loves both so much in equal measure. With this in mind,...

Save These Iconic Trinidadian Recipes For Your Next Potluck

Pulling culinary inspiration from around the world, these Trinidadian recipes will light up your palette with big, bold flavors and home-cooked goodness. CORN SOUP INGREDIENTS 4 corn cobs chopped...
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Chef Irie’s Carrot Juice Cocktail

Recipe by Chef Irie Foregoing the creamy milk based version of Jamaican Carrot Juice, Chef Irie opted to create a cool carrot juice cocktail modification to the traditional...

See Our Top 8 Stories: From New Caribbean Art to Rihanna Jamaica-gate

It was a hectic, jam-packed year in all things Caribbean art, culture and news stories. And Island Origins went along for the right for every minute. So...

Upgrade your Smoothie Game with This Vegan Cranberry Berry Smoothie

Yet, another recipe created from things I needed to use. After taking the photos for my Ginger Cranberry Whiskey Cocktail, I had a bag of cranberries that...
Chef Thia

Taste The Islands Recipe of The Week: Chef Thia

When creating her decadent dishes, Chef Cynthia Verna (affectionately known as “Chef Thia”) isn’t afraid to scour the globe for unique flavors. Her food infuses Caribbean, African,...
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Chef Thia’s Djon Djon Mushroom Rice

Recipe by Chef Thia Djon Djon Rice is a uniquely Haitian black rice recipe made with wild black trumpet mushrooms called “djon djon” grown in the north of...
Foodie Nadine Sutherland

Singer and Foodie Nadine Sutherland’s Secret to The Best Curry Goat

Music and food are two of the Caribbean’s most sought-after exports. And perhaps no other regions loves both so much in equal measure. With this in mind,...

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