If you're at all familiar with Jamaican cuisine or culture you know that we love flavour and spice and that we're a bit extra. You might also know that we love our hot drinks, Horlicks, Milo and Ovaltine were staples in my home growing up.Read More
My earliest holiday Memory is when I was about 6 years old, it was my first Christmas.
I was born in Jamaica and wasn't aware of this thing called Christmas until I came to Canada when I was 6.
That year my mom and dad went all out with Christmas, the tree, the tree skirt, lights and of course presents. This may not seem strange to you but for my parents who grew up in the country in Jamaica, Christmas wasn't something that was elaborate or fancy. It's a tropical country so there celebrations are done very differently.Read More
My family doesn't have a holiday or Christmas tradition. We don't make specific dishes, or open presents on Christmas Eve, and we may or may not put up a Christmas tree, it depends on how much energy those who want one put into it.Read More