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Sauce/Sòs Pwa Nwa: One of Haiti’s Best-Kept Secrets

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On a scale from 1-7, how often do you eat beans? A rich source of protein and fibre, they’re a super versatile ingredient that can […]

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How to Create an Authentic Jamaican Restaurant Experience at Home

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The only thing better than dinner at a Jamaican restaurant is enjoying it on your couch while wearing stretchy pants. Here are 3 tips for making it happen.

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An Easy Afro-Trinbagonian Picnic Menu

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I grew up in Trinidad and Tobago, a twin-island state in the Caribbean with an ethnically diverse, multicultural population. My parents loved taking my sisters […]

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5 Caribbean Picnic Essentials

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Growing up, something my family often did was take advantage of the outdoors for almost any occasion when the weather allowed it. It was easy […]

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Caribbean People Picnic, Too!

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I recall spending summers with my cousins in Trelawny, a town in the Jamaican countryside.  The drive to my cousins’ house was long and winding […]

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Two sisters create the ultimate subscription box to bring the taste of Caribbean home

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Last month we caught up with two sisters from Trinidad & Tobago who started a business to help bring a little piece of their home […]

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Oja Express partners with Black Foodie to launch award celebrating local African/ Caribbean Grocery stores

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We’re excited to announce we’ve partnered with Oja Express to help recognize the dope mom & pop African/Caribbean grocery stores that have been holding it […]

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8 Caribbean restaurants to check out during Caribana Weekend

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It’s Caribana time! For us in Toronto we know its that time when we see the streets begin to fill with Americans and tourists from […]

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Three sisters bring Caribbean/Cajun flavours to Toronto’s Danforth neighbourhood

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Growing up in a Grenadian/ Trinidadian Canadian home, the three sisters behind SugarKane Restaurant, got their start cooking early.  They moved from cooking for get […]

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The story behind Toronto’s favourite Island drink: Pop’s Punch

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For Toronto based beverage entrepreneur, Andrew, punch is more than just a drink it’s a way of preserving his Jamaican grandfather’s passion and gift of […]

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