Jamaican Easter Bun

Easter in Jamaica is synonymous with fried fish, bun and cheese. This tradition is still very strong on the island and for most Jamaicans all over the world. This bun is a variation loosely based on the hot cross buns in England. The easter bun is a spiced, sweet loaf that can be made with…

The Little Things in Life

When you are in a crisis how many times do you say this one thing is not going right but hey these ten things are fantastic? When we feel unhappy we tend to think that every thing in our life is wrong, totally forgetting the good things right under our noses. I am guilty of…

Doctor Bird Cake

This cake came up in my search for southern recipes. I was looking for new recipes to try and the Hummingbird Cake came up. The list of ingredients seemed like a gastronomic experience to me, too tropical to have originated in southern United States. Pineapple, banana, coconut, carrot and warm spices felt like a match…