30 Something Dating: The 6 Types of Guys I Met on Tinder

Warning* Light man-bashing and stereotypical single-too-long male generalisations ahead. Tinder the land of swiping left and swiping right. Arguably, the epitome of our society’s descent into our obsession with appearances. I think people can be quite negative about Tinder but the truth is, our society has matured and with that comes the good and the bad. We have amazing technology that allows us to view … Continue reading 30 Something Dating: The 6 Types of Guys I Met on Tinder

A Coming-of-age Story: Part 1 – Sex Education

Sex was always a fascination for me. I think it began with Mills and Boons and Harlequin romance novels. Until I read my first romance novel at about 14 years old, I had no interest in the concept. I understood the mechanics of the act, but I remained innocent and quite frankly grossed out by the concept. I wish I could remember the first sex … Continue reading A Coming-of-age Story: Part 1 – Sex Education

Valentine’s Day Can Fuck Off

I’ve written about V-Day for the past couple of years and it’s been getting worse, year after year. Yes, you’ve guessed it – I’ve been single for the past few years. Now, I think back to the fun memories of all those years of confidence and joy in my singledom – “Single and Loving It” was my mantra. Well, it’s been nearly 7 years; I’m … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Can Fuck Off

How To Make Perfectly Crispy Kale Chips

Kale chips are healthy and are a great alternative to thin potato chips. Most importantly, they look so easy to make, until you try to make them that is. Your first few times may have resulted in soggy or burned kale chips. Not to worry here are some handy tips for making perfectly crispy chewy baked kale chips every time, without the use of a … Continue reading How To Make Perfectly Crispy Kale Chips

Succulent Jamaican Curry Goat

As many Jamaicans prepare for a special occasion, there is always a lot of contemplation about where to get that special goat meat (that go-to other red meat). No major celebratory event in Jamaica is ever commenced without goat meat; anything from birthdays, to funerals and even weddings – not to mention the big ‘dance’ parties. Now to get the most authentic goat meat means ordering … Continue reading Succulent Jamaican Curry Goat

Jamaican Johnny Cakes

Who doesn’t love Johnny cakes or as more commonly known, good old fried dumplings; served with your chose of savoury meats or steamed vegetables, it is the perfect breakfast accompaniment. It is believed that we inherited the custom of frying dough from the native North American Tribes and this is evident all throughout the Caribbean. Now this seemingly simple breakfast side dish requires a delicate … Continue reading Jamaican Johnny Cakes

Ital Food: Jamaican Organic Food

So you have adopted an organic food lifestyle and you are worried about finding it when you travel. Not to worry, if you are in my neck of the woods then you should simply ask for “ital food”.  ‘Ital’ derived from the word vital is a terminology created by the Rastafarian propensity to begin words with the letter ‘I’ to signify their oneness with the … Continue reading Ital Food: Jamaican Organic Food

Callaloo: The Underrated Super Food

Callaloo or aramanth, is recommended for iron deficiency anemia the most common nutritional deficiency in approximately 20% of women of African descent. Of course growing up in the Caribbean we have always known that callaloo is pretty awesome, it’s part of Trinidad and Tobago’s national dish after all, and a constant staple at breakfast in every Jamaican household. Callaloo is a green leafy vegetable nicknamed … Continue reading Callaloo: The Underrated Super Food

Traditional Jamaican Sunday Dinner

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Jamaican Sunday Dinner, that salivatory beacon at the start of each week, that one great making-it-all-worthwhile meal. Especially for the Jamaican man who’s heart, it is said can be reached through his stomach. Let’s just say that many a woman has gotten that all-important ring from a Jamaican man because of their culinary skills preparing Sunday Dinner. Jamaican Sunday Dinner … Continue reading Traditional Jamaican Sunday Dinner

The Legendary Jamaican Stew Peas

Not many meals can boast quite the infamy and the prominence of Jamaican stew peas. While the meal itself is undeniably delectable, many Jamaicans will tell you, stew peas has powers to be feared. Just like the Sunday Dinner, Stew Peas can supposedly lead to spontaneous and everlasting love. The saying goes, when your girlfriend starts making stew peas, be afraid, she is getting serious … Continue reading The Legendary Jamaican Stew Peas