Topic Tag: Christmas

Music, Festivals and Events, Trinidad and Tobago

Etienne & Chucho: jazz genius for Christmas | On stage

Jeremy Taylor previews a special concert that brings together Cuban-born pianist and composer Chucho Valdés (and his acclaimed Royal Quartet) with Trinidad & Tobago’s brilliant trumpeter and composer Etienne Charles

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Culture, Food and Cuisine

Christmas cake and mushroom clouds | Cookup Classic

Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat. Chestnuts roasting on an open fire. Visions of sugar plums danced in their heads. Why is it...

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Homepage Slider, Food and Cuisine

One for all | Cookup

Christmas and the holidays can be challenging for people with dietary restrictions — and for those hosting them. But they don’t have to be. With a dash of his trademark humour and a healthy helping of sage advice, Vaughn Stafford Gray shows how

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Food and Cuisine

Food for thought | Did you know

The Caribbean is full of words with fascinating origins and histories — including those for our favourite festive foods. University of the West Indies linguistics lecturer Dr Jo-Anne S Ferreira shares some insights, and why what some consider linguistic “corruptions” are really preservations and innovations — as told to Caroline Taylor

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Read the November/December 2020 digital issue!

Read or download the latest digital-only issue of Caribbean Beat magazine!

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Embark, Food and Cuisine

A Christmas diary | Cookup Classic

Christmas presents can be a problem — but perhaps the solution is in your very own kitchen, Anu Lakhan discovers. This piece was originally published in Issue 70 (November/December 2004)

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Embark, Food and Cuisine

Nneka Nurse: cuisine beyond boundaries | Cookup

Jamaican-American Nneka Nurse has a mission: to introduce Caribbean cuisine to international foodies. She tells Franka Philip how and why it’s time to “elevate” Caribbean food

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Embark, Food and Cuisine, People, Trinidad and Tobago

Michelle Sohan: the accidental baker | Cookup

Baking wasn’t always a passion for Michelle Sohan — but this “accidental” career has won her international kudos

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