Botanical Roots: Why you should eat nutmeg

Nutmeg is a popular spice that comes from the seed of the evergreen nutmeg tree, scientifically classified as Myristica fragrans.  The tree is native to the Maluku or ...

December 18, 2019

Botanical Roots: Why you should eat limes

Limes are a citrus fruit often used to accent flavours in foods. They are a frequently-used ingredient in Caribbean,  Mexican, Vietnamese and Thai cuisine. They are grown year-round in tr...

November 13, 2019

Head back to school like a boss!

Summer has ended and the new school term has begun, so don’t be caught off-guard. Check out these seven tips on how you can start the new school year off right! Put your best foot forward - Make...

September 10, 2019

Botanical Roots: Why you should eat breadfruit

Breadfruit is a staple in most Caribbean diets. It is enjoyed roasted, boiled and fried in Jamaica with a variety of meals. The fruit tree was brought to the region by British Captain, William...

September 10, 2019

Botanical Roots: Why you should eat sweetsop

The sweetsop, also known as sugar-apple or chermoyas, are native to the West Indies and South America. Soft and chewy with a hard exterior, the fruit is considered a delicacy and is rated highly am...

July 23, 2019