Archive for the 'Caribbean Food' Category

Home-grown reggae the best – Chris Martin, Chronixx keep faith in Jamaican beat

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

Despite Jamaica’s popular music forms coming under increasing international competition from overseas artistes who have honed their skills in reggae and dancehall especially, two of the more prominent younger artistes are not feeling threatened. “I believe that the best form of reggae music and the best form of Jamaican music will always be in Jamaica,” [...]

Bringing the taste of Jamaica to Bury

Sunday, September 9th, 2012

CARIBBEAN food stall owner Thomas Benjamin has been selling his mouth-watering array of cakes and treats in Bury St Edmunds for more than 10 years.Thomas, who lives in Thetford, once made a living working for Thermos – making flasks and hot and cold food containers. But one day he woke up and decided he didn’t [...]

My Life In Food: Levi Roots

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

Roots first started selling his Reggae Reggae sauce in 1991 at the Notting Hill Carnival. Sixteen years later, after an investment from Dragon’s Den entrepreneurs Peter Jones and Richard Farleigh, it hit the shelves in Sainsbury’s. Since then, Roots has written six cookbooks, including his latest, Sweet (Conran Octopus £18.99). His proudest moment remains, however, [...]