Daily Archives: August 22, 2020

Omnia Mors Aequat

Are all equal in death? On April 25, 2013, Al Arabiya English said the following: “Saying that death makes everyone equal is true, but not absolutely. It is true that there must be no aristocracy in death or pain, but … Continue reading

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Book Review: 70 Caribbean Recipes

70 Caribbean Recipes: Taste Sensations From The Tropics, by Rosamund Grant Is there a large enough market for food from the Caribbean as a whole, and can islands as diverse as Cuba, Jamaica, and St. Martin/San Maarten be considered as … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Tall History Of Sugar

A Tall History Of Sugar:  A Novel, by Curdella Forbes This book was not what I wanted or expected–I was hoping for a book that would have some sort of explanation about the nature of sugar in the Jamaican economy … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jerk From Jamaica

Jerk From Jamaica:  Barbecue Caribbean Style, by Helen Willinsky When one is reading a cookbook in hopes of gathering at least some familiarity for a nation’s cuisine that one hopes to taste a fair bit more of, one’s expectations are … Continue reading

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