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Crop Over 2017: 1Love Concert Review

Q the Cruzan Foodie - August 21, 2017
1Love Concert

Fete Rating (On a scale of 1-5): 5 My rating for the 1Love Concert is based primarily on the fact that two of the biggest soca artists were on stage TOGETHER! Machel Montano and Bunji Garlin were the headliners for this remarkable concert experience and it was as fantastic of a performance as one would expect! We went with the VIP ticket, which included a …

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Crop Over 2017: Lush Cooler Party

Q the Cruzan Foodie - August 15, 2017
Barbados Crop Over Festival 2K17

Fete Rating (On a scale of 1-5) 4.5 Lush Cooler Party is a guaranteed great time! I highly recommend this cooler fete to anyone coming to Barbados for Crop Over Festival. Tickets are easy to secure with a simple submission request form. Once you’re approved, tickets are paid through a third party payment service with a minimal processing fee. Lush got a knock on their …

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#FoodieFriday – Ham Cutter in Barbados

Q the Cruzan Foodie - August 11, 2017
Ham Cutter in Barbados

Another #FoodieFriday is upon us and we’re diving into a ham cutter in Barbados! I just came back from the island’s Crop Over Festival and I made sure to indulge in some of their best foodie delicacies! Enter the juiciest, tastiest “sandwich” I’ve had the pleasure of biting into – a ham cutter in Barbados. A Barbados cutter is basically a sandwich but 100 times …

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#FoodieFriday – Breadfruit

Q the Cruzan Foodie - July 28, 2017
Breadfruit

This week’s #FoodieFriday is all about a fruit – breadfruit that is! Its starchy, potato-like consistency is high in protein and is rich in nutrients & vitamins. The question most often asked about this green-scaled beauty is whether or not it is really a fruit. Yes, the word ‘fruit’ is in the name but it’s not eaten like a typical fruit. For a long time, …

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#FoodieFriday – Pates

Q the Cruzan Foodie - July 21, 2017
Pate Close-Up Enlarged

#FoodieFriday is here again and this week, let’s sink our teeth into the warm folds of a pate (pronounced Pah Tay)! You have not lived a full life until you have enjoyed eating a saltfish, beef or veggie pate with a passion fruit juice to wash it all down. I’m literally salivating as I type these words… Don’t confuse Virgin Islands pate with Jamaican patties …

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#FoodieFriday: A Taste of Sweet Vermouth

Q the Cruzan Foodie - July 14, 2017
Sweet Vermouth

This week’s #FoodieFriday feature is sweet vermouth in Seville, Spain! Yep, I’m taking you 3,784 miles away from St. Croix all the way to the Andalusian region of Spain to Seville (also pronounced ‘Sevilla’ by locals)! Did you know that Spain once had ownership of St. Croix? Christopher Columbus made landfall on the island in 1493. There he and his men encountered the Caribs, Arawaks …

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