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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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Taste of the Caribbean Recap – USVI National Culinary Team Brings Home the Gold

Q the Cruzan Foodie - July 28, 2014
USVI Team With Gold Medals for Caribbean National Team

When most people think about Caribbean cuisine, the phrases “fine food” or “gourmet dining” rarely comes to mind. The Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association’s Taste of the Caribbean Culinary Competition takes that old adage and flips it squarely on its head. The 2014 Taste of the Caribbean Culinary Competition took place June 30th – July 2nd at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Miami, FL and …

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2014 USVI National Culinary Team: Danika Joseph

Q the Cruzan Foodie - June 27, 2014
Danika Joseph

Meet 22-year-old Danika Joseph, Junior Chef on this year’s USVI National Culinary Team participating in the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Taste of the Caribbean Culinary Competition in Miami, FL this weekend! With no formal training, this young lady has come quite a way in proving that becoming a chef is possible through hard work, dedication, great mentors & one-of-a-kind opportunities. Five years of experience …

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2014 Taste of the Caribbean Culinary Competition

Q the Cruzan Foodie - June 25, 2014

There’s no better way to experience the culinary greatness of the Caribbean than the 2014 Taste of the Caribbean culinary competition taking place June 30th – July 2nd at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Miami, FL sponsored by the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association (CHTA). Over 10 teams from the Caribbean will compete in a hot food/culinary team competition, bartending competition and a pastry competition …

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