“We cannot afford to mortgage our palettes to foreign producers” – Freundel Stuart
The Barbadian Prime Minister made this remark at the opening of the recently concluded annual local Agricultural Festival (AGROFEST).
Tomorrow is Mashramani and apart from the main event – the parade of costumes and bands in various parts of the country – the number one activity that many will be participating in is some form of picnic.
Hi Everyone, Taken for granted though indispensable for many meals, plainly cooked-rice is content and secure in its supportive role. Although rarely viewed as an equal contributor to a meal – because of its physical appearance or taste – many stews, curries, sauces, gravies and cooked vegetables would become like people that get all dressed up to go to parties but never get asked to dance.
Fact: food is expensive.
Fact: we are spending more and getting very little for the dollar.
Fact: smaller quantities and higher prices mean we have to buy larger amounts of food to feed our families and ourselves.