August holidays Part 1 – Pine drink

Pine Drink (Photo by Cynthia Nelson)

Hi Everyone,

The beginning of this school year will be no different from others. The first assignment many children will be given when they return to school on Monday will be to write an essay about their August holidays. Remember those days? The Scene was off on August holidays too, and even though my childhood days are behind me, I can write a few essays about Tastes Like Home’s August holidays’ happenings. There was nostalgia, learning and relearning how to cook certain things and trying a familiar ingredient in an unfamiliar way.

This week begins a five-part series on Tastes Like Home’s August Holidays. First up, Pine Drink…..


Soursop Custard Block

Hi Everyone, This is part 4 of the 5-part series on Tastes Like Home August Holidays.

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Fried eggs

Hi Everyone, This is part 3 of the 5-part series on Tastes Like Home August Holidays.

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Roast Breadfruit – August holidays part 2  

Hi Everyone, This is part two of the five-part series on Tastes Like Home August Holidays.

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Pumpkin Rice

There are times when you can’t be bothered with cooking vegetables and rice separately.

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De salt meat in de rice

Hi Everyone, Several years ago while standing in the cashier line at one of the supermarkets here in Barbados, a man (tourist) standing immediately behind me pointed to the small tray I had just put on the cash belt and asked what it was.

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