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.

Lasting choice

Whenever I am buying shoes, I try to remember the wise words from the Guyanese proverb: ‘When yah like play cheap yah does pay dare,’ that my Godmother always preached to me.

‘Days like Dese’ back on television

GEMS Theatre Productions presents a new half an hour sitcom “Days Like Dese,” a family-oriented comedy that surrounds the Rupauls, a middle-class Guyanese family.

Rabina Shivraj: Taking cake making to a different level

Put to task at the age of just ten to help to create the family’s Christmas cake propelled Rabina Shivraj into a world of baking and decoration and today she has learnt the art of hooking her customers, first with her creativity and secondly with the taste of her creations.

Cynthia Dookie crowned new Miss Global International Guyana

After a year of flaunting the Miss Global International Guyana crown and doing Guyana proud at the international leg by becoming the first runner and copping six awards, Poonam Singh handed over her crown to 23-year-old old stunner, Cynthia Dookie, the new queen, two Fridays ago at a simple coronation held at the Pegasus Hotel.

Keeping promises

Three-Mustard Mango Sauce

Hi Everyone, Have you had your fill of mangoes yet? Me? Almost. Next week I am going in to preservation mode – pureeing the pulp and freezing in half cup portions for use later in the year.

Fearless happiness

Just as prom pictures were about to dominate my Facebook timeline for the next two weeks or so, they were quickly dwarfed by the stories and photos of the recently averted Republic Bank robbery and the Camp Street jailhouse fire respectively.

‘Art of War’ clash for GFC Ground

Mackeson and Empire Media Inc are set to host what they describe as the highly anticipated Art of War 2017 on Saturday, July 22 at GFC ground, Bourda.

Hundreds enjoyed Festa Junina

Last Saturday brought the curtains down on the annual Festa Junina celebrations at the Brazil-Guyana Cultural Centre, which saw its largest crowd ever: more than 1,000 persons in attendance.

Amrit Rivas

Speaking through his lens

Professional photographer Amrit Rivas only found his new passion a short few years ago but his work is fast attracting attention.