I've always loved tamarind, and even as an adult, I still suck on tamarind from time to time. Tamarind balls, which most likely came to Jamaica with Indian indentured labourers in the 19th century, is another popular sweet now considered a national candy. Tamarind balls are made by kneading tamarind pulp and sugar and forming them into balls left to air dry Read more →


Herbs and spices are the basis of the seasonings and condiments that complement and enhance our food in the kitchen or at the table. Spices are grown all over the world, and can truly change the taste of foods. The subtle aroma of herbs, whether fresh or dried, develops a distinctive but delicate flavour in food Read more →