Archive for 'Culinary'

Signature Cocktail Recipe in Celebration of National Tequila Day

Signature Cocktail Recipe in Celebration of National Tequila Day

Sure, the cocktail recipe that immediately comes to mind when we are thinking about tequila is the Margarita. However, for National Tequila Day in the British Virgin Islands we are going to celebrate with a fantastically [...]

Cocktail Recipe to Celebrate National Daiquiri Day

Cocktail Recipe to Celebrate National Daiquiri Day

Before the days of slushy machines and sugar-laden smoothies, there was a far more refined and polished cocktail recipe. In tribute of the Cuban heritage of the daiquiri, we explored traditional Caribbean recipes that put the [...]

Things to Do in the British Virgin Islands: Rum Distillery Tours

Things to Do in the British Virgin Islands: Rum Distillery Tours

Since the early days of pirates and sugar plantations, rum has been the go-to drink of the Caribbean. While the number of distilleries have dwindled since the 1700′s, there are still few great historical and active [...]

Best Recipe for Caribbean Baked Crab

Best Recipe for Caribbean Baked Crab

The Caribbean Choice vote for best baked crab has been cast and, in true island style, this recipe is flavorful and carefree.  This fresh dish is perfect for a light lunch on the yacht or as [...]

Caribbean Cookout: Jerk Chicken

Caribbean Cookout: Jerk Chicken

It’s dinner time in BVI, which means it’s time to fire up the grill! Jerk chicken is a traditional spice and cooking method from our neighboring  island, Jamaica. Because Jerk marinade uses Scotch Bonnet peppers, which [...]

Places to eat in the Virgin Gorda: Fat Virgin

Places to eat in the Virgin Gorda: Fat Virgin

It’s lunchtime and you want to be outside soaking up the sun, sipping on an island cocktail and eating local cuisine. The Fat Virgin located in the North Sound and a neighbor to Biras Creek,  is the perfect place [...]

Best Island Cocktail Recipes for Summer

Best Island Cocktail Recipes for Summer

Picture this: Beach, sun, vacation, no stress, no problems. All you need is a drink in your hand. When you’re on vacation there is nothing better than an ice cold island cocktail. And, with all the [...]

Caribbean Recipe: Conch coconut chowder recipe

Caribbean Recipe: Conch coconut chowder recipe

  Conch is a staple ingredient in most Caribbean cuisine. We’ve talked about our favorite conch fritters and conch salad recipes and thought we’d save this conch coconut chowder recipe for an island storm.  Remember these [...]

DATE NIGHT IDEAS: Wine and Cheese Beach Picnic

DATE NIGHT IDEAS: Wine and Cheese Beach Picnic

So you’re probably thinking, we came to the Caribbean, isn’t that enough? While the trip itself is an amazing opportunity to rekindle the love and flame of any relationship, you can never go wrong with a [...]

Caribbean Recipe: Conch Salad

Caribbean Recipe: Conch Salad

If you’ve ever traveled anywhere in the Caribbean we are certain that you have seen the islands’ staple food, conch. A few ways in which you can enjoy conch are; deep fried as a conch fritter, [...]