At my Uncle’s funeral in May, in addition to talking about his kindness and generosity, many people had a lot to say about his cooking. That’s the magic of food, breaking bread. It brings people together. It’s why most of my fondest memories of my travels are centers around meals. It’s also why I’m so close to my Jamaican heritage. I often wonder would I feel as Jamaican, being born here in NYC if my family didn’t eat Jamaican food? If I didn’t crave escovich fish, fish tea or curry goat? I’ve always been proud to share my Jamaican culinary heritage with others. I even shared my mom’s stuffed red snapper on here before. So as the days are getting hotter in NYC, I thought I’d share a drink that’s been cooling me down, Jamaican sorrel. Now, this isn’t my Uncle Wayne’s exact recipe — we certainly freestyle a lot in our family, but this will definitely get you started. You definitely see this hibiscus drink a lot in the West Indies over the holidays, …
The Rockhouse Foundation tied with the property group is charity that has been transforming schools in and around Negril, Jamaica since 2004.
We might be home bound, but we still need those visual travel delights! Here’s a recent article I wrote on the US Virgin Island of St. Croix for Bleu magazine.
Multiculturalism applied to ethical fashion.
Some of the places on this list, I’ve been to myself, others are bucket destinations to me as well that I hope to get to in the next two years
Win a romantic trip to Verona this Valentine’s Day!
Llet’s head to Bolognas very own food temple FICO Eataly and do a crash course on some of our Italian faves on my latest installation on IGTV of Ny’s Eats!
Here’s my secret get away from those crowds while visiting Rome in my latest video of Far from the [Maddening] Crowds, Episode 2: Escape Rome & Spend an Afternoon Lakeside in Bracciano!
I love the mix of wools, leathers, cashmeres with lace, chiffon and bare skin from Bordeaux, to Bergamo to Brooklyn!
Here’s my dolce vita packing guide, featuring me in my new favorite skirt of the summer, my Tanya Taylor silk Flavia.