cooks

I like seeing a chef this way-  swimming in the water drinking a beer with his dog. He is in his element, at ease and enjoying life.  All too often,...

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In Hopkins there is a chef…

Remember when you were eight years-old? I do. I am keenly aware of the freedom that is being “eight”, as I watch my daughter, Ellie. I am ...

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The hammock and breeze

Calbert Santiago is a winner. Yes, he has won the Taste of Belize two times, showcasing his inventiveness with Mayan/Belizean-meets-haute-cuisine tech...

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Calbert has a full plate

“You add the pork fat.  Let me show you.  It’s my secret weapon.”  Ada Vargas went back to the kitchen and brought out a seatbelt length of p...

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More meat than you can eat

Groups of guests fill the Black Orchid Hall ready to eat full plates of stew chicken and rice-and-beans. The smell of the coconut rice and savory spic...

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The orchid on the river