Jamaican Food From An Editor's Travels (Page 8)


Meeting "The Juicy Chef"

One afternoon I visited food columnist Jacqui Sinclair at her home in Kingston. The goal of Jacqui’s column, “The Juicy Chef,” is to inspire Jamaicans to cook more healthfully. “Everyone has the right to good, clean, healthy food, but right now, the cost of healthier foods can be prohibitive to the average Jamaican,” she said, noting that obesity, diabetes and heart disease are increasingly common on the island. “I try to create recipes that can be easily made with pantry items and inexpensive fruits and vegetables that are in season. If people can’t afford to go out, I still want them to be able to create an interesting meal at home.”

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