First Two Pages of Article on Garifuna Food in November 2012 Issue (Issue #151) of SAVEUR Magazine. — Photo by Penny De Los Santos of Saveur Magazine
Copyright 2012 by Teofilo Colon Jr. (a.k.a. “Tio Teo” or “Teofilo Campeon”) All Rights Reserved.
New York, New York — Acclaimed Food, Wine and Gourmet Magazine SAVEUR Magazine has published a twelve page article on Garifuna Cuisine in their November 2012 Issue (Issue #151). As Americans prepare for the holiday season, where families get together and either hold ethnic, secular or religious observances over food and exchange gifts; this article may open eyes to the traditions and the story (as represented through food) of an ethnic group they most likely hadn’t heard of, that is, that of the Garifuna ethnic group.
London, United Kingdom: Below is an interview with UK Journalist Christopher Taylor about his new book, “The Black Carib Wars: Freedom, Survival, and The Making of The Garifuna”. While reading his mighty and worthy book, I couldn’t help but be curious about the inception of this book, as well as the research Mr. Taylor conducted while researching and finally writing this book. I suspect that his answers to my questions will at the least, intrique you. Brace yourselves…
London, United Kingdom — While we here in America are commemorating the anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, a document which declared independence from The Kingdom of Great Britain in 1776. London citizens are not only making final preparations for the 2012 Summer Olympics, but from that land comes the publication of a book covering a unique period in English / Caribbean relations in the 18th century. A period of time marked by resistance, struggle, tragedy and ultimately the dawning of a distinct ethnic group noted for their opposition to British Imperialism and Colonialism.