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A taste of Cayman culture

Everyone knows Taste of Cayman Food and Drink Festival is the largest and most delicious food festival in the Cayman Islands. As we approach our 31st year, we’re giving our revellers an opportunity to not only try the island’s best food and drink offerings, but also a chance to get to closer to the culture […]

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Taste of Cayman prepares to celebrate 30 years of food and drink

The Taste of Cayman Food and Drink Festival organisers are setting the stage for the largest festival yet, as the event prepares to celebrate its 30th anniversary with more features and activities than ever before. The festival, which is the Cayman Islands Tourism Association’s largest annual fundraiser, will be held Saturday, January 27, 2018 at […]

Taste of Cayman acts announced

To entertain the tasters at the annual Taste of Cayman Food & Drink Festival, which is celebrating its 30th year this month, international tribute performers Michael Jackson, Prince, Stevie Wonder and Journey will be taking the stage Organizers said the tribute acts would be accompanied by a lineup of local bands, including Lionfish and the […]

Cayman’s conch and whelk is back on the menu

November marked the opening of conch and whelk season in the Cayman Islands which is now in full swing and runs until the end of April. Shellfish-lovers can now help themselves to delicious queen conch and certain species of whelk legally from Cayman’s waters. The Cayman Islands Department of Environment established this set season to […]

A Winning Recipe

Every year, Taste of Cayman brings with it a number of hotly contested and hugely entertaining competitions, resulting in the winner receiving cash prizes as well as, more importantly, bragging rights for an entire year.   The annual Heavy Cake Competition is an opportunity to showcase a skill developed at the hands of multiple generations, […]

CITA celebrates 30 years of Taste of Cayman Food and Drink Festival

Early Bird tickets are now available online for Taste of Cayman Food and Drink Festival 2018 as the event celebrates its 30th anniversary.   The Cayman Islands’ biggest food festival will take place on Saturday, January 27th at the Festival Green, Camana Bay from 5pm until 11.45pm, featuring offerings from Cayman’s top restaurants and liquor […]

Spiced Pumpkin Raisin Cookies

Spiced Pumpkin Raisin Cookies

Ingredients: 1 cup all-purpose flour 2/3 cup old-fashioned oats 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon fine salt 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice 3/4 cup raw sugar, plus additional for sprinkling 1/2 cup canned pumpkin puree 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup raisins   Directions:   Position a rack […]

Raising a glass to Cayman Cocktail Week

Raising a glass to Cayman Cocktail Week

After a long week at work, there’s nothing better than catching up with your favorite people over some delicious drinks. With that in mind, here at Team Taste, we’re getting very excited for Cayman Cocktail Week, which (thankfully!) starts tonight!   Cayman Cocktail Week is a vibrant celebration of Cayman’s cocktail scene, playing host to […]

Our tasty guide to Restaurant Month 2017

Most people associate October with Halloween and all the spooky fun that comes with it, however, foodies have a reason to celebrate this month – the 5th annual CITA Restaurant Month.   Organised by Cayman Islands Tourism Association and proudly sponsored by Good Taste, participating restaurants have created delicious 3-course menus starting at just CI$15 for […]

Join us in celebrating 30 years of Taste of Cayman!

The countdown is on to Taste of Cayman 2018 on Saturday 27th January. With 30 years of Taste to celebrate, it’ll be even bigger and tastier than ever before!  Want to get a slice of the action? Opportunities are now available for sponsorship, vendor registration, and volunteering. Contact or give us a call on 623-6703 for more […]

A taste of La Bomboneria on World Chocolate day

July 7th 2017 hails as World Chocolate Day, and who better to talk to than one of Cayman’s finest chocolatiers, Denise Jerez of The Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort. Denise is based in Anchor & Den’s La Bomboneria, which (unsurprisingly) became an instant hit following 2015’s Taste of Cayman festival. The concept derives straight from […]


In Cayman, the modestly titled ‘King of fruits’ is everyone’s favourite in one way or another, with an abundance of variety and overall quantity, the possibilities are endless. A part of Cayman’s culture for decades, mangos here are prepared and consumed in a multitude of ways.

Taste of Cayman volunteers celebrated

Taste of Cayman volunteers celebrated

(CNS Local Life): Volunteers at this year’s Taste of Cayman Food and Drink Festival were recognised for their help by event organisers at a recent reception. In thanking the volunteers, Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) executive director Tiffany Dixon-Ebanks said, “With this being both one of CITA’s and the Cayman Islands’ largest events, we wouldn’t […]

Seven at the Ritz-Carlton receive $1000 cash prize for “Cayman’s Favourite Restaurant”

Seven at the Ritz-Carlton receive $1000 cash prize for “Cayman’s Favourite Restaurant”

Harry Lalli, CITA Immediate Past President and Chair of the Taste of Cayman committee, presented Pastry Chef Melissa Logan, of Seven at the Ritz-Carlton, with the $1,000 cash prize for earning the coveted title of Cayman’s Favourite Restaurant at this year’s festival. Seven served up their famous C4 Sundae: a warm brownie with chocolate fudge […]