Lobster Season Opens
It is July 1st, 4am on Caye Caulker and I am up getting dressed and packing my camera gear to meet up with a local fisherman, Eloy Badillo. With everything ready, I am out the door and making my way
A Sweet Treat for May
Back in 2007 the first festival was founded originally as the Toledo Cacao Festival, with the idea of promoting this very unique district of Belize and the amazing cacao that grows here.
Rainy Days in Belize
It happens in the best of places. Tropical vacations are meant to be eternal sunshine and Caribbean breezes, so when those raindrops start falling, there’s bound to be a little disappointment. Belize’s rainy season runs from May to November, but
Mango Oatmeal Crumble Bars – Another Way to Savor the Belizean Fruit
Belize doesn’t have the typical seasons throughout the year. We have the standards: dry and rainy. Not to be outdone however, Belizeans categorize their year based on seasonal fruit - and if it’s one time of the year we look
Reaping the fruits of labor – The Sea Grape Tree
If you have visited any coastal areas of Belize be it on the mainland or on the Cayes, you will have come cross the Sea Grape Tree interspersed with Sea Almond and soaring Coconut Palms.
Queen Conch in Belize
As we discovered in a previous blog, everything is not always as it seems. Cashew nut is in fact a fruit and chocolate comes from a seed. This month we talk a little about one of Belize’s favorite foods, Conch;
Mango Season. Cashew Season. No, it’s Chocolate Season!
May and June see the start most Belizeans favorite season, mango season. After eight months of deprivation, these sweet beauties suddenly grace every market stall and roadside vendor in Belize. The countryside and city yards overflow with mangoes of every
Belize’s abundant cultural interaction makes for an incredible diversity of foods. As tourism has increased, so has the availability of international cuisine countrywide and whilst the mainstay of Belizean fare is undoubtedly stewed chicken, rice and beans served with plantain,
To Catch a Lobster!
Do you every wonder how that succulent juicy lobster tail arrived on your plate? Catching lobster is a little bit more complicated that catching a fish and involves a few more steps. We asked some local lobster fishermen to give
Christmas in Belize
Belize is a veritable melting pot of different races and cultures. At no time of the year is this more visible than at Christmas. Whilst the decorating of Christmas trees, lights and giving of presents is a countrywide occurrence, other