Belize Icon Paul Nabor Passes Away

Dorian's Angels

- 04-01-2014 -

El Fogon Café Is Perking Up San Pedro

El Fogon Café Is Perking Up San Pedro

Authentic Belizean Cuisine is what comes to mind when one hears – El Fogon! This restaurant is known for serving up rich local food that is packed with flavors typical of homemade Belizean food. The Ambergris Today staff has been invited to indulge in the deliciousness of all the good food they serve for both lunch and dinner. (Click Here to read the Lunch Review and Dinner Review) This time the Angels came back to El Fogon Restaurant as we were invited to check out yet another new section to...

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Restaurant Review

- 08-09-2013 -

Chef Jennie Staines Raises the Bar at Elvi’s Kitchen

Chef Jennie Staines of Elvi's Kitchen Creates Culinary Masterpieces in Belize

She keeps outdoing herself and coming up with new and fantastic dishes which have now placed Elvi’s Kitchen on top, as one of the leading restaurants in the country. Chef Jennie Staines, daughter of Ms. Elvi Staines, has also cemented her position as one of the top chefs in the country and is well known for her cooking skills and creativity with seafood and local Latin American ingredients. Jennie received training regionally and in the USA concentrating on Maya cooking. Growing up watching her...

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Room Service

- 12-30-2010 - 3 comments

It’s a Slice of Heaven in Paradise – Victoria House

It’s a slice of Heaven in Paradise – Victoria House

by Dorian Nuñez It’s a slice of Heaven in Paradise – Victoria House, a long-standing island resort on Ambergris Caye that has come to establish itself as a prestigious resort on the island. To my excitement, Ambergris Today was invited to enjoy an overnight stay at the famous resort where I had always visited on lazy Sunday afternoons with my friends – sipping on Bailey’s Coladas at the Admiral Nelson Bar, strolling on their white sandy beaches and enjoying a dip in the sea off their dock. As...

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Editorial Blog

- 10-20-2014 -

Was Belize in the Right to Deny Ebola Health Worker Entry into Country?

Was Belize in the Right to Deny Ebola Health Worker Entry into Country?

Government of Belize Explains Decision on Cruise Ship Passenger and Imposes Travel Restrictions for West Africa – The Government of Belize took a decision on Thursday, October 16, 2014, not to facilitate a request from the US State Department to evacuate two passengers from a Carnival Cruise ship that docked in Belize that same morning. The main passenger of concern is an employee of the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital who was listed as low risk for Ebola by the Center for Disease Control (...

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What's Up Today, Gerry?

- 09-02-2014 -

Moho Chocolate Factory - From the Bean to Chocolate Bar Tour

A Tour of Moho Chocolate Factory and their operations in Belize

This week’s blog post took me to Moho Chocolate Factory and Cafe in Belize City, where I hung out with some of the most talented chocolatiers in the business. They showcased to me how their chocolate made from organic cacao is produced and taken from the bean straight to the bar. Moho Chocolate was established in January 2012 and is a producer of one of the highest quality chocolates made in Belize. All of the cacao used is sourced from Maya Mountain Cacao which is located in the pristine...

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What's Cooking Belize

- 09-17-2014 -

Fried Jacks, a Belizean Breakfast Favorite

Fried Jacks, a Belizean Breakfast Favorite

Besides rice and beans with stew chicken, there can’t be anything more Belizean than Fried Jacks, or as we say in Belize ‘Fryjacks’.  Therefore on your visits to Belize, you’ve got to ask for these at your favorite deli or restaurant so that when you return home you can proudly announce, “I had the Belizean breakfast.” Ingredients1 Cup Flour2 tbsp. of Lard 1 tbsp. of Baking Soda1 tsp. of Salt1/4 Cup Butter (half stick)1 Cup of Water Directions Step 1Get all your ingredients ready! Step...

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