We are living in an unprecedented era of human history. The creation of the internet has made us more connected than ever before birthing a new digital society: social media. This has changed society as we know with new innovations that schools, businesses and cultural scholars are still trying to understand. However, today we are celebrating the unsung heroes of mankind. I’m speaking of the innovators who fuel our desires and heighten our senses in times of need. They give the people what they want. Ladies and gentlemen I’m talking about food bloggers! Food bloggers are using our shared universal human trait of self indulgence to happily torture us with food porn. I mean just look at this:
On a serious note, here at IslandTv we pride ourselves in the mission to share our culture,history and heritage with the world so we are sharing 3 eye candy-extreme foodie accounts across the social media landscape. Whether you are in search of dinner inspirations or just enjoy drooling over photos of diri ak sos pwa, there is definitely a food blogger for you. Here are 5 Caribbean bloggers you should be following right now !
What are your favorite Caribbean food bloggers ? Did we miss someone ? Please be sure to shout us out on Twitter and Instagram! #WeAreTheCaribbean #NouSeKarayib !
1. Lamise O
Haitian born and North Dakotan resident, Lamise is no beginner in food vlogging. This veteran has been posting cooking tutorials since 2013. She specializes in Haitian cuisine, a gastronomy rooted in West African, French, Spanish and Taino influences. Her videos are of high quality and her personable approach makes them easy to follow. She also has a second YouTube channel titled Lamise O Recette Creole, for her predominately Haitian Creole speaking audience. Our Favorite videos of hers are the Poission Gros Sel and the Haitian Macaroni Au Gratin tutorial. Be sure to follow her on YouTube Channel and Instagram.
2. Chris De La Rosa
Chris is an award winning cookbook author who posts every Tuesday on his YouTube Channel, caribbeanpot. He may have just tackled every Caribbean Island dish known to man. By all means we dare you to dive into his unique renditions of Caribbean cuisine as he shares his rich island flavors, roots and love of scotch bonnets with the world. If you’re looking for a daily laugh be sure to watch his daily Instagram highlights as he goes on his grocery adventures ! His website www.CaribbeanPot.com is a companion to his YouTube Chanel where he also posts detailed recipes.
3. Cynthia Ramsay
Do you remember this viral post ? That was Cynthia’s adorable little boy on their family’s recent trip to Haiti feasting on lobster, french fries and fried plantains . But did you know that Cynthia, though Canadian born, is an expert on Haitian food ? Her Instagram page is the literally example of #FoodPorn. Her eye candy aesthetic makes it so easy to lose track of time scrolling down her page.
She teases her audience with a picture of all the ingredients and like a magician captivates our minds for the grand finale that has as our mouths watering as we wait for the second post. Her Instagram highlights is were she goes in depth on explanations however, she quite responsive in the comments if you any questions ! Did you know that san bèf or fried up cow blood is a thing in certain parts of Haiti ? Me either but if Cynthia cooking it I’m gotta try it !