“Choco-Fabulous” Tops The Cookie Field

by Lucy Gellman | Jan 30, 2017 8:17 am

Lucy Gellman Photo Walking up to a large round table, Thomas Edwards took a tiny plastic cup into his hands, sniffed its contents, and lifted it to his mouth, dumping a chip-studded triangle of cookie into its yawning hole. He chewed. He licked his lips. His eyes grew slightly larger.

Yep, he proclaimed. This—the Choco-Fabulous Cookie from an area chef—was the clear winner of the afternoon.

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Ackee, No Saltfish

by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 27, 2017 1:08 pm | Comments (5)

Markeshia Ricks Photo Inside New Haven’s newest Caribbean restaurant, Qulen Wright sautéd the brightly red and yellow peppers, onions and garlic to create the base for Jamaica’s national dish, ackee and saltfish — except there would be no saltfish.

“I’m the vegan cook,” Wright said. “So I can make it without the fish.”

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