Jamaican cooking in Westbury
Bringing the rich vibrant culture of Jamaica to American audiences is a goal of Westbury businessman Patrick Payne. To that end, Payne, who is also an adjunct professor and philanthropist, is offering The Jamaican Christmas Special on Saturday, Dec. 19, an all-day event to be held at Westbury High School. The program begins at noon with a traditional Jamaican gift and cultural expo and a Jamaican holiday cooking workshop, culminating in a concert at 7 p.m.
To learn more about this event and the cuisine of Jamaica, I visited Payne at the Westbury home where he and his family have lived for 13 years. His neighbor, Daphney Maylor, a retired pediatrician who has lived in Westbury for 38 years, joined us. [Read more…]