The Racine Journal-Times Sunday Bulletin from Racine, Wisconsin on January 14, 1962 · Page 23
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January 14, 1962

The Racine Journal-Times Sunday Bulletin from Racine, Wisconsin · Page 23

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Joiirneys to Pleasure ... Adventures in Caribbean Fooc By Frances Koltun One of the Caribbean's most delightfuPexperiences is the sweet or hot or fragrant food that comes from the mingling of native and colonial traditions— as evocative as the sound of the steel drums. The same traveler who searches out the best rillettes in the French chateau country, or eats octopus by the waterfront of a Sicilian town, neglects the wonderful and unusual food specialties on the Caribbean islands. At dinner, pass up the steak and potatoes at your large hotel for something more adventurous—or, while your husband is. on the golf course (his tastes may be more conservative than yours), scout up a real island lunch. You may come back with some fine new pages for your recipe book—and some original, successful dishes for parties and parties to come. If you're planning a trip to one of the islands this winter, here, then are some gastronomic delights to look for, sometimes on your hotel menu, most times in tiny restaurants. Exotic Foods In Puerto Rico, where Spanish colonial architecture A typical Caribbean buffet luncheon as served at a Jamaica hotel. Africans, East Indians, and Chinese, all of whom have something to contribute to the island's gastronomy. Almond Chicken Arima, one of our favorite dishes, has Chinese echoes: bejSides the chicken and almonds (al- rises from the narrow streets I ways a wonderful combina- of San Juan's old quarter andition) there are water chest- calls mushrooms and rice diri et djondjon, which could accompany lobster flaming with mellow Haitian Barbancourt rum. The French influence gives Haiti some of the most delicate and interesting food in the Caribbean. We re- Squeeze lime over papaya— in fact, over everything that takes lemon juice at home. While you're on the sunny Casual Sweater Appropriate for Parties NEW YORK—(NEA)—Not all parties call for ruffles and elaborate hairdos. A party at the home of a friend more often calls for a simple wool dress or a soft, pretty sweater and matching skirt in white. Aside from being toasty warm, the new sweaters offer real dazzle. One hooded cardigan has a detachable hood! of lace with the lace repeated on the sweater in appliques.; Angora is back in fashion favor. The white angora sweater is the nearest thing to the softness of a snowfall. And in this day of co-ordinates, it's easy to blend or match a skirt to a sweater, j Such sweaters aren't con-j fined, of course, to such evenings. With the lace hood removed, the cardigan can; go places daytimes, too. The dazzling clip or earrings you'd wear at night can be' replaced next day by tailored gold. The classic cardigan set is, this winter, anything but classic in styling. A straight, chic little jacket tops a sleeve-^ less sweater. Together, they make a great team. And the will not have even one convulsion. But should your child experience such an attack, call your doctor at once and co-operate with him as soon as he can take over. Keep calm during the at­ tack and afterward. A convulsion is not a disease, it is an outward sign of a disturbance in the brain waves. (A sudden high fever is a common cause.) As children grow older and the brain matures. RACINE SUNDAY BTnL,LETfN Jan. 14, 1962 Sec. 2, Page 7 they tend to outgrow the attacks, even though we still don't know why this is so. islands, you'll find much ofIsleeveless sweater can appear the flavor of the Caribbean is in its food—and long after !your return. alone now and again next summer. This is something to think about in terms of Caribbean dish- member snails in garlic sauceies, besides literally spicingja good buy. Jacket, too, can that transported us, gastro-up your kitchen, will help to carry on in the warm months. from hilly outlying towns, ""ts and bamboo shoots.jnomically, straight to Paris. |bring back pleasant memories food, too, is a modification of ;^"''0 "g For breakfast, or while of your trip. other delicacies. In the Spanish. At La Malior-JTrinidad, also, try shrimps iniyQ ^,j.g jyij^g ^^.j (^jji-il^l^g^j^ quina in San Juan, you mightitomato and ginger, sweet and, have arroz con nollo a hiah-sour pork, and two West In-, nave arroz con poiio, a nign ^.„„:u„„ „p„s ^nd rice weird fruits which color the ]y seasoned dish built around aian standbys, peas ana r'^e ^.^^ this:with salted meat, and calla-i'anascape. Jy chicken and rice; with try platanos amarillos, plan-j loo soup, something tains cooked in butter andlJamaican pepperpot. RECORD CONTRIBUTION NEW YORK—(^) — A rec- afternoonr—eat the evening; seasoned with sugar and nutmeg. One wonderful Puerto,;"" the early Rican dessert, served withlthe catch in great flourish, flambe with:boiled, fried, baked, hot rum (we automatically 'Stuffed. The fish is tender, order anything flaming for'with a texture something like the sheer pageantry of it) is'that of filet of sole. Before casuela, a sort of custard you get on to your flying made from squash and sweet f'sh, have some of the Bajan potatoes. Another evening, rich crab soup, which ------ line the market ord $2.5 billion was contrib- likeistalls, and turn up in island uted to 47 Protestant and songs. The sweet chirimoya Eastern Orthodox commun- ^ is called, because of its con-ions during 1960, according to the flying-fish return to shore I sistency, the custard apple;ithe latest report of the Na- 'the sweetsop is also some-tional Council of Churches' what custardy; the rose apple Department of Stewardship In Barbados, you can watch or'tastes, indeed, like the flower, and Benevolence. Stay 'Calm' During Convulsion Attack Convulsions in infancy and; early childhood, though ter-| rifying to parents, are usually not serious or dangerous in themselves, according to Dr. Byron B. Oberst and Fletcher D. Slater. Children do not die or suffocate in seizures. Most children, they state, you could have a fine Span-;t'ny ish paella, which includesjeggs practically everything edible;; chicken, fish, lobster, shrimp, clams, and assorted vegetables. Jamaica's fiery soups are a meal unto themselves, and after one trip you'll never be able to serve Mr. Lipton's gentle noodle soup without extensive embellishment. Pep­ perpot soup, as explosive as it sounds, combines beef, salt pork, and spinach with a number of vegetables and spices. Pumpkin soup eviscerates the usual jack o' lantern, adds to it onions, chicken broth, and whipped cream; red pea soup comes from kidney beans seasoned with salt pork or a ham bone. 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