The Little Lucian Cooking School

Enjoy authentic caribbean cooking classes in St Lucia. Fun, friendly and interactive. Authentic food Wow! Covid 19 you have us on hold!! What are you waiting for?

Offering authentic, authentic and more authentic! Caribbean Cooking class in a Beautiful Saint Lucian Creole Park and working farm….this is the foodie tour! Classes are mid-week usually Wednesday or Thursday 10 am to 1 pm…lunch included! Please fill out the Contact Form and we will tell you what’s cooking on what days! This 3 hour adventure in a Saint Lucian Creole Park includes breakfast, lunch,

Operating as usual

Photos from SCUBA ST LUCIA's post 18/04/2021

The beautiful waters of Saint Lucia.


Jamaican Jokes

If your funeral procession ain't LIT like this, did you even exist????


Deep Look • PBS

Oh man.

Seen up close, the anatomy of a mosquito bite is terrifying. The most dangerous animal in the world uses six needle-like mouthparts to saw into our skin, tap a blood vessel and sometimes leave a dangerous parting gift.


Because not everyone can make it to St Lucia. We began The Little Lucian...on Tour. Our next showcase is 7 Secret Ingredients for Caribbean Cooking in British Columbia Canada.
Let me know if you would like to bring ‘The Little Lucian...on Tour’ to your next event or gathering.


Sweet St.lucia

The Little Lucian...on Tour will highlight the traditional Coal Pots of St Lucia. Part of creating flavour in food.

Irene Alphonse makes traditional Coalpots in Choiseul, St. Lucia

Irene Alphonse raises her pickaxe, cutting chunks of brown clay from the hill beside her Choiseul home. In the shade of a lean-to studio, she beats and hand-forms the clay into round-bottomed canawí — the Creole word for cooking pots — and flaring coal pots, which are the vessels of St. Lucia’s one-pot cuisine.
Near Vieux Fort, Mary Magdaline Nelson chops wood to make fuel. “Red mangrove makes the strongest, longest-burning charcoal,’’ says the 69-year old, who is raising 10 children on her own, and who learned charcoal-making from her mother. Nelson’s precisely angled cuts allow the plants to regenerate. She’s been sustainably reusing this mangrove forest for 52 years.

Although St. Lucians enjoy modern conveniences as we do, charcoal-fired coal pots are as ubiquitous in their homes as barbecue grills are in ours. So are one-pot meals, handed down from generations of West Africans, Caribs, and Amerindians.


My favorite color!

Are you of the madness today? 🌴

Who else will be spending their time on the beach rather than in lines in the shops?


Hurricane Maria St. Lucia: Projected Track & Forecast

Once again we brace ourselves for another hurricane! St. Lucia is already shutting down as it prepares for Hurricane Maria. Here's a look at the latest forecast for the Caribbean island.


Carnival is part of the Summer Festival going on right now!


St. Lucia Carnival | Saint Lucia Tourist Board | Saint Lucia

Come to Saint Lucia in July!! Dance with the island people. It's Carnival Time! Caribbean BlueBook is your ultimate vacation guide to the Caribbean, providing information on hotels, restaurants, events & more!


Sandals Launches New St. Lucia Project

Wow! Another Sandals in Saint Lucia!!
Must be a wonderful island 💕 The company held a launch event this weekend for the new Sandals LaSource Saint Lucia, which will be the fourth Sandals property in St. Lucia.


This pear-shaped fruit grows a Cashew nut out the end!! One nut per pomme. Amazing!!

The luscious Cashew Pomme (apple) dangles her pear-shaped fruit throughout the Caribbean islands. The medium sized fruit is delicious and nutritious. It provides essential minerals and a high concentration of vitamin C (5 X that of oranges. The fleshy Pomme is prized for its juice that is slightly astringent; is made into sauces, dessert stews and puddings, and candied for preservation.
Did you know?
Only one single Cashew nut grows at the bottom of the pomme, shaped like a hook. In a future post Chef Herbert will show you how to dry and roast the Cashew nuts over an open fire. The juice is harvested and enjoyed fresh or made into wine locally. The pommes begin decaying almost immediately after the fruit is harvested and are usually left on the ground as fodder for pigs and cattle.
Recent research indicates that the juice might help to burn body fat in people. I wish all food came with a natural fat balancer! Think about it…put the calories in and take them out all in one fruit!
Come down to Saint Lucia, meet Chef Herbert and the team at The Little Lucian Cooking School, enjoy the authentic environment, do some cooking, prepare delicious food, spend time with great locals. Whether it is the season for Cashew Pomme or not come and try whatever we are cooking. You might find yourself asking for more!


Travel Saint Lucia

Come. Join us in St Lucia. Saint Lucia is now offering rocking summer discounts on everything! From hotel room rates, to tours and attractions, restaurants and spa treatments. It's time to explore all this beautiful island has to offer!

Hike the Tet Paul Nature Trail or the astounding Piton Mountains, feel refreshed beneath the Toraille and Latille Waterfalls, rejuvenate in the Sulphur Springs Mud Bath and be wowed by the Caribbean's only drive-through volcano. Find your inner child in the Splash Island Water Park and zipline through the rainforest.

There's still so much more to experience - biking, botanical gardens, Pigeon Island Historical Landmark, chocolate plantations...


Little Lucian Country Kitchen

Check out this video about The Little Lucian Cooking School by The Visitor Channel

Produced by MediaSolutions for - The Visitor Channel


7 Secret Ingredients for Caribbean Cooking


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The Little Lucian Cooking School Authentic Caribbean Cooking

Come and join us for authentic Caribbean food

Authentic cooking classes on the island of Saint Lucia at The Little Lucian Cooking School


Chastanet Told: ‘Don’t Let Them In Here’ - St. Lucia News From The Voice St. Lucia

How do you feel about Dolphins 🐬 in captivity? Here is what they told Prime Minister of Saint Lucia: APPROACHES are being made to the government to reject a proposal for the establishment of a dolphin facility on the island as a tourist attraction...


Travel Channel

So many amazing places to stay in Saint Lucia.

You won't believe the views from the rooms at this St. Lucia resort.


The Little Lucian Cooking School's cover photo


A Gastro-Tourist's Guide To 6 Can’t Miss Caribbean Islands

So glad that the bounty of St Lucia was mentioned in this Gastro-Tourist's Guide! Come and see how chocolate is made at The Little Lucian Cooking School when you visit our 'can't miss' island. We're hungry just thinking about these amazing island favorites.


Learn to Cook the authentic Caribbean way!


Travel Insider

This resort has 24 infinity pools with ocean views.


Prince Harry enjoying the life in Saint Lucia!

of the The Royal Family poses for the camera with the majestic in the background.

Thank You for visiting our island Your Royal Highness!

Photo courtesy: Coco Palm in St Lucia's Rodney Bay Village


Click here to support Save The Lucian Cooking School by Jo-Anne Schultz

Hello friends. Please watch this video about The Little Lucian Cooking School, a project of love I have been involved with since 2012. Along with our dear friends, Herbert Evans and Matilda Matthew, we built this sustainable tourism product from scratch with intentions of the benefits and livelihood to go to our St Lucian friends. Here is an opportunity to support a wonderful 4 generation family that was nearly wiped out by Hurricane Matthew. Like me maybe you have never given to a campaign like is your chance. It even involves coming to St Lucian to help rebuild, if you are interested.
Please watch the video, read the story and please join me in Saving The Little Lucian Cooking School. The Little Lucian Cooking School is more than a family business. Because of shared vision and dedication, has become a humble sustainable tourism product on the Caribbean island of Saint Lucia. The multi-generation venture has changed one family's lives, the island guests they entertain and bring...


Splash Island Water Park St. Lucia

Cool. I love 'Ninja Warrior' type events!! One more cool thing to do in St Lucia. That's a great day when you add Splash Island to your cooking class with us. You would end your day at our most beautiful Reduit Bay beach. Watch the sunset at one of the beach bars while chatting with locals and other travellers. It would be a spectacular day!!

One of our lifeguards, "Pro", straps on the and demonstrates the Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course for the Individual Time Trial portion of the competition. Sign up for 2016 at :)


Sweet St.lucia

Creole Bread...what a wonderful tradition. Soon you will see an authentic Creole oven operating at The Little Lucian Cooking School. We'll keep you posted!

Zeb's Bakery Laborie, St. Lucia - Creole Bread baking in a wood burning stone oven.

Local Bread Another Thing That's Sweet About St.lucia


32nd Jounen Kwéyòl 2016 – host venues announced - St. Lucia Times News

Join us this October for a celebration of authentic Creole food. Celebrations take place all month long...we are waiting for you to join us! We'll show and make with you the recipes, techniques and heart behind the food. PRESS RELEASE:-Preparations for St. Lucia’s biggest cultural festival are in an advanced stage. Under the direction of the Folk Research Centre (FRC), the


St.lucia Carnival Excitement - Sweet St.lucia - Travel Deals Vacation Videos Resort and Hotel Information

It's Carnival Time!! Saint Lucia carnival showcases a rich display of our culture and pays homage to our islands African and catholic heritage. This cultural festival was once used to mark the end of the lantern season but was pushed to July because of the competition with Trinidad and Tobago’s Carnival. There are a num...


Make your own Spiced Coconut Cake at home or cook like we do at The Little Lucian!! Authentic..for sure!

Spiced Coconut Cake
3 cups All-purpose flour
1 1/2 to 2 cups Brown sugar
1 1/2 cups Freshly grated coconut or one bag if purchased
1/4 c for sprinkling on top
3 tsp Baking powder
1 tsp Baking soda
1/2 tsp Allspice (optional)
1 T Ground Nutmeg, 2+ T fresh grated
3 T Cinnamon
1/2 tsp Salt
2 Eggs, well beaten
2 cups Coconut Milk (1 can)
1/2 cup Butter, melted or coconut oil
1 tsp Vanilla Extract
1/4 c St Lucia or any coconut rum(too delicious to be optional lol)
Sprinkle 1/4 c of shredded coconut on top and allow to brown.

Preheat oven to 350 F
In a large bowl mix together all dry ingredients.
Beat eggs and coconut milk together and add melted butter/coconut oil.
Add vanilla and rum .
Add above liquid to bowl with dry ingredients mix until blended. Don't over stir or you will have a heavy tough cake. Place batter in a greased oblong baking dish or use parchment paper(about 13″ x 8″) Bake for 1 hour or until cooked in center.
Cool and slice or cut into squares.


Dam repairs prompt relocation of Cranbrook’s painted turtles | TMTV BCTV KOOTENAYS NEWS

We are doing all we can to preserve Turtles and their habitat even way up here in Canada where I live!! Together we can make a difference! Chef Jo-Anne co-founder of The Little Lucian Cooking School. Dam repairs prompt relocation of Cranbrook’s painted turtles June 24, 2016 Idlewild Lake’s colourful painted turtles are being moved to another nearby lake in advance of dam repair work later this summer. (Featured Photo: Leigh Anne Isaac/VAST) It’s moving day in Cranbrook — if you’re a...


Caribbean running out of coconuts

We need to practice and support sustainable food practices so future generations have access to the health benefits of coconuts. The whole of the banana industry was interrupted by careless and unsustainable practices. The Caribbean is not able to meet the growing global demand for coconut products, especially water - a situation not likely to be resolved any time soon.Stakeholders in the regional industry, who met in Jamaica last Thursday and Friday, noted that...


St Lucia Vacation

This is a fantastic video from one of our guests last summer about their beautiful trip to St. Lucia. The Little Lucian is featured with our beloved chef Herbert. Thank you so much for coming! This is "St Lucia May" by on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

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