Caribbean Milkshakes are Meals Unto Themselves

Liz Grossman

One of the best ways to get a meal-in-a-glass and cool down in the islands is with thick milkshakes spiked with fruit, baking spices or seaweed. In Jamaica, Irish moss is a thick drink comprised of linseed, sea moss and isinglass (a thickening agent) that’s boiled and strained before being mixed with nutmeg, cinnamon, vanilla, sugar and evaporated milk. “In Jamaica, we drink it for lunch,” says Terry Perrin...