Where the Mediterranean meets the Caribbean

Ten of us gathered for a late afternoon brunch at a friend’s house in West Bay, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands. Brunch is a BIG thing on the island and it’s the day most people look forward to. Some head out to expensive and posh hotels to drink expensive champagne which has been spoiled with orange juice. And others … like the Italians, meet with friends, inside their homes.

We sip beautiful earthy reds from the Mediterranean mountains of Sardinia and dine on locally, fresh caught Cayman lobster. This is where the Mediterranean meets the Caribbean.

ImageLife is pretty exceptional when you mix two worlds.

What are your Sunday traditions?

About Jennifer Avventura

Canadian Freelance writer living in Sardinia, Italy. A serial expat who has lived in Australia, England and Cayman Islands. She eats Nutella with a spoon and hides under the bed during lightning storms. When she's not out running 6k you will find her sitting at the computer - writing her novel and searching for worldwide waitress work.
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18 Responses to Where the Mediterranean meets the Caribbean

  1. thirdeyemom says:

    Mmmmmm making me hungry!

  2. That looks so good! Jennifer do you have a post that explains how you got from Sardinia to the Caymans. I am afraid I have missed this story along the way

  3. It doesn’t matter what mine are I like yours better 🙂

  4. Looks fabulous. We venture out for brunch here occasionally but nothing beats a fresh bagel, a chai latte and the New York Times 😉 However I could definitely get used to brunching in the Cayman Islands 😉

  5. Paul says:

    Brunch in Canada: Panedda cheese, Pita bread, Cannonau e per digestivo, MIRTO!!!!!

  6. Rosemarie Kleinberg says:

    What could be better than combining two beautiful places and their wine and seafood! Looks great!
    The Sard/American

  7. colonialist says:

    Temptation complete and utter!

  8. aj vosse says:

    Red wine and lobster? Perfect!! 😉

    Reminds me of a good Cape tradition… pinotage and crayfish!! That’s Cape, South Africa… 😛

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