Category: Recipes

jerk salmon with asparagus

Jerk Salmon Recipe

Quick and easy to prepare, this jerk salmon recipe has become one of my favorite go to meals. It’s also a great option when entertaining guests. 5 ingredients and about 30 minutes is all you need to prepare this delicious entree. Serve Jerk Salmon with rice & peas  and steamed veggies or add your favorite sides […]

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Chef Sian’s Irish Moss Drink Recipe

This Irish moss drink recipe is a tasty, rich, nutrition packed Jamaican beverage that can be flavored with peanut, vanilla. or enjoyed as is.  To make this Irish moss drink recipe, boil Irish Moss to make a thick liquid called carrageenan. The liquid is then strained  and  cooled before it is blended with milk, sweet […]

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Green banana porridge

Green Banana Porridge Recipe

Cornmeal, oatmeal, peanut, banana porridge, it doesn’t matter which one. I love porridge. At home or on the road porridge features heavily on Jamaican breakfast menus. For some a bowl or mug of this sweet, warm, nutritious goodness with a couple slices of buttered hardough bread or a few crackers is all it takes to get […]

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Green Banana Dumplings Recipe

Is Green Banana dumpling a Jamaican/ Caribbean food? Maybe it’s a ‘country ting’ a description reserved for things found only in the Jamaican countryside. I have no idea. All I know is that one of my favourite relative would make such a delicious meal of brown stewed fish with green banana dumplings that I would request […]

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Green Bananas, A Favorite Caribbean Staple

Bananas have the distinction of being both a fruit and a vegetable. Green bananas are considered a vegetable. In Caribbean cuisine green bananas are used to make a variety of dishes including salads, pies, porridge, and dumpling. They can also be ground into flour. Or you can simply boil and eat them as is. Boiled green bananas are […]

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Saltfish Fritters Recipe (Stamp n’ Go)

Following is a recipe for my version of Saltfish Fritters or Stamp n’ Go as we Jamaicans call it. I like fresh colorful ingredients in my dishes, the multi colored peppers and added herbs are not mandatory. All you really need for a tasty batch of  authentic Caribbean fritters are saltfish, onion or scallion, thyme […]

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steam fish w crackers

Steamed Fish Recipe (Jamaican Style)

Over the years I have developed a special appreciation for Steamed Fish. Maybe it’s because I’ve become somewhat of a pescatarian. Maybe, it’s because there is something special about Jamaican style steamed fish. Whatever the reason; I know that am just one of the millions of steamed fish lovers roaming around. And if you’re a […]

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