If Ackee & Saltfish is Jamaica’s national dish then fried dumplings ought to be our national side dish. Fried dumplings and festivals (a sweet fried cornmeal dumpling) are commonly served alongside so many entrees it might be easier to list the ones that it doesn’t accompany.
Is Green Banana dumpling a Jamaican or a Caribbean food? I’m not quite sure. Maybe it’s a ‘country ting’ a description reserved for things found only in the Jamaican countryside. I have no idea. What I do know is that one of my favorite relatives would make such a delicious meal of brown stewed fish with
Just about every culture’s cuisine around the globe includes at least 1 variety of dumplings. This is especially true for Caribbean cultures. In the Caribbean, we fry, boil and roast various dumpling concoctions of innumerable varieties. I can still remember the time many many years ago when I dared to make soup without dumplings. My