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Ackee & Saltfish Recipe

ackee & saltfish

Ackee & Saltfish just might be my favorite food. I’m not saying that just because it happens to be the national food of my birthland, Jamaica.  I love Ackee and saltfish with rice, dumpling, food, roast breadfruit, hardough bread, whatever it’s served with I’m eating. Ackee which hails from West Africa has a creamy texture …

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Fish Tea Recipe, Jamaican Fish Soup

Fish tea, as we Jamaicans call it, is unlike most other Caribbean soups. Fish Tea is a light refreshing soup that has a thin broth, a few root vegetables, fresh herbs and fish. Most other Caribbean soups have a thick stew-like consistency. Use any whole fish or fish filet to prepare this refreshingly delicious soup. …

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Mannish Water – Goat Soup Recipe

If I had to choose a favorite soup, mannish water would undoubtedly be the one. Not for the faint of heart. The main ingredients in this reputed aphrodisiac are goat’s head, tripe and testicles. Yes! You read that correctly. A male goat is required to make authentic Jamaican mannish water. If you’re not an adventurous …

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Steamed Cabbage (Vegetables) Recipe

steamed cabbage

Never mind that steamed cabbage is packed full of essential nutrients like calcium and vitamin C or that it only has 11 itty bitty calories. Before you add butter and salt and such. Obviously. Even then, a helping of steamed cabbage is a flavor-filled nutrition powerhouse. Stir in Caribbean favorites like salt fish or canned …

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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 I am just one of the millions of steamed fish lovers roaming around. And if you’re …

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