Never mind the fact that this decadent cacao tea is packed with heart healthy flavonoids. My favorite part of drinking a cup of rich Cacao tea is the crunchy little bits of cocoa nut that settles in the bottom of the cup. I am uncertain if other Caribbean islands prepare the cacao/ chocolate the same […]
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.
Saltfish fritters appear in several Caribbean cultures. There are subtle differences across each culture but the main ingredients are the same. All you really need for a tasty batch of authentic Caribbean fritters are saltfish, onion or scallion, thyme and a little bit of hot pepper. I like fresh colorful ingredients in my dishes so
Brown Stew Chicken also called Chicken fricassee, is a traditional Jamaican dish that can be found at almost every Jamaican restaurant on the island and abroad. To make authentic Jamaican- style brown stew chicken, preseasoned chicken is fried until brown and then cooked down with fresh herbs and veggies to make a thick rich gravy.
I cannot recall attending a Caribbean celebration where Curry Goat was not on the menu. Curry is popular the world over and goat meat is especially popular with people of African descent. When the two are combined you get one of the Caribbean’s most popular dishes. Curry goat is thought to have originated in Jamaica,