Tag: Eat Jamaican Month

Food Month Pot-pourri – Cuckoo For Coconuts!

History The word ‘coconut’ is derived from the Portuguese ‘coco,’ which means ‘grinning face,’ due to the fact that the three indentations (eyes) on the nut resemble the face of a monkey. According to the Encyclopedia of Jamaican Heritage, coconut trees

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Food Month Pot-pourri – 5 Fish Recipes

Feel like having fish for dinner this week? It’s Food Month, so how about trying something a little different from the traditional steamed or fried fish dishes? Here are five great recipes to try. Rainforest Seafood’s Jerk Marinated Salmon with

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Food Month Pot-pourri – The Gleaner’s Cookbooks

The Gleaner has been publishing Easter and Christmas cookbooks for a number of years, each filled with hearty recipes that evoke warm memories of moments spent in the kitchen with Mommy or Grandma or at the dinner table with the

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Food Month Pot-pourri – 5 ‘Fancy’ Vegetarian Recipes

The average Jamaican diet includes a lot of meat – chicken, pork, beef, mutton and more, so the thought of eating a meal with no ‘meat-kind’ holds no appeal to many of us. However, in this age of health conscious eating,

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Food Month Pot-pourri – Curry Explosion!

There is hardly anything Jamaicans love as much as curry. Traditional fare such as curried chicken and curried goat (mutton) are lunch or dinner staples in many cook shops, restaurants and homes. And even when these meats are not in

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6 Things You Need To Know Today – November 10, 2014

Housing Dilemma: Develop Solutions For Low-Income Earners – Former NHT Boss. More discussion is needed on the issue of providing proper housing for low-income earners, according to Earl Samuels, assistant general manager at the Jamaica National Building Society… Read more at

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5 Restaurant Week Tips

Restaurant Week is in full swing, with more than 75 of Jamaica’s best restaurants will offer specially selected three-course, fixed-price dinner menus and lunch time specials at significantly discounted prices. Restaurant Week spans three cities, Kingston, Montego Bay and Ocho Rios,

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Food Month Pot-pourri – Such A Jerk!

Last year this time during Food Month, we took you on a little tour around Jamaica, stopping at some of the most renowned jerk spots island-wide, including Boston, Scotchies and Faith’s Pen. The Gleaner has featured a number of jerk recipes over the

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Food Month Pot-pourri – The Versatile Breadfruit

Food Month 2014 is officially in full swing, and today, our first dip into the ‘Pot-pourri’ yielded the versatile breadfruit, aka ‘bresheh.’ Most Jamaicans are familiar with breadfruit when boiled, roasted or roasted and fried, but many probably don’t know

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Get Ready For diGJamaica’s Food Month Pot-pourri!

Can you believe it’s November already? It might seem like only a precursor to all the holiday excitement in December, but November is exciting in its own right, because it’s Food Month! Last year, we had a blast with our ’30

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