Tag: Jamaican food

#TwoWeeksOfChristmas: Christmas Dinner Menu – Part 2

What is the essence of a true Jamaican Christmas? Family, friends and nuff food! Indeed, it’s the time of year when we gather, often with several generations present, to talk, share and eat ourselves into oblivion. Whether you’re responsible for Christmas dinner

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#TwoWeeksOfChristmas: Christmas Dinner Menu – Part 1

What is the essence of a true Jamaican Christmas? Family, friends and nuff food! Indeed, it’s the time of year when we gather, often with several generations present, to talk, share and eat ourselves into oblivion. Whether you’re responsible for Christmas dinner

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The Tasty History Of Pan Chicken

Jamaicans love their pan chicken, whether it is from an established spot such as Red Hills Road in St Andrew, or a lone vendor strategically set up at a busy intersection. Wherever they are established, the pan chicken man (or woman) can almost

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The Jamaican Melting Pot – Out Of Many, One Cuisine

Out of many, one people. Our nation’s motto perfectly describes how peoples from several different continents and races have come together to create the culturally rich Jamaica we know and love today. About 90 per cent of the population is of African

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5 More ‘Jamaican’ Fruits And Their Origins

There are many fruits and vegetables that are so common around Jamaica that many of us just assume that they are native plants. However, many of our local favourites are not indigenous. This and every Thursday during Farmer’s Month, we

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Travel Tuesday – Must-See Places By Parish

As we continue our trek around Jamaica for Parish Pride month, we decided to check in at the hot spots in St Ann, St Catherine and Mary that we have featured in our Travel Tuesday series over the years. How many

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Should You Go Green With Your Diet?

In declaring April as Wellness Month, Governor General Sir Patrick Allen said more Jamaicans are recognising the importance of health and wellness and have improved lifestyle practices through good nutrition, exercise, rest, stress management, mental health and spirituality. This week,

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4 Popular ‘Jamaican’ Foods And Their Origins

There are many fruits and vegetables that are so common around Jamaica that many of us just assume that they are native plants. However, many of our local favourites are not indigenous. This and every Thursday during Farmer’s Month, we

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5 Popular ‘Jamaican’ Fruits And Their Origins

There are many fruits and vegetables that are so common around Jamaica that many of us just assume that they are native plants. However, many of our local favourites are not indigenous. This and every Thursday during Farmer’s Month, we

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Easter Recipe – Mango-Pimento Easter Bun

Ingredients 3oz margarine 1tbs guava jam 1 bottle stout, or other dark beer 1tsp vanilla 1/2 cup Red Label Wine 2tbs browning 1 medium egg, beaten 7oz dark brown sugar 15oz all-purpose flour 1tsp freshly grated nutmeg 1tsp freshly ground

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