48 Pages Of Delicious Jamaican Recipes For The Holidays

CookbookIt’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas and that means parties, get-togethers, family reunions and more. What do all these occasions call for? Food, and lots of it! diGJamaica has you covered again this year with The Gleaner‘s Christmas Cookbook 2013, bursting with more than 50 scrumptious recipes to take you through the holiday season.

Make your traditional favourites or be bold and try something new. But remember,  when selecting ingredients, try as much as possible to Eat Jamaican by purchasing local produce and local brands.

Here are the individual recipes for easy browsing:


Christmas Colada Toast

Grace Frankfurter Delight

Grace Sweet and Sour Viennas

Spicy Roasted Excelsior Crackers and Dried Fruits Mix


Chicken Salad in Pineapple Shells

Okra and Tomato Salad

Shrimp Macaroni Salad

NuPak Classic Macaroni Salad

Creamy Sardine Casserole

Maggi Chicken Pasta Bake

5-Minute Spicy Meat Glazed Balls


Steamed Rich Fruit Cake

Cornmeal Fruit Cake

Easy, Traditional Christmas Cake

Santa Sundae

Ice Cream Sandwiches

Peanut Butter Christmas Mice

Benjamins Carrot Corn Delight

Christmas Cookies by JF Mills

Eat Hearty Christmas Cake

Sorrel Cheesecake

Cranberry-Thyme Cheesecake

Nescafé Coffee Chocolate Cake

Rum Cake by JF Mills

Sorrel Fruitcake

Red Velvet by JF Mills

Benjamins Christmas Cake


Country Pride Ham with Grace Sweet n Spicy Hot Pepper Sauce

Ginger Chili Citrus Salmon

Jamaican Roasted Chicken with Honey

Lily’s Curried Goat

Lily’s Country-Style Ham

Sorrel Pineapple Glazed Pork Chops

Tropical Chicken Surprise

Tangy Honey-Glazed Ham

Pot-Roasted Beef

Roasted Vegetable and Chicken Pot Pie

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Baked Fish Fillet in Orange Zest Sauce

Lily’s Baked Trout (Corvina) Fillet

Herb Roasted Chicken


Simple Jamaican Rum Punch

Nescafé Au Lait Frappé

Shot Put


Giant 75 Chicken Stuffing

Crunchy Rosemary Slaw

Miracle Pasta and Vegetable Medley

Sorrel Chutney

Gungo Peas and Rice

Lily’s Solomon Gundy

Sweet Potato Stew

Easy Dinner Rolls

Yellow Yam Pizza

What’s your favourite Jamaican Christmas dish? We’d love to hear in the comments below or Facebook or Twitter.