Breadfruit Fish Cakes - Jamaican Recipes
An excellent method for preparing fish, it brings together some of the healthiest ingredients of the Jamaican kitchen. The nutritional benefits of fish are well-known, and breadfruit provides extra protein, carbs, and fiber along with important minerals like calcium and potassium.
Jamaican Breadfruit Muffin - Jamaican Recipes
In addition to being extremely tasty, this is one healthy muffin! Breadfruit offers a great source of soluble fiber, aids in the development of good cholesterol and is rich in Vitamin C, which is important in boosting the immune system.
Irish Moss Without Sugar & Milk - Jamaican Recipes
The traditional Irish Moss is usually sweetened with condense milk & sugar. For those watching calories and there sugar intake. Here is an alternative recipe. You can delicious Irish Moss drink without sugar & milk.
Cassava Toto - Jamaican Recipes
Cassava Toto is similar to Coconut Toto and includes many of the same ingredients. Toto (pronounced toeto) is a Jamaican traditional desert that is served at most family gatherings. It is a favorite of Jamaican at home and abroad. Toto is one of the easiest Jamaican dishes to cook.
Breadfruit Pudding - Jamaican Recipes
Enjoyed as a breakfast food since the late 18th century, breadfruit can also make a hearty pudding. Try our Breadfruit Pudding recipe that features cinnamon, coconut milk, and wine.
Jamaican Food Fight: Callaloo & Saltfish vs Pancakes & Eggs - Guess Who Won?
We asked our facebook fans
who would win a Jamaican food fight between Callaloo & Saltfish VS Pancakes & Eggs. Here are the results and what some of what our fans wrote. Feel free to add your own comments.
Jamaican Cow Foot Soup Recipe
The Jamaican Cow Soup is a favorite in Jamaica for Saturday soup. It is a hearty soup dish that features cow foot, carrots, pumpkin, cho cho (chayote squash), and yellow yam. Flour dumpling spinners are often added.
Jamaican Style Sweet Potato Casserole
Seasoned Jamaican Style sweet potatoes and cheese - a heavenly combination of flavors that provide the perfect side dish for many a savory main course.
Ackee & Saltfish Pizza
Jamaican Ackee & Saltfish makes a great topping for pizza. This healthy homemade pizza will be a hit with vegans (minus the saltfish). If you are willing to try something different, try our Ackee & Saltfish Pizza.
Carrot Salt Fish Fritters "Stamp and Go" - Jamaican Recipes
Try a new "spin" on one of the best traditional Jamaican appetizers. Carrot Salt Fish Fritters can also be eaten as part of an island breakfast. The original Jamaican "fast food," getting its name "stamp and go" from people stamping their feet to indicate their hurry and then taking it to eat on the run. These savory deep-fried treats are perfect for parties or snacking.
Sweet Potato Carrot Jam - Jamaican Recipes
While the sweet potato may not be the first ingredient to come to mind when making jam, this recipe will convince the most skeptical cook of its versatility. The mix of carrots, lime, and sweet potato is well-suited to jam.
Sweet Potato Fritters - Jamaican Recipes
Sweet Potato fritters are an easy recipe to make. It is a delicious way to use up your mashed sweet potatoes. They are a fabulous as an accompaniment to Jerk Chicken and a salad. Alone the sweet potato mixture provides a surprisingly tasty snacking experience. Check out our Sweet Potato Fritters recipe. Not to be missed!
Red Stripe Beef Stew - Jamaican Recipes
Are you a fan of a tender, savory beef stew? Adding a Jamaican Red Stripe beer will give your beef stew a deep, rich and slightly bitter flavor that will complement the sweetness of the other ingredients. Enjoy our Red Stripe Beef Stew recipe.
Simple Jerk Avocados Dip - Jamaican Recipes
The avocados dip originated in Mexico where it is called Guacamole. This simple recipe merges this famous Mexican dip with Jamaica's most famous sauce. Enjoy our Simple Jerk Avocados Dip.
Jamaican Callaloo & Saltfish makes a great topping for pizza. This healthy homemade pizza will be a hit with vegans (minus the saltfish. If you are willing to try something different, try our Callaloo & Saltfish Pizza.
Jackfruit Casserole Recipe
Jackfruit casserole is delicious and a great vegan main dish. The flavor of the jackfruit it is enhanced by the addition of mushroom soup and cheddar cheese in this special recipe. The jackfruit is a very healthy fruit. It is loaded with numerous vitamins & minerals which are shown to has cancer-fighting properties. When the fleshy part (the "bulb") is cooked it is similar in texture to chicken or crab meat.
Roast Yellow Yam Recipe
Yellow yam, is a staple food in Jamaica and is rumored to be the secret weapon to Jamaica's track and field success. It can be When roasted it is an ideal partner for callaloo or ackee.
Recipe: Breadfruit Fruit Cake
An appealing mixture of nutritious breadfruit and blended fruits, this cake is a sweet treat that also brings substantial and traditional Jamaican food values to the table. Fruit Cake (Black Cake) is especially popular amongst Jamaican and Caribbean people during Christmas time.
Jamaican Fried Boiled Yellow Yam Recipe
The boiled yellow yam is a Jamaican staple and is rumored to be the "fuel" for Jamaican sprinters. The fried boiled yam is a favorite of many Jamaicans and is typically cooked at the same time with fried boiled dumpling. The yellow yam has to be cooked first and left overnight before it is fried. Here is our recipe for fried boiled yellow yam.
Jamaican Black Sorrel Drink Recipe
The favorite Christmas beverage of Jamaicans is the delicious sorrel. Many of you may know red sorrel but did you know there is black sorrel too? Using black sorrel you have the option to give your some color and surprise your guests. Create sorrel in your favorite colors this Christmas season.
Nothing says Caribbean cuisine like the spiky and creamy soursop fruit, and this no-bake cheesecake is as easy to make as it is delicious to eat.
Sweet & Sour Fish - Chinese food “Jamaican Style”
The Jamaican motto "Out of Many One People" can also be modified for our cuisine to "Out of many one pot". The Chinese came to Jamaica in the mid-19th century as migrant workers. The Chinese influence on Jamaican cooking can be found in many of our cuisines. There is nothing like Chinese food “Jamaican Style”. Try our Sweet and Sour fish recipe.
Jamaican Chicken Foot Soup
Jamaican Chicken Foot Soup is a traditional Saturday soup enjoyed by all. This is quick one-pot meal features pumpkins, carrots, yellow yam, Irish potatoes, cho cho and more. It is a quick and easy recipe to to follow. Feel free to let us know the outcome of the recipe.
Otaheite Apple Drink
Also known as the Malay rose apple or the mountain apple, this juicy red fruit has many uses. One of the best is this drink that mixes the apple with ginger and lime juice. The Otaheite Apple tree grows well in Jamaica, ensuring a ready supply of fruit for use in this summery beverage.
Fried Boiled Dumplings - Recipe
The boiled dumpling is a Jamaican staple and is eaten almost daily. It is said that no "true" Jamaican meal is complete without it. The fried boiled dumpling is special. The dumpling has to be boiled first and left overnight before it is fried. The anticipation of frying your boiled dumplings the next day seem to add to the taste that some describe as "fun".
Recipe: Hibiscus Iced Tea
Hibiscus Tea is a "herbal tea" that can be consumed both hot and cold. It is not to be confused with Jamaican sorrell even though many say it tastes like it. Here is our Hibiscus Tea recipe.
Roti is a type of bread popular in South Asia as well as the Caribbean. Similar in appearance to a Mexican tortilla, it is made with wheat flour and no leavening. In Jamaica roti is often eaten with a filling of curry goat or curry chicken.
Yellow Yam Pizza
The use of mashed yellow yam as the base for pizza toppings is a great idea, and so much healthier than regular pizza dough. Sliced frankfurters and salami provide the perfect topping ingredients.
Stinking Toe Juice
"Stinking Toe" is so called because the seedpods of the plant look like fat toes. They are also said to have an odor like smelly feet. Despite its name, it is delicious, with a sweet pulp. It is often used by practitioners of folk medicine to relieve headache pain and rheumatism.
Jamaican Egg Custard Recipe
Do you remember having egg custard? This is a classic Jamaican desert after dinner or at dinner parties. Egg custard could be served any time of day. It is easy to make with a short prep time. Here is our Jamaican Egg Custard recipe.
Jamaican Chicken Patty
The Jamaican patty comes in many varieties of fillings including chicken. Here is our Jamaican chicken patty recipe for our chicken lovers. The Jamaican patty is a pastry that contains a variety of tasty filling. The Jamaican patty can be eaten as a full meal or snack. It is often pair with coco bread as a part of a full meal.
Jamaican Sweet Potato Stew - Vegetarian Recipe
This stew offers a true mix of Jamaica's food traditions, using scotch bonnet peppers, pumpkin, red peas, coconut milk, thyme, scallions, and tomatoes. Vegetarians will love this stew. This meatless dish can be made as a main courses for vegetable-based meals.
Old Time Jamaican Chocolate Tea - "Chahklit tea"
Using the traditional chocolate ball with cinnamon, this tea offers a true taste of Jamaica. For those who are not familiar with "Old Time Chocolate Tea" this is Jamaican style regular hot chocolate. In Jamaican patois
it is called "Chahklit tea"
Red Herring (Pick Up) - Recipe
Red Herring is favorite in Jamaica. This dish is done similar to "pick up salt fish
". It is called "pick up" because the red herring used in the dish is torn into small pieces after the bones have been removed - perfect for "picking up" with your fingers. Frying the fish pieces with onions, hot peppers, and ketchup (optional) gives just the right combination of salt and heat.