Simple Jamaican Easter Spice Bun - Jamaican Recipes
The Jamaican Spice Bun is eaten year-round however it is a must with cheese have during the Easter season. The Tastee Jamaican cheese
is the most popular brand eaten with Easter Spice Buns by Jamaicans. This combination is a tradition in the Jamaican culture and is delicious. Here is a simple Jamaican Easter Spice Bun recipe by our regular contributor Andrea Shaw Nevins.
Callaloo Seasoned Rice - Jamaican Recipes
Are you ready to breakaway from the traditional
way of cooking Callaloo? The leafy vegetable, Callaloo (amaranth), is a popular Caribbean dish and has it's orgins in West Africa. It is served in different ways across the Caribbean. In Jamaica it is typically cooked with cod fish (salfish)
. Callaloo Seasoned Rice takes a Jamaican favorite and adds a new spin to make a one pot meal. It can also be used as a great side dish.
Beef Patties with Habanero Mango Coulis - Jamaican Recipes
Do you love Jamaican Beef Patties and want to try something different? Try this Beef Patties with Habanero Mango Coulis recipe, by contributing writer Chef Nel.
Jamaican Papaya Drink - Jamaican Recipes
In Jamaica the papayas is called “pawpaw”. Many say the Jamaican papayas, like our Blue Mountain coffee, has a unique in taste. Papayas are a good source of folate, vitamin A, Vitamin C, magnesium, copper, pantothenic acid and fiber. It is also low in calories and makes a refreshing drink. Here is our Jamaican Papayas Drink.
Sorrel Fruit Cake - Jamaican Recipes
During the Christmas season many Jamaican households make sorrel drink
. Did you know the sorrel pulp left from making the sorrel drink can be re-used. "Waste not, want not" is an old adage used by many Jamaicans and applies to this recipe. Here is an ingenious way to use the sorrel pulp to make a Sorrel Fruit Cake.
Breadfruit Smoothie - Jamaican Recipes
In Jamaica breadfruit is typically served roasted, fried or boiled, but it can also make a great smoothie. With a little Jamaican white rum and a mix of spices for an exotic flavor this smoothie will have you clamoring for more! Here is our Breadfruit Smoothie recipe.
Roast Jerk Fish - Jamaican Recipes
Jamaican Roast Jerk Fish is one of the most delicious and simple ways to cook fish. The cavity of the fish is stuffed with seasonings, including Jamaican Jerk sauce to concentrate the flavors inside. The fish meat is tender and juicy. You can serve Roast Jerk Fish with your favorite Jamaican sides dishes, but it is so good it will go with just about anything
Green Plantain Cookies
Jamaicans love plantains. In the Caribbean plantains are mainly boiled or fried but are versatile enough to be used in cookies . Our green plantain cookies are a tropical treat topped with cherries for a colorful accent.
Sugar Cane Juice - Jamaican Recipes
Sugar cane peeled is eaten as a popular a snack in Jamaica. Many Jamaicans also crush peeled sugar cane to make a refreshing drink. Enjoy our Sugar Cane Juice recipe.
Cashew Fruit Juice - Jamaican Recipes
The Cashew Fruit is used by many in Jamaica to make a refreshing drink, that tastes like a cross between a mango and orange. Also known as Cashew Apple the fruit has more vitamin C than an orange. Enjoy our Cashew Fruit Juice recipe.
Jamaican Rice Porridge - Jamaican Recipes
Rice porridge a simple dish that is commonly made around the world. The Jamaican version of rice porridge is different as it adds spices, sweeteners and is much thicker. Enjoy our Jamaican rice porridge recipe.
Jamaican Style Shirley Temple
A non-alcoholic drink the uses strawberry syrup to provide its distinctive red color and Jamaican ginger beer to give it "punch". Maraschino cherries and orange wedges complete its sweet goodness.
Jamaican Chicken Pumpkin Soup - Jamaican Recipes
Jamaican Chicken Pumpkin 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.
Jamaican Chinese Style Stir-Fried Chicken with Bok Choy - Jamaican Recipes
This Jamaican Chinese Style Stir-Fried Chicken with Bok Choy recipe highlights the fusion of Jamaican and Chinese cultures. This easy-to-make recipe is perfect for those days when you need to a quick meal. This is one-pan meal is sure to please all.
Dasheen Pudding - Jamaican Recipes
The dasheen, also known as coco, is most often used in Jamaica and Caribbean soups. The nutty flavor of the dasheen is perfectly blended with coconut and fruit for a tasty pudding dessert. Dasheen is often called coco, even though coco is a slightly smaller relative of the dasheen. This ancient tuber is actually called taro and was known to have been part of the Roman diet in ancient times.
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.