Jamaica Food is what the country is, a mélange of cultures and people that have lived here and that have made what today is called Jamaica.
One great country with great people that are always happy no matter what happens.
Jamaica Tropical Fruit
Their food is a combination of the aborigines, the Spanish, the British, African, Chinese and Hindu. All of them have lived or conquered Jamaica at some point in history and have left their inalienable mark in their culture and food.
There are also many ingredients that are native to Jamaica besides a great variety of tropical fruits and vegetables, lots of fish and seafood cached on the tropical waters surrounding the island, and chicken, meat, pork and more.
Jerk Chicken is the # 1 Jamaica Food
The Jamaican Curry Goat is one of the examples of Jamaica Food
Popular Jamaican dishes Curry Goat
You can serve these with eggs, fish, callaloo, ackee, or meat or corned beef hash.
Rice and Peas Jamaican Style
Jerk Pork or Jerk any meat is undisputed Jamaican
Jerk is a style of cooking native
to Jamaica in which meats are dry rubbed or wet marinated with a very hot spice
mixture called Jamaican jerk spice.
Jerk seasoning is traditionally applied to pork and chicken. Modern recipes also apply jerk spice mixes to fish, shrimp, shellfish, beef, sausage, and tofu.
Jerk seasoning principally relies upon two items: pimento and Scotch bonnet peppers that are among the hottest peppers. Other ingredients include cloves, cinnamon, scallions, nutmeg, thyme, garlic, salt, and pepper.
The Ackee grows only in Jamaica
Ackee and Saltfish is a national dish
This is the national dish with Ackee, which is a fruit not grown anywhere else in the world, only in Jamicia.
Jamaica Steamed cabbage
Jamaica Christmas Pudding
If you noticed I did not mention any quantities or preparation instructions for those dishes. They were presented just for the purpose of inform my readers that will come to Jamaica to enjoy its beaches, what to expect.
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