Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Banana Bread

Ingredients for Jamaican Banana Bread 4 overly riped bananas 2 cups flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1/4 cup butter 3 eggs 1/4 cup sugar Pinch of salt 1 tsp vanilla 1 tsp almond 1 cup milk plain or coconut (optional raisins optional Method to Prepare Jamaican Banana Bread Lightly mix all … Continue reading Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Banana Bread

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Recipe of the Day: The Jamaican Pineapple

The Jamaican Pineapple The Jamaican pineapple is indigenous to South America mainly Brazil and Paraguay.  The Tainos Indians who were originally from South America brought the pineapple to Jamaica and the rest of the Caribbean. They were the first foreigners to arrive in Jamaica which happened before long before Christopher Columbus was born. About The … Continue reading Recipe of the Day: The Jamaican Pineapple

Treasures of Colombia: Buñuelos or Colombian Fry Dumpling (Colombian Street Food)

Today, we will savor a taste of The Buñuelo. It is a  Fried Dough Ball or a Colombian Traditional Christmas Snack .  According to Wikipedia, "In 711, the Islāmic Arab and Moors of Berber descent in Northern Africa, crossed the Strait of Gibraltar to the Iberian Peninsula and conquered Iberia (Medieval Spain) and ruled for eight … Continue reading Treasures of Colombia: Buñuelos or Colombian Fry Dumpling (Colombian Street Food)

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Treasures of Colombia: Colombian Arroz Ranchero (Colombian Street Food)

Hungry and tyad and need a one-pot meal? Try the Colombian Arroz Ranchero which is similar to the Jamaican Seasoned Rice. This famous comfort food is also eaten on special occasions and is said to originate in Mexico. However, here in Colombia, each region has its own version of this diverse dish;, plus it is … Continue reading Treasures of Colombia: Colombian Arroz Ranchero (Colombian Street Food)

Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Coffee Cake

Hmmm!!! There is nothing like some well brewed Jamaican coffee, but when that coffee is used to make a delicacy, it is even better.

Today we give you a great Jamaican Coffee Cake recipe that makes the perfect snack.

Jamaican Coffee Cake Ingredients

For 1 people

  1. 2 tablespoon(s) peanuts, chopped
  2. 3 tablespoon(s) Margarine, melted
  3. 2 tablespoon(s) sugar
  4. 1 cup(s) sugar
  5. 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla
  6. 3 cup(s) all purpose flour
  7. 1/2 teaspoon(s) cinnamon powder
  8. 1 medium egg
  9.  INGREDIENTS FOR TOPPING:
  10. 1 tablespoon(s) baking powder
  11. 1/2 cup(s) breadcrumbs or cornflakes
  12. 1 cup(s) milk
  13. 2 tablespoon(s) Margarine, melted
  14. 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt

Jamaican Coffee Cake Directions

Combine flour, baking powder, salt and sugar, mix well and set aside.

Combine egg, milk, melted Margarine (which was allowed to cool) and vanilla; mix well.

Make a well in the center of the flour mixture and pour in the liquid mixture. Mix quickly and lightly.

Scrape the batter into a lightly greased baking tin.

Combine all the ingredients for the topping and mix well. Sprinkle topping evenly over the surface of the batter.

Bake for 45-50 minutes or until a skewer inserted, comes out clean.

SERVE NOTE: This cake is perfect for a coffee break.
Yield:  12-14 slices.

Enjoy

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JamaFo (Jamaican Food)

Hmmm!!! There is nothing like some well brewed Jamaican coffee, but when that coffee is used to make a delicacy, it is even better. Today we give you a great Coffee Cake recipe that makes the perfect snack. Check it out below.

Ingredients

For 1 people ()

Recipe

  • 2 tablespoon(s) peanuts, chopped
  • 3 tablespoon(s) Margarine, melted
  • 2 tablespoon(s) sugar
  • 1 cup(s) sugar
  • 1 teaspoon(s) vanilla
  • 3 cup(s) all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) cinnamon powder
  • 1 medium egg
  •  INGREDIENTS FOR TOPPING:
  • 1 tablespoon(s) baking powder
  • 1/2 cup(s) breadcrumbs or cornflakes
  • 1 cup(s) milk
  • 2 tablespoon(s) Margarine, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon(s) salt

Jamaican Coffee Cake Directions

Combine flour, baking powder, salt and sugar, mix well and set aside.

Combine egg, milk, melted Margarine (which was allowed to cool) and vanilla; mix well.

Make a well in the center of the flour mixture and pour in the liquid mixture. Mix quickly and lightly.

Scrape the batter into a lightly greased baking tin.

Combine all…

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Treasures of Colombia: Colombian Amarillo A La Monseñor (Colombian Fish Dish)

No one can deny that the fish dish is a favorite, no matter where you are. Seafood is mostly good for you. In Colombia, we have a variety of options and today, we will sample the Amarillo a la Monseñor or Elevated Steam Fish. COLOMBIAN AMARILLO A LA MONSEÑOR - COLOMBIAN FISH DISH By: Stacey Ann Smith In … Continue reading Treasures of Colombia: Colombian Amarillo A La Monseñor (Colombian Fish Dish)

Treasures of Colombia: Colombian Pollo Asado (Colombian Street Food)

It is time to sample some Colombian Pollo Asado (Roast Chicken), or as we know it in Jamaica, Jamaican Jerk Chicken. Chicken may possibly be the most consumed meat of all time and in Colombia, it´s no different; the Pollo Asado - Roast Chicken is eaten every day. Treasures of Colombia: Colombian Pollo Asado (Colombian … Continue reading Treasures of Colombia: Colombian Pollo Asado (Colombian Street Food)

Jamaican Recipe of the Day: Tropical Fruit Punch

The spring and summer seasons are made to be enjoyed, by sipping long cool drinks.

We will be sweating like bulls not far from now, getting all dehydrated and looking for quick solutions to relieve out discomfort.

Today we give you a refreshing Jamaican Tropical Punch recipe to do just that when the time comes.

Check it out below.

INGREDIENTS Tropical Fruit Punch

For 4 people

  1. 1 cup Mango Juice
  2. 1 cup Carrot Juice
  3. 1 packet Lemonade Drink Mix
  4. 1 cup Guava Juice
  5. 4 cup(s) water
  6. 1 bottle ginger ale
  7. 1 cup Pineapple Juice

DIRECTIONS Tropical Fruit Punch

Mix one packet of Lemonade with 4 cups water.

Add all other ingredients to the lemonade and mix well.

To Serve: Serve Chilled.

ENJOY

Reblogged from ReCaFo.

JamaFo (Jamaican Food)

The spring and summer seasons are upon us, thankfully the dreadful winter is gone, for the rest of this year at least. We will be sweating like bulls not far from now, getting all dehydrated and looking for quick solutions to relieve out discomfort. Today we give you a refreshing recipe to do just that when the time comes. Check it out below.

Ingredients

For 4 people ()

Recipe

  • 1 cup Mango Juice
  • 1 cup Carrot Juice
  • 1 packet Lemonade Drink Mix
  • 1 cup Guava Juice
  • 4 cup(s) water
  • 1 bottle ginger ale
  • 1 cup Pineapple Juice

Directions

Mix one packet of Lemonade with 4 cups water.

Add all other ingredients to the lemonade and mix well.

To Serve: Serve Chilled.

ENJOY

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Treasures of Colombia: Cocada Rellena (Colombian Street Food)

Today, we will explore a new treasure of Colombia, Cocada Rellena, or Coconut Drops as it is known in Jamaica. There are many controversies, hullabaloo, and disagreements about the origin of this “sweet tooth” snack. In the Eighteenth Century, Mexican researchers argued that the Cocada was originated in Mexico. In contrast, Antonio de Alcedo in … Continue reading Treasures of Colombia: Cocada Rellena (Colombian Street Food)