Jamaican Lifestyle: I am not my hair, or am I?

Today’s generation of women are so conscious of how they look, their hair and love to follow all the fashion trends. This is not only applicable to what they wear but with their hair as well. There are many hair magazines on the market that have a high readership because of this. One such hair … Continue reading Jamaican Lifestyle: I am not my hair, or am I?

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JAMAICAN FOOD / RECIPES: GOLDEN PORK CHOPS

Jamaican Food / Recipes: Golden Pork Chops

Reblogged Jamaican Pork is a really tasty and flavorful meat for those who eat it. It is not as diverse as chicken but still can be prepared in many different ways. Today we give you a sumptuous Jamaican Pork Chops recipe for your summer cookouts. Check it out below. Difficulty: Easy Preparation time: 20m Cooking time: 40m Ingredients … Continue reading Jamaican Food / Recipes: Golden Pork Chops

Jamaican Food: Jamaican Gungo Peas and Rice

The Gungo bean is the next most popular bean protein in Jamaica right after the Red Peas.

The Jamaican Gungo pea is a leguminous shrub that can attain heights of 5 m. This plant probably evolved in South Asia and appeared about 2000 BC in West Africa, which is considered a second major center of origin.

The slave trade took the Jamaican Gungo pea to the West Indies, where its use as bird feed led to the name “Jamaican Gungo pea” in 1692.

You can get the Jamaican Gungo Peas in your nearest food market where it is sold in cans and mostly imported from Jamaica or Central America. Check out the recipe below.

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The Gungo bean is the next most popular bean protein in Jamaica right after the Red Peas. The Jamaican Gungo pea is a leguminous shrub that can attain heights of 5 m. Jamaican Gungo pea probably evolved in South Asia and appeared about 2000 BC in West Africa, which is considered a second major center of origin. The slave trade took the Jamaican Gungo pea to the West Indies, where its use as bird feed led to the name “Jamaican Gungo pea” in 1692. You can get the Jamaican Gungo Peas in your nearest food market where it is sold in cans and mostly imported from Jamaica or Central America. Check out the recipe below.

Difficulty: Easy

Preparation time: 10m

Cooking time: 30m

Ingredients

For 4 people

  • 1 ounce(s) Anchor Butter, Unsalted
  • 2 ounce(s) onion, chopped
  • 1 ounce(s) garlic, crushed
  • 1 ounce(s) escallion, chopped
  • 1 sprig(s) thyme
  • 1 teaspoon(s)…

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Jamaican Food: Jamaican Bread Pudding with Sorrel Sauce

Jamaican Bread Pudding with Sorrel Sauce

Jamaican Bread Pudding with Sorrel Sauce

We all love a good bread pudding, it is a yummy snack that can be had anytime of day. Today we give you a great bread recipe with something that is distinctly Jamaican, sorrel. Check out the recipe below.

Preparation time: 20m
Cooking time: 35m

Ingredients

For 8 people ()

  • 2 1/4 cup milk
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon vanilla essence
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 6 slices whole wheat bread, cut in cubes
  • 1/8 cup Margarine
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1 cup strong brewed sorrel
  • 1/8 cup sorrel calyxes (sepals) chopped in large pieces

Directions

  1.  In a large mixing bowl whisk together milk, eggs, granulated sugar, cinnamon powder, vanilla and nutmeg.
  2. Arrange bread cubes in a 2 quart baking dish and pour on the egg mixture and leave to stand for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C/350°F for 35-40 minutes. Areas near the center will appear soft but set. TO MAKE SORREL SAUCE:

  4. Melt Grace Hello Margarine in a sauce pan, add sugar and light corn syrup and mix until the sugar granules are dissolved.  Pour in the brewed sorrel and boil until it becomes syrupy.
  5. Remove from heat and stir in the sorrel calyxes (sepals).NOTE: Serve sauce over bread pudding.

    Recipe Note:  6-8 slices of bread may be used.

JamaFo (Jamaican Food)

We all love a good bread pudding, it is a yummy snack that can be had anytime of day. Today we give you a great bread recipe with something that is distinctly Jamaican, sorrel. Check out the recipe below.

Preparation time: 20m
Cooking time: 35m

Ingredients

For 8 people ()

  • 2 1/4 cup milk
  • 4 medium eggs
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 1/2 tablespoon vanilla essence
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 6 slices whole wheat bread, cut in cubes
  • 1/8 cup Margarine
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup
  • 1 cup strong brewed sorrel
  • 1/8 cup sorrel calyxes (sepals) chopped in large pieces

Directions

  1.  In a large mixing bowl whisk together milk, eggs, granulated sugar, cinnamon powder, vanilla and nutmeg.
  2. Arrange bread cubes in a 2 quart baking dish and pour on the egg mixture and leave to stand for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Bake in a preheated oven at 180°C/350°F for 35-40 minutes. Areas near the center will appear soft but set.

    TO MAKE SORREL SAUCE

    :
  4. Melt Grace Hello Margarine…

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Jamaican Food: Jamaican Carrot Bread

The carrot is a vegetable that is very versatile. It can be used to do many things from cooking to baking to juicing. Today we give you a sumptuous Jamaican Carrot Bread recipe for this awesome vegetable. Check Jamaican Carrot Bread out below.

Preparation time: 25m
Cooking time: 1h

Ingredients

For 8 people

  • 3 cups flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon powder
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice (optional)
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1 cup raisins (optional)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/4 cups whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup Margarine, melted and cooled
  • 1 cup sugar

JamaFo (Jamaican Food)

The carrot is a vegetable that is very versatile. It can be used to do many things from cooking to baking to juicing. Today we give you a sumptuous recipe for this awesome vegetable. Check it out below.

Preparation time: 25m
Cooking time: 1h

Ingredients

For 8 people

  • 3 cups flour
  • 3 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon powder
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon mixed spice (optional)
  • 2 cups shredded carrots
  • 1 cup raisins (optional)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/4 cups whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1/4 cup Margarine, melted and cooled
  • 1 cup sugar

Directions

  1. Combine all dry ingredients in a bowl, except the sugar.  Add the shredded carrots and raisins and mix well.
  2. Combine all liquids, add sugar and whisk until dissolved.
  3. Make a well in the centre of the dry ingredients, pour in the liquid and mix well.
  4. Scrape batter into a greased pan (2 lbs.) and bake at 180°C (350°F) for 50-60 minutes or until a skewer inserted in the centre comes out clean.

Enjoy

Try out this great recipe…

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Jamaican Food: Sumptuous Jamaican Curry Feast with Rice and Peas

This sumptuous Jamaican food/meal and recipe was Posted by funnyloveblog Good Morning! I trust that you are having a lovely weekend. After the glory that was Shrimp with Curry Cream Sauce yesterday, I decided it’d be nice to have a whole dang island-style meal.  This is great for a gang, and you can make tons of the dishes in advance! No … Continue reading Jamaican Food: Sumptuous Jamaican Curry Feast with Rice and Peas

Recipe of the Day: Curry Lobster, Sweet and Sour Pork with Noodles

By: Denise N. Fyffe. Copyright © 2013, Poetess Defy, Denise N. Fyffe I am a lover of good food; but especially Chinese food. In Jamaica we are blessed to have a diverse cultural mix and Chinese restaurants in every town. This evening I had the wonderful opportunity to enjoy some Jamaican Chinese Food from Yaos … Continue reading Recipe of the Day: Curry Lobster, Sweet and Sour Pork with Noodles