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How to Deal with Cellulite

How to Deal with Cellulite There are many diet plans to lose weight programs you can access if you are interested in losing weight. Many people often opt to do a fast weight loss diet plan and hope to shed the pounds quickly. This is not often the best way. A combination of eating healthy, … Continue reading How to Deal with Cellulite

Mango Heaven in Jamaica: Benefits of Eating Mangoes

It's spring and I am in mango heaven. Mango season is here. Unlike past mango seasons where I had to depend on the neighbor’s trees and going to the market, this season I have several mango trees of my own. Julie, blacky, and stringy mangoes are now a simple stroll away, in my back yard. … Continue reading Mango Heaven in Jamaica: Benefits of Eating Mangoes

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Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Coffee Yogurt Shake

Coffee is a household beverage in Jamaica, just as it is in America. Many people, especially the older generations make coffee a part of their daily routine and our Blue Mountain Coffee which comes from the island’s highest peak is among the best in the world. Today we add a twist to your morning coffee with some yogurt. Check out the recipe below for Jamaican Coffee Yogurt Shake.

Preparation time: 10m
Cooking time: 0m

Ingredients

For 1 person ()

  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Instant Coffee
  • 1/2 cup plain unflavoured yogurt
  • 1 cup soda water
  • 6 whole ice cubes
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon powder

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients except ice cubes in a blender.
  2. Blend adding the ice cubes one at a time, until smooth.

JamaFo Jamaican Food

Coffee is a household beverage in Jamaica, just as it is in America. Many people, especially the older generations make coffee a part of their daily routine and our Blue Mountain Coffee which comes from the island’s highest peak is among the best in the world. Today we add a twist to your morning coffee with some yogurt. Check out the recipe below.

Preparation time: 10m
Cooking time: 0m

Ingredients

For 1 person ()

  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Instant Coffee
  • 1/2 cup plain unflavoured yogurt
  • 1 cup soda water
  • 6 whole ice cubes
  • 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon powder

Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients except ice cubes in a blender.
  2. Blend adding the ice cubes one at a time, until smooth.

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Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Bammy

The Bammy is a popular Jamaican starch that is well known because it goes great with the national dish, Ackee and Saltfish. Today we give the extra simple recipe for this side dish, it will be the easiest thing you have ever made in your life, not even water has this few ingredients.

JamaFo Jamaican Food

The Bammy is a popular Jamaican starch that is well known because it goes great with the national dish, Ackee and Saltfish. Today we give the extra simple recipe for this side dish, it will be the easiest thing you have ever made in your life, not even water has this few ingredients (lol). Check it out below.

Ingredients

For 1 Dozen(s) ()

  • 2 pound(s) cassava
  • 1 teaspoon(s) salt

Bammy Directions

Peel and grate cassava.  Place it in a muslin cloth, wring out and discard the juice.

Add salt to the cassava flour and mix together.

Heat bammy griddle or fry pan over moderate heat.  Place about 1 cup of the mixture in a bammy ring on the heated griddle, if not, place on a greased shallow baking or fry pan.  Press down on the mixture to flatten.  A regular bammy should be at least (6″) or 15 cm in diameter, or…

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Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Yam Salad

The yam is a popular root foot found all over the Caribbean. This starch comes in different types and varieties and is a popular food all around the world.

However, yams and cassava in Jamaican were raised to fame when track star Usain Bolt’s talent was claimed to be related to yam and cassava consumption.

Today, we offer you a great Jamaican Yam Salad recipe to accompany your Sunday dinner. You may not get as fast as Usain Bolt, but it is a start.

Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Yam Salad

Preparation time: 10m
Cooking time: 15m

Ingredients

For 6 people

  • 2 pounds yellow yam
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 pound string beans
  • 1/4 pound carrots
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 small red sweet pepper
  • 1 small green sweet pepper
  • 1 can Green Peas
  • 4 tablespoons Mayonnaise
  • 4 large lettuce leaves

Directions

  1. Peel, wash and cut yellow yam into cubes.
  2. Bring water to a boil in a sauce pot, add yam and salt and boil until fork tender.
  3. Cut string beans into three or four pieces, peel and dice carrots, blanch vegetables.

  4. Chop onions and peppers, add yam, vegetables, Green Peas, Mayonnaise and toss lightly.
  5. Put the salad to chill in a refrigerator for about 30 minutes.To Serve: Arrange on a bed of lettuce and then serve.

Enjoy.

JamaFo Jamaican Food

The yam is a popular root foot found all over the Caribbean. This starch comes in different types and varieties and is a popular food all around the world. However, yams in Jamaican were raised to fame when track star Usain Bolt’s talent was claimed to be related to yam consumption. Today we offer you a great yam recipe to accompany your Sunday dinner. You may not get as fast as Usain Bot, but it is a start.

Preparation time: 10m
Cooking time: 15m

Ingredients

For 6 people ()

  • 2 pounds yellow yam
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 pound string beans
  • 1/4 pound carrots
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 small red sweet pepper
  • 1 small green sweet pepper
  • 1 can Green Peas
  • 4 tablespoons Mayonnaise
  • 4 large lettuce leaves

Directions

  1. Peel, wash and cut yellow yam into cubes.
  2. Bring water to a boil in a sauce pot, add yam and salt and boil until fork tender.
  3. Cut string beans into three or four pieces, peel and dice carrots, blanch vegetables.
  4. Chop onions…

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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

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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Jamaican Recipe of the day: Jamaican Banana Bread

Banana bread is a popular dessert in many parts of the world, but today we give you a recipe for a Jamaican styled Banana Bread that you will love ;). Check out the recipe below.

Ingredients:

Serving size: 6 people

  • 1/3 cup Margarine
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 medium egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 large ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 cups cake and pastry flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup milk or water (if desired)

Directions:

  1. Pre-heat oven to 180°C/350°F.
  2. Cream Margarine and granulated sugar, add beaten egg and vanilla.
  3. Mash ripe bananas and add to the above mixture.
  4. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and nutmeg, adding alternately with mashed banana mixture.
  5. Fold in raisins, the mixture should drop easily from a spoon.  If not, add a little water or milk until consistency is reached.
  6. Scrape mixture into a greased loaf pan and bake until golden brown, and a skewer inserted, comes out clean.

JamaFo Jamaican Food

Banana Bread is a popular dessert in many parts of the world, but today we give you a recipe for a Jamaican styled Banana Bread that you will love ;). Check out the recipe below.

Ingredients

For 6 people ()

  • 1/3 cup Margarine
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 medium egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 2 large ripe bananas, mashed
  • 2 cups cake and pastry flour
  • 2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 1/2 cup milk or water (if desired)

Directions

  1. Pre-heat oven to 180°C/350°F.
  2. Cream Margarine and granulated sugar, add beaten egg and vanilla.
  3. Mash ripe bananas and add to the above mixture.
  4. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt and nutmeg, adding alternately with mashed banana mixture.
  5. Fold in raisins, mixture should drop easily from a spoon.  If not, add a little water or milk until consistency is reached.
  6. Scrape mixture into a greased loaf pan and bake until golden brown, and a skewer inserted, comes out clean.

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Jamaican Recipe of the Day: Succulent Jamaican Black Forest Cake

Here is the recipe for one of Jamaica’s favorite and most delectable cakes, The Jamaican Black Forest Cake. This dessert will surely have you licking all ten fingers and asking for a second, third or fourth serving. Enjoy learning how to bake your own Jamaican Black Forest Cake. Jamaican Recipe of the Day: Succulent Jamaican … Continue reading Jamaican Recipe of the Day: Succulent Jamaican Black Forest Cake