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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 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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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 Black-Forest-Cake

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

Jamaican Recipe of the Day: Oxtail Dish

The oxtail is a popular dish in the island of Jamaica. Oxtail is the tail of cattle that is sliced up and can be prepared with many side dishes and this delicacy also makes a killer gravy. Today we will give you the recipe to make your own tasty, mouthwatering Jamaican Oxtail at home. Check out the recipe below.

Ingredients

2lb of Oxtail
1 tin of broad beans
5 cups of water
1 onion
2 tomatoes
2 scallion
1/2 a scotch bonnet pepper
1/2 lb of carrots
2 cloves of garlic
4 sprigs of fresh thyme
1/2 teaspoon of all spice
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon of pepper

Cooking

Oxtail and beans - Chopping the vegetables

Chop the scallion, scotch bonnet pepper, garlic, onion, tomato, carrot and thyme

Oxtail and beans - Seasoning the oxtail

Season the oxtail with scallion, scotch bonnet pepper, garlic, thyme, allspice, salt and pepper

Oxtail and beans - Browning the oxtail

Fry the oxtail and seasoning in a tablespoon of oil for about 10 minutes.

JamaFo Jamaican Food

The oxtail is a popular dish in the island of Jamaica. Oxtail is the tail of cattle that is sliced up and can be prepared with many side dishes and this delicacy also makes a killer gravy. Today we will give you the recipe to make your own tasty, mouthwatering Jamaican Oxtail at home. Check out the recipe below.

Ingredients

2lb of Oxtail
1 tin of broad beans
5 cups of water
1 onion
2 tomatoes
2 scallion
1/2 a scotch bonnet pepper

1 tablespoon ReCaFo Jamaican Sweet & Spicy Sauce
1/2 lb of carrots
2 cloves of garlic
4 sprigs of fresh thyme
1/2 teaspoon of all spice
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/2 teaspoon of pepper

Cooking

Oxtail and beans - Chopping the vegetables

Chop the scallion, scotch bonnet pepper, garlic, onion, tomato, carrot and thyme

Oxtail and beans - Seasoning the oxtail

Season the oxtail with scallion, scotch bonnet pepper, garlic, thyme, allspice, salt and pepper

Oxtail and beans - Browning the oxtail

Fry the oxtail and seasoning in…

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Jamaican Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Cream of Ackee Soup

As we have stated before in previous articles, the ackee fruit is a part of Jamaica’s national dish (ackee and saltfish). Today we give you a recipe for a new way to twist this fruit by using it to make a soup. Check it out below.

Preparation time: 30m
Cooking time: 30m

Ingredients

For 4 people ()

  • 1 tablespoon Margarine
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 sprig thyme
  • 1 stalk escallion, chopped
  • 1 whole scotch bonnet pepper
  • 1 dozen ackees, boiled and drained
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup Anchor Heavy Cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 0 GARNISH:
  • 1/4 cup cashew nuts
  • 2 stalks escallion, julienne
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup Grace Vegetable Oil

Directions

  1. Melt margarine in a sauce pot and use to saute chopped garlic, onion, thyme, escallion and whole scotch bonnet pepper.
  2. Add ackee and toss with the sauteed seasonings.  Pour in the chicken stock and simmer for about 5-10 minutes.
  3. Remove from flame and blend for about one minute or until smooth.  Return to sauce pot, and bring to a simmer.
  4. Add heavy cream, black pepper and salt to taste, and stir well.To Toast Cashew:
  5. Toast cashew nuts in a preheated oven 180°C (350°F) for about 5 minutes.
  6. Dust julienne escallion with flour and fry in heated vegetable oil for 30 seconds.  Drain on absorbent paper.
  7. Garnish with four toasted cashew nuts and fried escallion.
    Julienne:  To cut into thin strips.

Enjoy

JamaFo Jamaican Food

As we have stated before in previous articles, the ackee fruit is a part of Jamaica’s national dish (ackee and saltfish). Today we give you a recipe for a new way to twist this fruit by using it to make a soup. Check it out below.

Preparation time: 30m
Cooking time: 30m

Ingredients

For 4 people ()

  • 1 tablespoon Grace Hello Margarine
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 sprig thyme
  • 1 stalk escallion, chopped
  • 1 whole scotch bonnet pepper
  • 1 dozen ackees, boiled and drained
  • 3 cups chicken stock
  • 1 cup Anchor Heavy Cream
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 0 GARNISH:
  • 1/4 cup cashew nuts
  • 2 stalks escallion, julienne
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup Grace Vegetable Oil

Directions

  1. Melt margarine in a sauce pot and use to saute chopped garlic, onion, thyme, escallion and whole scotch bonnet pepper.
  2. Add ackee and toss with the sauteed seasonings.  Pour in the chicken stock and simmer for about 5-10 minutes.
  3. Remove from flame and blend for about one minute or until smooth.  Return to sauce pot, and bring to a simmer.

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Jamaican Garden Salad

Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Garden Salad

Jamaican Garden Salad

Jamaican Garden Salad

Who doesn’t love a great tasting, refreshing, healthy salad? It is a great way to cool down and avoid over-stuffing. Today we give you a nice recipe to accompany your Sunday dinner. Check it out below.

Ingredients

For 1 person

  • 1 head(s) iceberg lettuce, torn in small pieces
  • 1 small red onion, sliced
  • 1 large cucumber, sliced
  • 1 large tomato, diced

Garden Salad Directions

Toss all ingredients together.

Pour on dressing just before serving.

JamaFo Jamaican Food

Who doesn’t love a great tasting, refreshing, healthy salad? It is a great way to cool down and avoid over-stuffing. Today we give you a nice recipe to accompany your Sunday dinner. Check it out below.

Ingredients

For 1 person

  • 1 head(s) iceberg lettuce, torn in small pieces
  • 1 small red onion, sliced
  • 1 large cucumber, sliced
  • 1 large tomato, diced

Garden Salad Directions

Toss all ingredients together.

Pour on dressing just before serving.

Enjoy

What do you think about this recipe, have you eaten it before? Hail us up in the comments below.

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Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Fish with Sweet Corn Sauce

It is the season of Lent and we know that many people observe religious customs during this time. Therefore, today we will provide you with a sumptuous Fish recipe to satisfy your Easter cravings. Check it out below.

JamaFo Jamaican Food

It is the season of Lent and we know that many people observe religious customs during this time. Therefore, today we will provide you with a sumptuous Fish recipe to satisfy your Easter cravings. Check it out below.

Ingredients

For 4 people

  • 2 pound(s) snapper fillet
  • 1/2 cup(s) Vinegar
  • 1 cup(s) water
  • 4 tablespoon(s) Black Pepper
  • 2 teaspoon(s) salt
  • 2 ounce(s) flour
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 1 cup(s) Vegetable Oil
  • TO MAKE SWEET CORN SAUCE:
  • 2 tablespoon(s) Vegetable Oil
  • 2 clove(s) garlic, minced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon(s) ginger
  • 1 cup(s) fish stock*
  • 1 teaspoon(s) egg powder
  • 1 tablespoon(s) sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoon(s) sugar
  • 2 ounce(s) green sweet pepper, julienne
  • 2 ounce(s) red sweet pepper, julienne
  • 1 can(s) Cream Style Corn (use any brand)

Fish with Sweet Corn Sauce Directions

Clean fish fillet with a solution of 1/4 cup Grace Vinegar and water. Season with 1 Tbsp. Black Pepper and…

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Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Delicate Coffee Cake

Most of us sometimes love to sip on a great brew, something fresh and strong from the mountains of the Blue. Sometime when we sip on our favorite cup of Joe we also love to pair it with a something sweet, a great tasting treat. So today we give you the best of both worlds in this coffeelicious recipe. Check it out below.

JamaFo Jamaican Food

Most of us sometimes love to sip on a great brew, something fresh and strong from the mountains of the Blue. Sometime when we sip on our favorite cup of Joe we also love to pair it with a something sweet, a great tasting treat. So today we give you the best of both worlds in this coffeelicious recipe. Check it out below.

Ingredients

For 1 person

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

Delicate 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…

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