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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: Banana Fritters

How to make Jamaican Banana Fritters like we do in Jamaica

Jamaican Banana Fritters
Prep Time: 7 mins
Cook Time: 12-18 minutes
Makes 9 fritters

 

Ingredients

* 2 very ripe bananas
* ½ cup of flour, sifted
* ½ tbsp vanilla
* ½ tsp baking powder
* 1 egg, beaten
* 1.5 tbsp sugar
* 2 pinches salt
* ½ tsp cinnamon
* ¼ cup milk
* Sprinkle of nutmeg (optional)
 

How to make it:

  1. Crush bananas and combine with all the ingredients except flour and baking powder.
  2. Sift flour and baking powder into the mixture and mix evenly.
  3. Spoon mixture into greased pan over medium heat and cook on each side for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle with cinnamon sugar (1/2 tsp cinnamon and 1 tsp sugar)
TIP: Serve at room temperature. Great snack! Live, Love, Eat!

The Yummy Truth

At Miss Universe one of the questions for our online videos was, if you were a food what would it be? I answered that I would be a banana because it is versatile, in Jamaica we eat it green and we also eat it ripe; I believe, like the banana, I have something for everyone. People probably doubted my belief in the versatility of the banana. Now whilst I was impressed with my on the spot answer, I really love the flexibility of this fruit. In addition to it being long, firm, curved and full of energy – get  your mind out of the gutter! Lol – you can do something with it in all its stages.

Although you can boil green banana to go with your main meals, use a ripe but firm banana in your smoothies or add them to your cereal, I am going to focus on the…

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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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