Have You Ever Been to Jamaica?

Someone, somewhere is always thinking about a vacation. But there are soooo many choices… but guess what, Jamaica is the perfect destination. The flora, fauna, people, food, music, lifestyle, beaches, mountains, river, scenery, landscape, and much more will make you fall in love. So today we ask you this simple question? Have You Ever Been to Jamaica? If you have, please share your experience in … Continue reading Have You Ever Been to Jamaica?

Fancy’s Jamaican Steamed Fish

We have featured a Steamed Fish recipe here on JamaFo before, however this is one with a twist. Fancy’s Jamaican Steamed Fish is chock full of flavor and we could not help but feature it. So run to the store, get some Snapper and let’s start cooking. Check it out below. Difficulty: Easy Preparation time: 15m Cooking time: 15m Ingredients 2 cup(s) fish stock 1 cup(s) Irish potato, diced 1 cup(s) pumpkin, diced 4 medium okras, … Continue reading Fancy’s Jamaican Steamed Fish

Jamaican Chicken Chop Suey

The Chinese played an integral role in the development of Jamaican culture and cuisine. Dishes like the Chicken Chop Suey or Sweet and Sour Chicken are popular dishes all over the island, and can be found in almost every Chinese restaurant. Today we give you a tasty recipe to create your own Jamaican Chop Suey dish. Check it out below. Quick Info: Difficulty: Easy Preparation time: 20m … Continue reading Jamaican Chicken Chop Suey

Jamaican Gungo Peas & 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. 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 … Continue reading Jamaican Gungo Peas & Rice

Jamaican Mannish Water

Food is one of, if not the most common denominator that defines our individual cultures. It brings us together, shapes our identities and influences subcultures and beliefs. In Jamaica, the latter is strongly associated with foods of hardship, sustainability, and convenience. The Jamaican Mannish Water is a prime example of a dish formed out of hardship and a “don’t waste anything” culture. A rich, tasty broth … Continue reading Jamaican Mannish Water