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

Avocado Orange Salad with Fruit French Dressing

It is that time of year when we take out our lounge chairs, grab the picnic table and invite some friends over for a weekend meal. Today, we give you a nice tropical recipe that will want your guests to come back every weekend. This fruit inspired salad is rich in nutrients and one of the best tasting meal you will prepare this summer. Check … Continue reading Avocado Orange Salad with Fruit French Dressing

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

Jamaican Saltfish Fritters

Fritters are a main staple in the Jamaican breakfast diet. Many Jamaicans can relate to the days of their childhood when Grandma or Mommy usually got up early, especially on a Saturday or Sunday morning to fry some mouthwatering Saltfish Fritters. For those who do not know what it is, Saltfish Fritters is simply Salted Codfish flaked and added to a batter of flour and … Continue reading Jamaican Saltfish Fritters

Island Lifestyle: Hidden Bay Villas, Runaway Bay, Jamaica

Hidden Bay Villa (near Runaway Bay, St. Ann, Jamaica) is a secret and secluded treasure. Completed in 2014, the property captures both the drama of an extraordinary elevated panorama of blue sea and the proximity of its own sandy beach.Breathtakingly elegant, this grand new property combines the best of traditional Jamaican architecture with the utmost in modern luxuries. Its rich wooden arches and carved accents perfectly … Continue reading Island Lifestyle: Hidden Bay Villas, Runaway Bay, Jamaica

Dreaming of Mangoes

There is no time like summertime. The warm seas, blue skies, the endless sunshine, the parties, the fetes, the friends, the music, the island life….Ah! Just everything life should be. However, there is something that makes summertime a beauty as well, the fruits. There are many fruits that are in season during the warm months but there is one that just lifts your spirits and … Continue reading Dreaming of Mangoes