Cassava is native to South America. However, it is rampantly grown in Jamaica and has been a apart of Jamaica's history for centuries. In fact, it was the main diet for the Awaraks. Here is a simple recipe for the making of cassava bread. Remember cassava is high in carbohydrate and low in protein. It is wise to eat fish or meat that is high in protein when eating cassava bread for a balance diet.
3 medium size cassavas
1 cup coconut milk
Salt to taste
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
Peel, wash and grate cassava, squeeze out juice. Sift and add salt and oil. Place in a lightly greased pan, mix lightly then add some of the coconut milk and allow to soak thoroughly. Press down and the remaining milk. Bake in a moderate oven until golden brown on top. Suited for breakfast, lunch or dinner.