Jamaican goat head soup or Manish water
2 lbs. goat head and feet
Piece of pumpkin, peeled/washed/dice
2 carrots, peeled/washed/diced
1 Irish potato, peeled/washed/diced
2 cloves garlic, crushed
few grains pimento (all spice)
Salt to taste
flour to make dumplings
piece of yellow yam (optional)
1. pk. cock soup mixed
1 stalk scallion
1 sprig fresh green thyme
1 green hot pepper
4 cups water or more
Cut the goat's head and feet into small pieces. Then put into a medium-size pot and add enough water to cover it.
Put pot over medium heat, bring to a boil. Remove from heat and discard the water.
Put the goat head and feet to boil in four cups water over high heat. add few grains of pimento (all spice) and 2 cloves garlic. Boil the goat head and feet until partially cook; add water if needed
Add the pumpkin and carrot and allow to cook for 10 minutes. Add yam and cook for 5 minutes. Add the dumpling. the scallion, thyme, hot pepper and cock soup mix (I want only the flavour, therefore, I do not add the noodle, only the flavour)Add salt. stir. Lower the flames and simmer until soup becomes thick.