Before you crack your coconut you need to check if it is fresh. You can do this by giving it a shake to see if there is water inside; if you can't hear any water it is most likely off, so just discard it.
The juice extracted from the coconut meat is called coconut milk, which is used extensively in Jamaican recipes. Although ready to use coconut milk is available in the liquid and powdered form, those contain additives and preservatives. Making your own coconut milk is the best choice.
Festivals goes well with fried fish. However, there are no rules as to what it can be eaten with. This is my version.
Many Jamaicans are of the view that some foods are natural aphrodisiacs.While many Jamaican men consider foods such as Irish moss, okra, even peanut punch as libido-enhancing and make them more active during sexual intercourse
Herbs and spices are the basis of the seasonings and condiments that compliment and enhance our food in the kitchen or at the table. The East Indian came to Jamaica between 1845 and 1921 as indentured labourers and brought their country’s cuisine with them.
I mention in an earlier post that Jamaican spiced bun is not the same as Easter bun. Spiced buns are available all year-round in supermarkets and bakery, whereas the Easter bun is only available during the Easter season.
Traditionally during the Easter season in Jamaica, a specially made bun and cheese are eaten in Jamaica. However, not all Jamaicans celebrate Easter; depending on their denomination (religious beliefs) Jamaican Easter bun is not to be confused with Jamaican spice bun
am not sure if this Easter ritual of setting the white of an egg in a glass of water at dawn is still widely practise in Jamaica. I personally have never seen it done, or know of anyone who has done it. However, I heard stories of people who have done it and whoever saw a casket died soon after. My friend asked his seventy-five years old grandmother to do it, and she refuses, fearing she might see a casket. You probably wondering what I am rambling about, come closer let me tell you.