Jamaican barefoot food: Coconut milk dumplings cooked in coconut milk, seasoned with scallion, onion, and hot pepper, is so delicious. Barefoot food in Jamaica means no meat is eaten with the food, no meat in terms of red meat, chicken, seafood neither vegetables.
Bee pollen consists of bee saliva and enzymes, mixed with pollen that the bees have brought back to the hive on their bodies. The bees pack the pollen into granules; honey and nectar are sometimes added to the granules.
Baking soda is a chemical, sodium bicarbonate, also known as bicarbonate of soda or NaHCO3. It reacts with acid to produce carbon dioxide gas; this reaction is the reason for its usefulness in baking as a leavening agent.
Black pepper is a seasoning produced from the fermented, dried, unripe red berries of the plant Piper nigrum. (The same fruit, when unripe green, can be dried, or preserved in brine or vinegar, to make green peppercorns; or when ripe, dried and dehusked to make white peppercorns.)
The bell pepper, sometimes ambiguously known simply as "pepper" or "capsicum", is a type of large mild chili pepper that is considered by many to be without heat. Bell peppers are often considered to be merely vegetables, not spices, even though some people find them to be slightly hot. Bell pepper is called “sweet pepper” in Jamaica
Brown sugar is a soft sugar whose crystals are covered by a film of refined molasses. Light brown sugar and dark brown sugar vary in their amounts of molasses - therefore, dark brown sugar has a deeper molasses taste than light brown.
Steamed fish and okra, a favourite among Jamaican, especially the men. I used pink-tail snapper. I use minimal seasoning because fish are supposed to season lightly to preserve the authentic taste. I also used natural herbs and spices. Serve with cooked rice or dumplings.
Easy Chinese wonton soup. Wontons are fresh squares of noodle dough. Usually comes in one pound packages.