Ackee and corned pork. This is a “wicked combination”(means they compliment each other well). This dish is somewhat considered to be an ideal breakfast menu on Christmas morning. However, I cooked it for dinner
This is how Jamaican old-fashion ginger beer is made. How to make Jamaican ginger beer recipe
Sorrel drink wine : Sorrel is now available all-year-round in some places in Jamaica (not in my neck of the woods), however, at this time of the year, it is in abundance. Sorrel drink is the official Christmas beverage in Jamaica.
Jamaican Christmas traditional sorrel drink without alcohol
I am using the white Grunt fish. However, you can use any type of fish, whether Trout, Salmon, King fish, even fish fillets. I purchased fish at the seaside and paid extra to get them scraped and gutted.Even so, before cooking them I always do the final cleaning and also wash them in vinegar and water solution (2 tbsp. vinegar mixed with 4 cups of water) or lime and water solution (juice of 1 lime mixed with 4 cups of water), put to drain for about 2 minutes. Cut both sides of each fish (not very deep)
Tis the season for soups. This is one of my favourite ways of preparing oxtail--oxtail soup. There are many different versions of how to cook oxtail soup, this is Angie's version.
Oxtail is very much popular in the Jamaican cuisine. Oxtail is expensive in Jamaica; from $540.00 per lb. and upward. Oxtail is low in protein. Therefore, nutritionists recommended that legumes should be added to the oxtail to bring up the nutrition
I mentioned before that Jamaicans love corn. We used to corn to make porridge, put into soups, roasted, boiled, parched to make asham, use to make corn chowder, mixed with flour to make dumplings, and use to make a lovely drink.