Rice porridge is not as popular as corn meal, green plantain, hominy, and green banana porridge in Jamaica. It is best to eat mostly the unpolished rice (brown rice) than the polished rice (white rice) Countries that eat the polished rice (white rice) as their main staple have a high percentage of people suffering from beriberi. Read more →


Hominy corn porridge or ‘hominy’ as it is popular called in Jamaica is my favourite porridge. I would drink it morning, noon and night and twice on Sundays, in other words, ‘mi lub eeh’ (I love it). Corn has been a part of Jamaica’s history, the Arawak Indians, also known as Taino Indians or Native Americans planted corn as one of their main staples. Read more →