This is the Jamaican mixed spice for baking. It comes in different brands. Mixed spice is what gives bake products the rich authentic Jamaican taste
This addictively delicious seasoning offers subtle yet complex heat. My home-made Jamaican jerk chicken dry rub is ideal for jerked, barbecued baked or grilled chicken Note: Use a fork to jook-jook (pierce) the chicken, this will make the spices penetrate.
One hand bandit or three finger Jack is a variety of plantain in Jamaica. The plantain was named after an ex-slave, called by the same names but his correct name was Jack Mansong
Most Jamaicans used mixed herbs to season our meat, and you might be wondering what are mixed herbs. Mixed herbs are a mix of different dried herbs.
This yam is Jamaican Barbie yam, otherwise called sweet yam. It takes just ten minutes to cook. Also see Jamaican...
Herbs and spices are the basis of the seasonings and condiments that complement and enhance our food in the kitchen or at the table. Spices are grown all over the world, and can truly change the taste of foods. The subtle aroma of herbs, whether fresh or dried, develops a distinctive but delicate flavour in food
Scotch bonnet peppers, closely related to habanero peppers, are perhaps the most widely used in the Caribbean and are , for many the defining flavour of Caribbean cooking. They come in a variety of colours (green, yellow, orange, and white; the white ones are very rear) and are extremely hot.
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.