A hot steaming bowl of rice porridge, cooked with freshly blended coconut milk, Jamaican style of course
Jamaican creamy cornmeal porridge boiled with coconut milk.
Peanut porridge is a traditional Jamaican breakfast dish, especially among Rastafarian.
A bowl of hot Jamaican green plantain porridge to kick-start your day. Green plantain porridge is often drunk in Jamaica for breakfast, however, some people drink it whether morning, noon or night.
A bowl of hot steamy green banana porridge to kick start your day. Porridge is a favourite breakfast option for many Jamaicans. Children love it, and it is ideal for babies six months-old and older.
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.
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.