Category Archives: Recipe

Blue Draws


So, I decided to make Blue Draws. And had to make the “ballsy” decision to tell my parents…manifesting that they wouldn’t think I was disrespecting them…and asked for a bit of advise on how to make this traditional dessert. We … Continue reading

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A Step out of the Oridinary: Mango Sauce


Delicious I have to say mangoes are one of my favorite fruits and for that reason I decided to cook with a few. I realized after preparing the meal that I could have added red bell peppers for color, but … Continue reading

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A Step out of the Oridinary: Chinese-Jamaican


Crossing Cultures As a returning resident, I wanted to try a little something different from the traditional Jamaican cuisine. I must say, not just me, but I believe a lot of Jamaicans’ palettes are changing. They achingly desire foods that … Continue reading

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Watermelon Smoothie


I found this cool recipe and decided to share it with you all. Hope you likey 🙂 I know many folks love watermelon, especially during the hot summer months. I particularly love watermelon, because it is very refreshing. So, here is one … Continue reading

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Mango Time: Mango-Pineapple Salsa


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Home Away from Home: Cooking with a Twist


As a cultured woman, I love to eat my homeland food even when I’m abroad…but the thing is my palette doesn’t necessarily want the same old boring taste. So my husband, Jeff, and I love to do what we call … Continue reading

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Cerasee Time: Vine and Tea


Cerasee vine with its yellow flower Native to Africa, the Mediterranean region, and the Middle East, cerasee grows wild in great abundance in Jamaica. The vine creeps on the ground, fences, plants, and trees and gives off a pungent odor when picked. … Continue reading

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Wi Jammin’ Tropical Fruits


             Home-made Papaya Jam            Home-made Acerola Cherry Jam  

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Organic Gungo Pea Hummus with Scotch Bonnet Paste


Organic Gungo Pea Hummus Ingredients: 2 Cups gungo peas 5 Garlic cloves 1 Large scallion 8-10 Pimento berries 2 Pinches of salt 2 Pinches all-purpose seasoning 2 Tablespoons olive oil ¼ Cup water from cooked peas    Preparation: Add water, peas, … Continue reading

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Gungo Peas and Rice


Just the other day I was chatting with a friend of mine and she wanted to know how to make rice and peas. Well, I decided not only to jot down a few pointers for her, but for everyone else … Continue reading

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