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Blackie Mangoes

Most Blackie mangoes are small and green, however some do ripen with a kiss of yellow, therefore I am not sure why it’s called Blackie mango. They are not as sweet and juicy as Stringy mangoes, but have a slight advantage over it’s counterpart…they have … Continue reading

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Mango-Time: The Thing about the Strings…

…they get stuck in your teeth. However, Stringy mangoes are juicy, sweet and pretty! I guess that’s why dental floss was invented, so no excuse for not trying Stringy on your next trip to Jamaica :).

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Jamaican Candy: Tamarind Ball

Sweet Tart

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Wi Jammin’ Tropical Fruits

             Home-made Papaya Jam            Home-made Acerola Cherry Jam  

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The Jackfruit Catcher

On one of my visits to ‘country’, Siloah, St. Elizabeth, I took this picture of my Dad as he caught a jackfruit just as it fell out of the tree. Man he was happy, as you can see. We were at … Continue reading

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The Amazing Acerola Cherry

 Home-Made Recipe Included Below   I recently found out that when I cook I never taste, measure, nor set a timer so please bear with me, as my husband and I share some new, exciting, and creative Jamaican Dishes with you. … Continue reading

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“The compound fruit is nearly round or conical and 6-10 cm long. The thick rind is composed of knobby segments with a pale-green or bluish green colour. The fruit flesh of the ripe fruit is conical segmented, creamy-white and delightfully fragrant, … Continue reading

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