Jamaican cuisine

Some Jamaican cuisine dishes are variations on the cuisines and cooking styles brought to the island from elsewhere. These are often modified to incorporate local produce. Others are novel and have developed locally. Popular Jamaican dishes include curry goat, fried dumplings, ackee and salt fish (cod) (which is the national dish of Jamaica), fried plantain, jerk, steamed cabbage and rice and peas (pigeon peas or kidney beans). Jamaican Cuisine has been adapted by African, Indian, British, French, Spanish, Chinese influences. Jamaican patties and various pastries and breads are also popular as well as fruit beverages and Jamaican rum.

Jamaican Jerk Seasoning

Hot and spicy, with a wildly sweet aroma! It is wonderful on pork, chicken and seafood. This is the next best thing to being on the beach in Jamaica. This recipe is intended for rotisserie or indirect grilling methods but can also be used for roasting meats in the oven.

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