Ackee and Codfish
The fleshly, yellow part of the seed pod from the ackee fruit is cooked with cod fish.This is Jamaica's national dish. When cooked, ackee looks like scrambled eggs. Many people of the other Caribbean islands do not eat ackee.Many Jamaicans are unique and strong in spirit because they do. There is one particular Caribbean island that the people would not eat this fruit, because it is identical that they use it for the working of witchcraft. They fear Jamaicans because they eat the ackee.This dish is usually served with roasted breadfruit, boiled bananas or fried dumplings in Jamaica
This is a plant which is said to be a cousin of collard green and spinach. It is used as a green hot cooked vegetables and is a good accompaniment for pickled mackerel, and cod fish. This dish is usually served with boiled green bananas.It may be used in soups.
This is a dished of freshly fried fish with a sauce of vinegar, sliced episodes and hot peppers pour over the fish.
Jerk Pork or Chicken
This is a Jamaican dish that originated at Boston Beach near Port Antonio Jamaica. The meat is seasoned with peppers, other Jamaicans spices, pimento leaves and then cooked slowly over an open fire of pimento wood.In olden times was cooked in a hole dug into the ground.
Pepper pot soup
This is a soup similar to spinach soup, Callaloo replaces the spinach. A spicy soup with lots of ground provision. When cooked in a broth of salt beef it makes it more enjoyable. It is seasoned to the taste of the chef. Real Jamaicans like it seasoned with scotch bonnet peppers.
Jamaican Pumpkin soup This is a thick creamy soup that is made from the local pumpkin. The taste is just great. Many Jamaicans must have their pumpkin soup Friday or Saturday evenings.
Red Peas soup
This is another of Jamaica popular soup. It is made from red beans and is usually cooked in broth of pig's tail or corned beef. It is spicy and is sold plentifully on the street side
a dumpling usually cylindrical in shape with a base ingredient of cornmeal. Sugar, flour, spices milk or water, are added then fried until golden brown. Served as an accompaniment for jerk meat and fried fish.
Is a dish made from coconut milk boiled to a custard, with mackerel, codfish, or vegetables added. along with seasoning.
This is a dish in which special yams are roasted such as the yellow yam, white yam other wise call Negro or Lucea yam. This is served with roasted cod fish or rundung or ackee and codfish.
This is one of the most recent food craze in Jamaica.Peanut porridge is boiled on the street side and many individuals do not feel their day complete without this meal. It is said to be a good energy food and last for hours.
This is one of Jamaica's traditional dishes and is ateen at any time there is a gathering or function. A funeral, wake, dance or a wedding would all seem complete without this dish. It is usually served with plain white rice but more recently Jamaicans have added rice and peas as another accompaniment. Traditional its accompaniment included raisins, and shredded coconut.
Source by Juliet Christie Murray