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Jamaican Sorrel Christmas Drink by Roxy Chow Down

Jamaican Sorrel Drink

Jamaican Sorrel Drink During the Christmas season, a refreshingly cold, tangy jug of Sorrel Drink is a ‘must-have’ in many Jamaican households whether you live at home or abroad.  Sorrel – Jamaica’s Christmas Drink Growing up in Jamaica, my mother would purchase and brew lots of fresh sorrel with spices early in the season and …

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Jamaican Cornmeal Porridge

Jamaican Cornmeal Porridge

Jamaican Cornmeal Porridge Many Jamaicans share the sweet childhood memory of a warm bowl of cornmeal porridge on a Saturday morning. There’s just something special about Jamaican cornmeal porridge that’s oh so comforting! I enjoyed having flavourful Jamaican cornmeal porridge as a child, and when I had my own family it became a breakfast treat. …

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Oxtail and beans

Jamaican Oxtail Stew

Jamaican Oxtail & Broad Beans Oxtail and Broad Beans is one of Jamaica’s most iconic dishes. For many Jamaicans, there’s nothing more satisfying than a plate of juicy oxtail and rice and peas for Sunday dinner. That’s the life! The craving Jamaicans have for oxtail is so well-known, that there is hardly a Jamaican celebration …

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Roxy Chow Down Curry Goat with white Rice

Jamaican Curry Goat

Jamaican Curry Goat Celebration Time! Curry goat is an all-time favourite Jamaican food. It’s popular on restaurant lunch menus, Sunday dinner tables and most of all – at special events. Curry goat tends to always make the menu whether Jamaicans are celebrating a wedding, birthday, Christmas or simply a family get-together.  One should visit rural …

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Ackee and Saltfish Recipe

Ackee and Saltfish

Ackee and Saltfish Chow Down on Jam Down’s National Dish! Jamaicans and a big plate of Ackee and Saltfish go hand in hand. This is because Ackee and Saltfish is the National Dish of Jamaica and is a beloved breakfast favourite of Jamaicans worldwide.  Jamaicans ‘nuh ramp’ (don’t play around) when it comes to our …

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