For years, kale and açaí have been considered the ultimate nutrient-packed superfoods. But a new contender might be taking the throne: watercress!
The stinking toe is rich in dietary iron. When consumed, the iron from the stinking toe is absorbed by the body and helps to produce haemoglobin, a protein found in red blood cells. The haemoglobin transports oxygen to tissues around the body. The more oxygen distributed around the body, the less likely one is to experience anaemia.
TASTE JAMAICA™, a Canadian-based Jamaican food distributor, is fast becoming a go-to for families throughout Canada and the United States, who are looking to satisfy their cravings for authentic Jamaican snacks and treats. The company's diverse range of high-quality products, caters to a wide range of tastes and preferences, making it the perfect destination for anyone looking to indulge in a little taste of the Caribbean.
This is the weekend – if you haven’t already, to bake all your Christmas cakes, and coconut breads.As Caribbean people, these products must be on hand throughout the holiday season and until after the holidays. My favorite Christmas cake is the Caribbean /Jamaican Black cake.
Duckunoo, aka Blue Drawers, or tie-a-leaf, is a Caribbean dessert made with sweet potato, flour, coconut, spices and raisins, brown sugar, all boiled and wrapped up in a banana leaf. After about an hour of cooking this gift-wrapped delicacy, inside becomes a sweet, delicious mush.
The Jamaican patty is a popular snack in Jamaica and has now made its way to several metropolitan cities around the world, especially where Jamaicans and other Caribbean nationals live. It is a savory snack that evolved from the introduction of Cornish pastry in the Caribbean and can be found in many major stores today in the frozen section thanks to many Jamaican companies who have become rich on patties.
Caribbean nationals are heavy tea drinkers but not only of European teas! Over the years, they have developed a long list of natural teas from various plants or “bushes” that they use as hot beverages at various meals (breakfast, brunch, lunch and supper) and sometimes as medicines for different ailments.