If you are in the market for some authentic Jamaican jerk Pork, then you couldn’t do much
better than making your way to the Pork Pit in Montego Bay
This is alfresco dining cafeteria
style, you order your food at the counter, pick up your rum punch (or non alcoholic versions),
and collect your pork from the barbecues outside
If you’re brave enough, you can pick the pork that you want, otherwise the chef will choose,
chop and serve you the most succulent jerk pork or chicken you have ever tasted.
It’s simple and easy no fuss, no problem
You can order a range of side dishes as well as soft or
drinks. The ambience is
relaxed and it’s a cool place to just chill and enjoy the sunset over the water close by.
Montego Bay was a sugar and banana town but the sugar factories have
closed down and bananas are now shipped out from Kingston and Port
Antonio so the picturesque sight of women carrying bananas on their
heads and singing the
song while carrying out their back
work, is a thing of the past.
• A favorite go to for lunch is the Jamaican meat patty. The most popular is
the spicy beef meat patty but there are many different kinds.
• The Jamaican cuisine is appreciated for being a healthy one, due to the
reduced usage of red meat and furthermore, for using fish, vegetables and
beans in most recipes. Spices are common to the Jamaican dishes, and the
most frequently used are:
allspice, ginger, garlic and hot peppers.
• The first people to develop the Jamaican cuisine were the
Indians. Next, the
, which are among the oldest inhabitants of this
country, have increased the number of cooking techniques and have
enhanced the recipes.
had a special way to conserve the meat, by
adding peppers, allspice and
sea salt to it. This mix was named Jamaican
, avocados and limes are widely used,
all over the country. These are only a few of the ingredients that characterize the
cuisine of Jamaica.
The rum is a traditional drink that knows many variations in each part of Jamaica. This
beverage has a very long history, which began in 1630. It is made from
and the name comes from
a British word used in the 17th
century to describe tumult. Another beverage that is typical for Jamaica is coffee. In
time, however, the number of the plantations decreased, and so did the quality.
Rios is one of the Jamaican cities that features one of the most important food
festivals in the country. The name of this event is
Rios and the goal is to promote
dishes such as jerk,
and blue drawers. Besides exposing the traditional
dishes, Jamaicans also organize competitions during the festivals.
The need for some foods that could be served between the main meals determined the
development of the snack recipes. As most of the other dishes, the snacks are based on
vegetables and fruits. The fruits themselves are sometimes consumed as snacks. In this category
are: mangoes, berries, papayas, oranges and many others. The artificial snacks are made from
sugar and flour. Jamaicans also combine the artificial snacks with the fruits and the results are
dishes such as: Coconut Drops, cornmeal pudding, grapefruit and milk. Many types of breads that
also contain fruits are prepared in Jamaica. The beef patties represent one of the Jamaican snacks
that became popular all over the world. These are usually consumed between the lunch and the
dinner. Each baker seems to have a specific style of preparing these snacks. The quantities of
spices differ very much.
Jamaican Beef Patties
Most of the Jamaican meals end with traditional desserts. The Jamaican cuisine exploits the local
fruits in order to create real delicacies. The most frequently used fruits are the coconuts, the
oranges, lemons and mangos. These fruits are either consumed raw, used for juices or for cakes,
pies and tarts. One of the most appreciated Jamaican desserts are the
Ice Cream and the
Cream, Coconut Drops and Peanut Drops. The Cocoa Bread is one of the Jamaican
sweet cakes that knows many variations, all over the country. The Banana Bread is prepared in a
similar manner. Avocado is another Jamaican fruit that can be found in many of the dessert
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