Jamaican Gungo Peas & Rice

The Gungo bean is the next most popular bean protein in Jamaica right after the Red Peas. The Jamaican Gungo pea is a leguminous shrub that can attain heights of 5 m. Jamaican Gungo pea probably evolved in South Asia and appeared about 2000 BC in West Africa, which is considered a second major center of origin. The slave trade took the Jamaican Gungo pea to … Continue reading Jamaican Gungo Peas & Rice

Jamaican Avocado Salsa

Difficulty: Easy Preparation time: 15m Ingredients For 4 people 1/4 cup(s) onion, chopped 1/4 cup(s) tomato, diced 1/4 cup(s) red sweet pepper, diced 1 teaspoon(s) Hot Pepper Sauce 1 tablespoon(s) parsley, chopped 1 cup(s) avocado, diced 1/2 medium lime 1/4 cup(s) Vegetable Oil 1/8 teaspoon(s) salt Avocado Salsa Directions  Combine red onion, tomato, sweet pepper, Hot Pepper Sauce and chopped parsley in a large bowl. Add the … Continue reading Jamaican Avocado Salsa

Recipe of the Day: Veggie Chunks Chilli con Carne

In our restaurants we have a Vegetarian dish called the Veggie Soy Medley (a.k.a. Veggie Chunks). Ours is a mild stew combined with vegetables and spices to create a great tasting non-meat dish. However, today we are giving you a little spicier version compared to what we have on our menu, but the same preparation is involved. Check out the recipe below. Difficulty: Easy Preparation … Continue reading Recipe of the Day: Veggie Chunks Chilli con Carne

Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Papaya Drinks

Papaya is an awesome fruit. It is packed with nutrients and has a great taste. Today we give you a yummy recipe for a Papaya drink or “Pawpaw” as it is called in Jamaica. This will help keep you in good shape right throughout the year and leave you feeling good inside while looking good outside. Not to mention, it is a super refreshing drink. … Continue reading Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Papaya Drinks

What is Your Favorite Jamaican Dish?

Here at ReCaFo we are all about Real Caribbean Food. Foods that are indigenous to the islands and will give you that warm, nostalgic feel that takes you back to that vacation when you just didn’t want to leave. So today we keep it simple by asking you this question. What is your favorite Jamaican dish? Hail us up in the comments below. Irie, ReCaFo Continue reading What is Your Favorite Jamaican Dish?

Christmas Recipes: Crunchy Sun Burst Salad

Christmas is a time to indulge, and we don’t mind sacrificing a little gain in weight to feed our insatiable appetites during the season. So to tame all the sweet, savory, spicy and salty foods that you will be eating, we give you a healthy, balanced recipe for your own salad. Check it out below. Difficulty: Easy Ingredients For 4 people 1 packet(s) Shredded Vegetables … Continue reading Christmas Recipes: Crunchy Sun Burst Salad

Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Yellow Yam Rundown with Shrimp

Many of you would have heard about the infamous Jamaican Yellow Yam in recent years due to the renowned success of Jamaican track-star Usain Bolt. Usain hails from the parish of Trelawny, Jamaica which is known for its great tasting Yellow Yams, therefore his sprint success has been humorously associated with the nutrients and “vigor” that this starch provides. Whether that is a fact, we … Continue reading Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Yellow Yam Rundown with Shrimp

Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Bean Burger

There are times when whether you are a vegan or not, you feel the need to avoid meat for a while, and this recipes definitely takes care of that. Mixing traditional fast food elements with healthy forms of protein and other nutrients, the Bean Burger is a tasty, easy, and quick lunch idea for anyone to take advantage of. So today we give you the … Continue reading Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Bean Burger