13 Things in Every Jamaican Household

Dutch Pot by msfluffykla
Written by Brittany Murphy

Jamaicans need a few necessities to survive. No matter where they go, these items are treasured. Here are some things in every Jamaican household. How many of these items do you recognize?

1. Scotch Bonnet Peppers.

Scotch Bonnet Peppers by joyc1986

Scotch Bonnet Peppers by Charlie Joyce

2. Snacks Like These.

Excelsior Crackers by kidc4b

Excelsior Crackers by Carl

Chippies by shernat_44_

Chippies by Sheree Pusey

Ovaltine by danieldalzochio

Ovaltine by Daniel Dalzochio

3. A China Cabinet with Dishes That Have Never Been Used.

China Cabinet by simply_mel4

China Cabinet by Melissa Shattles

4. A Jamaican First Aid Kit.


Hydrogen Peroxide

5. A Dutch Pot.

Dutch Pot by msfluffykla

Dutch Pot by The Ms. Fluffy

6. Teas Like These.

Jamaican Teas

Jamaican Teas

7. Dominoes.

Dominoes by leni17071

Dominoes by Leni17071

8. These Spices.

Bay Leaves, Nutmeg, Pimento (All Spice), Thyme

Bay Leaves, Nutmeg, Pimento (All Spice), Thyme

9. And This.

Pepper Sauce by poisonives

Pepper Sauce by Poisonives

10. A Kitchen Prayer.

Kitchen Prayer

Kitchen Prayer

11. A Bottle of This.

Rum by nyaha6190

Rum by Nicole

12. Multiple Vapor Rubs.

Vapor Rubs

Vapor Rubs

13. And the Jamaican Flag Everywhere.

Photo by vendeel.naggy

Photo by Vendel Nagy

Photo by flagstyle

Photo by Our Flag


13 thing in every jamaican household

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  • KelZ

    hahaha. SO TRUE.

  • Dörthe Hartmann

    Wow. Ovaltine aka Ovomaltine from Switzerland in a Jamaican household. I’m very surprised. Next time in JA I have to keep my eyes open 🙂