No visit to Jamaica is complete with trying the national dish of Ackee and Saltfish. This dish is so well-loved it has been named one of the top ten national dishes in the world. It is prized for the combined salty and spicy tastes of black pepper mixed with local spices. The ackee fruit was brought to Jamaica from Ghana in the 18th century. It is a member of the soapbettery family and is related to the lychee. The dish is lovely to behold: bright yellow ackee contrasting with green peppers and red tomatoes. Generally served at breakfast with dumplings, yam, green bananas, or breadfruit, lovers of the dish are happy to serve it and eat it at any time of the day. And you will too!
About 365 Things to Do, See and Eat in Jamaica
Jamaica has so many unique foods, places and events to offer. These things are often missed by visitors to Jamaica and even locals. Our goal is to have you try new things and see what Jamaica has to fully offer with something to do 365 days of the year. Please note that these are all our opinions and we are always open to suggestions.
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