Chef Noel Cunningham Jamaican Festival Recipe


Chef Noel Cunningham Jamaican Festival Recipe
Chef Noel Cunningham Jamaican Festival Recipe

Jamaican Festival is an good ole time Island favorite. Try my simple Jamaican Festival Recipe. – Chef Noel Cunningham, Cuisine by Noel


  • 2 Cups of flour
  • 1 3/4 Cup of cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tablespoons of brown sugar
  • 2 Teaspoon baking powder
  • 3 Tablespoons soft butter
  • 1/2 cup cold water
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 Cup of cooking oil
  • 1tsp vanilla
  • 1tsp (nutmeg optional)


  1. Mix together the dry ingredients in a medium mixing bowl.
  2. When they are all evenly combined start adding the water and milk little by little and knead until if form a soft dough.
  3. Add the oil to a deep frying pan and heat on high.
  4. When the oil is hot, divide and shape into egg sized portions.
  5. One at a time, roll each portion to form long dumplings flatten slightly  and place them in the oil.
  6. Reduce heat to prevent the dumpling burning. Turn dumplings until all sides are golden brown.

Chef Noel Cunningham Jamaican Festival Recipe


  • Chef Noel Cunningham

    Chef Noel Cunningham, socially known as Chef Cunny, is the dynamic force behind his catering company, Cuisine by Noel and columnist at cooking sense magazine. His philosophy and passion are reflected in his move towards creating healthier cuisine along with showcasing Jamaican cuisine with a modern twist. He recently appeared twice on CTV Winnipeg’s Morning Live, Kiss102.3fm, and was featured in the November 2015 and March 2016 issue of Jamaican Eats magazine. In the last 12 months, he was also featured in the Jamaica Gleaner, Jamaica Observer and the Jamaican magazine. If that isn’t enough, he has under his belt many television appearances on Jamaica’s CVM TV: Television Jamaica’s morning program Smile Jamaica, Entertainment Report, Intense, Nyammings cooking show and Talk Jamaica Online Radio.

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