VIDEO: Jamaican Influencer Rameish DeSouza Spices Up TikTok with an Octopus Stewed Peas Recipe

Rameish DeSouza is a Jamaican entrepreneur, manager, and social media influencer who has gained popularity on platforms like TikTok. He is known for his vibrant personality, fashion sense, and unique take on popular Jamaican dishes. In the viral TikTok video, the process of cooking Authentic Jamaican Octopus Stewed Peas unfolds with vibrant authenticity that immediately grabs the attention of viewers.

The scene quickly changes to a sizzling pot, where the diced fresh vegetables are sautéed, releasing their flavours. The star ingredient, octopus, is added to the pot, each tentacle searing to a caramelized perfection. With a splash of coconut milk, the scene becomes a symphony of colors and aromas.

As the stew simmers, DeSouza expertly adds a medley of traditional Jamaican spices – thyme, allspice, and bay leaves – infusing the dish with layers of complexity. Reactions to the video ranged from general amusement to questions about the dish’s authenticity to Jamaican cuisine.

As the final dish comes together, viewers are treated to a steaming bowl of Octopus Stewed Peas, adorned with a sprig of fresh thyme. With a final flourish, DeSouza takes a satisfying spoonful, inviting viewers to savor the vibrant flavors of Authentic Jamaican cuisine.