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Emancipation Day

Emancipation Day became a public holiday in Jamaica in 1893. However, when the country gained Independence from the British in 1962, it was discontinued.

Jamaica Carnival

Modern Carnival is said to have begun in Trinidad and Tobago in the 18th century and quickly spread to other Caribbean countries, including Jamaica.

Jamaican Easter Bun and Cheese

Easter time has come again! The Jamaican Easter Bun and Cheese is a sandwich eaten during crucifixion season. The bun and cheese is a spin-off of the British hot cross bun (traditionally eaten on Good Friday to symbolize the crucifixion of Jesus).  The Jamaican Easter bun is shaped like a loaf and is filled with…
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The Jamaican Grand Market

Also known as the “Gran’ Market” this special event happens across Jamaica in all major towns on Christmas Eve. It is quite the energetic and colorful place to be then, allowing folks to purchase last minute gifts or to find items that are only available at the Gran’ Market. The event generally starts in the…
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Jamaican Black Cake

Photo by Food.52 A special occasion cake, the Jamaican Black Cake is generally at the center of every holiday and celebration – whether it’s Christmas or a wedding, it’s a staple dessert recipe. This moist cake can add a festive tone to your holiday season. Here’s what you need to know about its history and…
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What Is Boxing Day and How Do Jamaicans Celebrate It?

You may have seen “Boxing Day” on the calendar – usually the next day or weekday after Christmas – and wondered what it is. It turns out there are as many stories about what Boxing Day is and how to celebrate it as there are recipes for the perfect Jerk Chicken. Here are a couple…
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Which Founding Father Was Born in the Caribbean?

Hint: “How does a […] Scotsman, dropped in the middle of a forgotten Spot in the Caribbean by providence, impoverished, in squalor Grow up to be a hero and a scholar?”* Alexander Hamilton, Revolutionary War hero, Federalist Papers author, founder and chief of the United States financial system, lawyer, and founding father of the United…
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Jamaican Breakfasts

Jamaican breakfasts are often large and typically consist of a main course and a root vegetable of some sort. There are some traditional Jamaican breakfasts you’ll want to know about – and if you haven’t tried them yet, you’ll want to try them. Why not start your day off in the most delicious way possible? …
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The Story of Curry Goat

You may have noticed curried goat on our menu. If you haven’t tried this decadent Jamaican dish, you’re missing out. The foods of the Caribbean, particularly Jamaica, reflect the rich cultural diversity of those who migrated to Jamaica. We’ve already talked about the origins of Jerk Chicken and how this special way of preparing chicken…
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