Where Did Jamaican Jerk Chicken Come From?

One of the most well-known Caribbean foods is Jamaican Jerk Chicken. Most Caribbean and Jamaican restaurants serve this dish – but do you know its origins?  The origins of this recipe go back 2500 years to the settling of Jamaica by the Arawak tribe. This tribe, from Peru, used the word charqui for strips of…
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Beyond Bob Marley and Ziggy Marley: Jamaican Musicians You Should Know

When you think of music coming out of Jamaica, you may think of reggae music. And if you think of reggae music, chances are, you think of Bob Marley and his son’s band Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers. While Bob and Ziggy Marley are incredibly talented musicians, there are many more Jamaican musicians to…
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From Jamaica to Indianapolis Flight

From Jamaica to Indianapolis, Indiana

Whether in the real life, behind-the-scenes world, or on the touristy trails, Jamaica’s beauty inspires a plethora of thoughts, feelings and emotions. This little island is smaller than the state of Indiana, and yet, it too grows some of the worlds greatest.  (We grew Michael Jackson… They grew Bob Marley AND Usain Bolt – Kindred…
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What Makes the Best Jamaican Food?

That’s a great question. Let’s talk about what makes the best Jamaican food. If you’re lucky enough to make the decision to head to Jamaican Breeze Bar & Grill, you’re in for a huge culinary surprise. Because the island of Jamaica is bursting with flavorful food that ranges from lush tropical fruits and vegetables to…
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The Top 10 Items of Jamaican Pride (In our opinion)

It goes without saying that the country of Jamaica is one of the most beautiful places on earth, full of treasures. Jamaica has its own stereotypes and people usually know us by the way we talk, eat and dress. Yeah mon. (smile) We hope that you enjoy some of the things that which Jamaica is…
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Cricket

How Did Cricket Become So Popular in Jamaica?

At one point in time Jamaica was once a British colony. British Colony from 1707 until 1962, when it became independent. Jamaica became a Crown colony in 1866. The sport of Cricket started in England, and the English absolutely love and played the sport and entertainment. The sport of cricket has a known history beginning…
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