Soft island breezes and warm spices are both key to what makes the island of Jamaica special. The mix of African, European, and indigenous cultures has created a unique cuisine that emphasizes fresh island produce from hot peppers to mangos. Popular products from Jamaica include scotch bonnet pepper sauces, coffee beans, jerk seasonings, and curry powders.
What Jamaican dishes can I make?
Traditional dishes from Jamaica are hearty and full of earthy spices. Jerk seasoning, a Jamaican combination of nutmeg, chilis, and brown sugar, can be used in a variety of ways, from steamed rice to the popular jerk chicken. Cover grilled meats and vegetables with scotch bonnet hot pepper sauces from brands such asPickapeppaand Walkerswoodfor an even spicier way to explore the island cuisine, including their national dish of Ackee and Salt Fish.
Where can I buy Jamaican ingredients?
Supermarket Italy carries a variety of hot pepper sauces, curry powders, and jerk seasonings. Shop online and get the taste of the islands delivered to your home.