“What a Way Eeit Hugly”: Ugli Fruit

It’s beyond rare that I find a “product of Jamaica” in a large chain supermarket here in Montreal. I guess today was my lucky day. I stumbled upon “ugli fruit.”

Ackee and Tempehfish (A Vegan Take on Ackee and Saltfish)

I just had to create a vegan rendition on Jamaica’s national dish, ackee and saltfish.  Ackee is a yellow-fleshed fruit that grows on a tree.  It is poisonous to eat before it has fully opened and ripened.  Many people say that the flesh of the ackee, which is eaten, is more reminiscent of scrambled eggs than…

Curry Apple Mixed Greens Salad

I literally just made this. 5 minutes. Tops. Curry (esp. Jamaican curry) is such a versatile seasoning.  That’s why I love it so. You can use it in a tofu scramble or even in quinoa (I will upload a post about this). It is spicy, bitter (because of the turmeric) and it will stain your…