The Jamaican Ackee

Originally posted on Take A Bite:
This is another element of Jamaica that I would love to share. I absolutely love this fruit and its dishes. The Ackee is the national fruit of Jamaica.  Its name is derived from the West African Akye fufo.  It is widely consumed in Jamaica, and Jamaicans are among the only…

The Jamaican Pineapple

The Jamaican Pineapple The Jamaican pineapple is indigenous to South America mainly Brazil and Paraguay.  The Tainos Indians who were originally from South America brought the pineapple to Jamaica and the rest of the Caribbean. They were the first foreigners to arrive in Jamaica which happened before long before Christopher Columbus was born. About The … More The Jamaican Pineapple