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The Jamaica Recipe Contest | The Results

CONGRATULATIONS!!!
To All The Winners

FIRST PLACE!!!

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Get this, the winning recipe here.

A Weekend For Two at the tranquil Tapioca Village Retreat, the hidden gem for peace and tranquility in the hills of St. Mary, Jamaica!

FIRST RUNNER-UP

jamaican_style_brunswick_tuna_and_spaghetti_spicy_dish

Get this fun recipe here.

A Complimentary Night (2 Days) at Luna Sea Inn, to include a breathtaking ocean view room, with full access to paddle boards, kayaks and snorkeling equipment!

SECOND RUNNER-UP

jamaican_bean_stew_and_jerked_rice

Get this exciting recipe here.

Dinner For Two at the 'sweet spot', SkyBeach Seafood Grill, beside the beach under a private palapa!

THIRD RUNNER-UP

jamaican_breadfruit punch recipe

Get this delectable recipe here.

Dinner For Two with the best sunsets, at the amazing Bambooze Restaurant in Negril, Jamaica!

and for the VERY FIRST time, a...

FOURTH RUNNER-UP

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A Complimentary Night (For Two) at the authentic Jamaican Topaz Dream Palace Villa, in 'Cloud 9 for Lovers' (a sweet suite/mini-house on our roof deck) with air conditioning, fans for the natural mystic, twinkling lights on the ceiling, and a Jacuzzi!

PLUS The Consolation Prizes

Unfortunately, no one entered more than three entries, and neither did we have a clear non-best entry, however we still have...

CROWD FAVOURITE

jamaican_gizzarda_recipe

Get this, the winning recipe here.

(Based on Comments & Feedback -on the website)
USD$25 cash courtesy of My-Island-Jamaica.com

&

PUBLISHER'S PICK!

Jamaican_chicken_salad_in_pineapple_shell

Get this creative recipe here.

(Based on Comments & Feedback -on the website)
USD$20 cash courtesy of My-Island-Jamaica.com

JUST IN CASE YOU MISSED IT...

Here Again Is
The
Prestigious Top 10 of the Jamaica Recipe Contest
(With their VOTING Link On Facebook)

  1. Jamaican Chicken Salad in Pineapple Shell
  2. Jamaican Bean Stew and Jerk Rice
  3. Jamaican Vegan Coconut Pasta Recipe
  4. Jamaican-Styled Brunswick Tuna And Spaghetti Spicy Dish
  5. Jamaican Egg Cup Delight Recipe
  6. Jamaican Sweet Potato Smoothie Recipe
  7. Jamerica Callaloo Meat Quiche Recipe
  8. Jamaican Breadfruit Punch Recipe
  9. Jamaican Gizzarda Recipe aka Pinch Mi Roun
  10. Jamaican Blue Draws Recipe

You may also CLICK HERE to see the full list of entries.

Thanks again to all participants!!

And a hearty CONGRATULATIONS to those who made it to the top 10, and eventual winners.

Thanks again to our esteemed Judges and kind Sponsors, we couldn't have done it without them!

It was real fun... look forward to the next contest, coming soon.

THANK YOU EVERYONE!

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THIS WAS HOW IT STARTED...

ONE OF THESE COOL PRIZES COULD BE YOURS! YES YOU!

The Jamaica Recipe Contest is now Closed and the winners awarded!

Click Here To See The Winning Entries


1st Prize:

A Weekend For Two at the tranquil Tapioca Village Retreat, the hidden gem for peace and tranquility in the hills of St. Mary, Jamaica!

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2nd Prize:

A Complimentary Night (2 Days) at Luna Sea Inn, to include a breathtaking ocean view room, with full access to paddle boards, kayaks and snorkeling equipment!

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3rd Prize:
Dinner For Two at the 'sweet spot', SkyBeach Seafood Grill, beside the beach under a private palapa!

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4th Prize:
Dinner For Two with the best sunsets, at the amazing Bambooze Restaurant in Negril, Jamaica!

bambooze on the rock - dinner for two

AND FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME!  A SUPER SPECIAL..

5th Prize:

A Complimentary Night (For Two) at the authentic Jamaican Topaz Dream Palace Villa, in 'Cloud 9 for Lovers' (a sweet suite/mini-house on our roof deck) with air conditioning, fans for the natural mystic, twinkling lights on the ceiling, and a jacuzzi!


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That's A Unprecedented FIVE (5) Amazing Awards!!!!!

PLUS Multiple Consolation Prizes (below)!


  • MOST ENTRIES: 

    (Entrant who submits the most valid entries (>3) )
    USD$50 cash courtesy of My-Island-Jamaica.com

  • CROWD FAVOURITE: 

    (Based on Comments & Feedback -on the website)
    USD$25 cash courtesy of My-Island-Jamaica.com

  • PUBLISHER'S PICK:

    USD$20 cash courtesy of My-Island-Jamaica.com

  • And, LISTEN TO THIS... a 'NON-BEST' Award!

    (Based on non-popular votes)
    USD$10 cash courtesy of My-Island-Jamaica.com

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What Can You Enter In Jamaica Recipe Contest?

We've made it super simple, no restrictions and complications!


  1. There's no food or drink tasting!
  2. You don't need to be a chef nor bartender!
  3. You don't have to know everything about Jamaican food nor drink.
  4. You just need to have on (1) unique recipe that you love - developed or learned!


It could simply be...

  • Your favorite drink (virgin or alcoholic)
  • A traditional Jamaican recipe
  • A 'healthy' Jamaican recipe
  • A dessert recipe
  • A fish recipe
  • A chicken recipe
  • A pork recipe
  • A seafood recipe
  • A vegetarian recipe
  • A jerk recipe
  • A low fat recipe
  • A breakfast recipe
  • Or just a special twist or flavor to an already popular drink or dish/meal!

It doesn't matter, just make sure it is one of your best!

The Jamaica Recipe Contest is now Closed and the winners awarded!

Click Here To See The Winning Entries

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Our Esteemed Judges

Thanks for their willingness to assist in this exciting initiative.

They will be selecting the TEN best: based on originality, presentation (writing) and of course passion.

Winner Selection

Very simple:

  1. Our esteemed judges selected the TOP 10.
  2. Each entrant was encouraged to get their friends & family to vote for them by simply rating and commenting on their entry.
  3. The Top 10 will be posted on social media for voting
  4. The entries with the most votes wins (Top 5)
  5. That's it!

(Contest Entry: August 1 - Midnight August 28, 2019)
(Voting - September 4 to 11, 2019)
(Grand Selection & Award- September 12, 2019)

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Guidelines For Jamaica Recipe Contest

Here were the rules; pretty easy!

  • Please keep it clean, no gore, hatred,racism, sex or violence.
  • Respect of others (and self) is mandatory.
  • Please be detailed in your write-up of your recipe.
    A detailed write-up with a photo will increase your chances of winning the prize!
  • There is no limit to the number of entries you can submit.
    Bear in mind however that you are submitting your BEST!
  • When you submit a recipe, we assume that you own the rights to such work and that you are not violating anyone else's rights.
  • Click Here for a the complete contest rules and limitations.

Pretty simple eeh?

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Did You Have Prior Contests?

Absolutely! Below are the results of the previous contests, including photos, postcards, poems etc.

You are more than welcome to view and enjoy them:

  1. Contest #6 Results
  2. Contest #5 Results
  3. Contest #4 Results
  4. Contest #2 Results
  5. Contest #3 Results
  6. Contest #1 Results

Don't plan to be in Jamaica soon? NO PROBLEM! Most of the awards have an extended window, but we will also allow you to gift your prizes to a good friend or family (see contest rules)

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Here Are The Delectable Recipes Already Submitted!

Click below to see other entries from others like you in our friendly Jamaican online community.

Jamaican Breadfruit Punch Recipe 
Jamaican Breadfruit Punch Recipe || Jamaican Recipe Contest Entry #13 Breadfruit is a very versatile food, used in a variety of ways in the Jamaican …

Jamaican Vegan Coconut Pasta Recipe 
Jamaican Vegan Coconut Pasta Recipe || Jamaican Recipe Contest Entry #12 Ingredients 2 cups of pasta ( of your choice) 1 cup of callaloo …

Jamaican Egg Cup Delight Recipe 
Jamaican Egg Cups Delight Recipe || Jamaican Recipe Contest Entry #11 Ingredients 8 eggs 2 medium tomatoes diced 1 small onion diced …

Jamaican Gizzarda Recipe aka Pinch Mi Roun 
Jamaican Gizzarda aka Pinch Mi Roun Recipe || Jamaican Recipe Contest Entry #10 Jamaican Gizzarda, or pinch mi roun, is an authentic Jamaican sweet …

Jamaican Style Rice Porridge Recipe 
Jamaican Style Rice Porridge Recipe || Jamaican Recipe Contest Entry #9 Ingredients Overnight White Rice (as Jamaicans say) or rice cooked …

Jamaican-Styled Brunswick Tuna And Spaghetti Spicy Dish 
Brunswick Tuna And Spaghetti Spicy Dish Recipe || Jamaican Recipe Contest Entry #8 Ingredients Brunswick Tuna Frankfurters Spaghetti Tomato …

Jamaican Blue Draws Recipe 
Jamaican Blue Draws Recipe || Jamaican Recipe Contest Entry #4 Ingredients 3 cups grated green bananas 1 cup grated coconut 2.5 cups grated …

Jamaican Bean Stew and Jerk Rice 
Jamaican Bean Stew and Jerk Rice || Jamaican Recipe Contest Entry #1 We, Jamaicans, are known for being creative in everything, especially when …

Jamaican Style Bulgar Porridge Recipe Not rated yet
Jamaican Style Bulgar Porridge Recipe || Jamaican Recipe Contest Entry #14 Bulgar is a type of wheat that can be used in a variety of ways. This …

Jamaican Sweet Potato Smoothie Recipe Not rated yet
Jamaican Sweet Potato Smoothie Recipe || Jamaican Recipe Contest Entry #7 Ingredients 1 cup cooked and cooled sweet potato 1.5 cup milk 3 …

Jamerica Callaloo Meat Quiche Recipe Not rated yet
Jamerica Callaloo Meat Quiche Recipe || Jamaican Recipe Contest Entry #5 Ingredients 9 or 10 inch pie crust Your choice of 1/2 cup of chopped …

Appleton Rum and Pepsi - Best Drink In Jamaica Not rated yet
Appleton Rum and Pepsi Drink || Jamaican Recipe Contest Entry #6 Only!!!! Appleton Rum and Pepsi. I live in Fresno CA and remember my two years living …

Jamaican Egg Bites  Not rated yet
Jamaican Egg Bites || Jamaican Recipe Contest Entry #3 Its an easy on the go breakfast, very simple to make and only takes approximately 8 mins. …

Jamaican Chicken Salad in Pineapple Shell Not rated yet
Jamaican Chicken Salad in Pineapple Shell || Jamaican Recipe Contest Entry #2 Who doesn't like a good chicken salad, hence the reason I choose this …

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