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Jamaican Roast Corn - Yum, Yum!

by Wellesley Gayle
Published July 6, 2017
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Well, by now you have a solid idea of how I love my Jamaican food right?

You should :-)

Anyways, to the meat of the matter, or should I say the corn of the matter (lol).

I was in Sav (Westmoreland) for business, but went downtown ( St. Georges street) to withdraw some funds at the ATM.

Well to my delight, I noticed a gentleman, a vendor, selling one of my favorite Jamaican snacks, roast corn!

You know I had to check him out right?

Of course! And I did!

I bought one and made my way, but so delicious was it, I decided to return and get another one after about 3 kilometers!

This time though, I figured I needed to share 'the moment' with my readers. I made this short video of my interaction with the vendor just for you :-)

It captured (live) one of the ways we prepare roast corn here in Jamaica; this one was with the use of a coal pot fire with a grill!

It brings back so much great memories and I really hope it does the same for you too.

You are familiar with the term 'icing on the cake' right?

Well in the context of the roasted corn, the dried coconut is that 'icing' on the corn - 'it bad' (meaning, delicious)!

You'll notice that the brother gave me a piece of dried coconut at the end to have with it. That truly was the icing on the cake!

JAMAICAN ROAST CORN - VIDEO


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So here is the short little video; I hope it brings back fond memories, and to those not quite familiar with the Jamaican culture, some good insight and interest.

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Please remember to share! KK

For more information on authentic Jamaican food, please click here, for captivating food pictures from Jamaica, click here.

Regards,
WG

P.S. Of course, I always welcome your comments below.

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Jul 07, 2017
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by: Ettenaj

Our children have been missing out on a great part of our culture. Most of them have not had a chance to meet the roast corn, roast dumpling and even the roast banana. Not to mention the unique accompaniments like a little piece of coconut or roasted saltfish or run dung.

Jul 06, 2017
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I love peaches and cream corn
by: Ray-mon

The corn looks delicious as for our local corn we had too much rain in June and caused its growth and therefore must wait for more sun. In the meantime we will eat whatever is available in the market.

Ray

Jul 06, 2017
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Enjoy some delicious roast corn
by: Anonymous

Long time I have not had roast corn, could enjoy some now.

Jul 06, 2017
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by: Anyonymous

This is great!

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