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by Venesha Johnson | Associate Writer
Jamaican cuisine is quite different from everyone else’s. There is no mistaking Jamaican cuisine and its distinctive flavours. Yes even when you find similar dishes, if you are familiar with Jamaican food you will immediately be able to separate it from the rest.
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Across the world, the three primary meals observed for the day are breakfast, lunch and dinner and it is no different in Jamaica. You will find though that most Jamaican dishes can be had at any time of the day.
So what do Jamaicans eat?
Here are some dishes that Jamaicans eat throughout the day.
For most contemporary-style breakfasts, preparation can be done within 30 minutes, however, if you plan on preparing a Jamaican-style breakfast you will need much more time to prepare. Jamaican breakfasts are usually pretty heavy and hence also very filling.
The main dishes are usually paired with Boiled foods such as Banana, yam, dumplings or fried dumplings, or roasted or fried breadfruit. Below are some of the most popular Jamaican breakfast dishes, couple any of these with a cup of Jamaican tea for the perfect combo.
Lunch and dinner in Jamaica are typically made up of the same dishes. Most proteins are served with sides such as plain rice, rice and peas, pumpkin rice, boiled foods, Roasted breadfruit, festivals and much more. Pair it with any popular Jamaican drink for the full experience.
Jamaica isn’t mainly known for its desserts, or maybe it’s better to say that they are not really considered desserts by Jamaicans because they are typically had as snacks and eaten throughout the day. But here are some Jamaican sweet treats to close off your Jamaican meal with:
There you have it, things Jamaicans eat for breakfast, lunch, dinner and even dessert. Want to know what Jamaican dishes make for a great appetizer, click here.
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