Good food. Good vibes. jamaicaneats.com Click here, scroll down or go to page 3 for where to eat and buy Caribbean food or to AdvERTISE yOUR RESTAURANT & PROdUCT IN your Passport to Caribbean Eating JamaicanEats magazine newsletter December 2010 [email protected] Franz Marzouca photo Styling by Donna Noble We have winners JAMAICANEATS MEMBER winners n Cynthia Morgan, Owings Mills, Maryland, wins Nyam Jamaica n Dorrel Bell, Etobicoke, Ont., Canada; & Sonia Palin, Lancanshire, England, each win a copy of Kin Teeth Kibba Heart Bun SUBSCRIBER winners n Marcia Bogle-Mayne, London, England; & Betty Ho Sang, Tustin, California each win a copy of Kin Teeth Kibba Heart Bun RECIPE OF THE MONTH: Win friends and influence people this holiday season with these scrumptious Rum Balls. PLUS, who can resist the call of delicious eggnog? Indulge... a little. To get the recipes scroll down, go to page 6 OR click on www.issuu.com/jamaicaneatsmagazine/docs/december_newsletter_jamaicaneats Magazines coming your way www.chocolatedreams.com.jm JamaicanEats Members and subscribers, the paper version of the August-November 2010 edition is in distribution and many of you would’ve received your copy already. (The digital version was first distributed in August.) The digital version of the December 2010-March 2011 issue will be distriburted in December and will be followed by the paper version in the mail. Members, stay tuned for the Members Only section of www.jamaicaneats.com, coming soon. This will put recipes and tips from the magazine at your fingertips. The remainder of your Memership Package is coming your way. Not yet a Member? Sign up and be entered to WIN a copy of the scrumptious book Nyam Jamaica. Send a delicious gift to family & friends Bring a taste of the Caribbean to their doorstep. Click here www.jamaicaneats.com to send a membership or subscription to family & friends. COMING... IN THE DECEMBER — MARCH 2011 ISSUE n Get one of the favourite holiday dishes of the late Norma Shirley - forever the Grand Dame of Caribbean cuisine. n VALENTINES ooh la la. Win the heart of your Valentine with a yummy chocolate feast. n EASTER BUN Sweet potato bun and more. We’ve got tasty recipes for this traditional Jamaican Easter treat. DON’T MISS OUT! MAKE SURE YOU CONTINUE GETTING YOUR BELLYFUL OF JAMAICANEATS Sign up and become a member today; become a subscriber or renew your subscription @ www.jamaicaneats.com [email protected] do you remember macca fat? Reader Paulette Shorter who grew up in Kingston but now lives in New York, says she has dim memories of macca fat which she thinks might have been a fruit. Shorter is wondering if other readers remember anything called macca fat. If you remember macca fat, let us know. Send your responses to [email protected] [email protected] We’re still looking for a good old-fashioned BULLA recipe Bulla is a traditional Jamaican treat. The sweet cakey dough is baked to a golden or dark brown crustiness. Photo by Jeffrey Marshall We’re received one yummy Bulla recipe to date from — an American — Jennifer Mullings, who discover this crusty treat when she moved to Jamaica years ago. Get her recipe in the Dec--March 2011 issue. The not so simple quest for a good ol’ fashioned Bulla We thought our quest for good old-fashioned bulla recipes was simple enough. Responding to the longing of Vancouver, Canada, reader Barbara Binns (August - November 2010) for an ol’ time Bulla oozing with dark molasses and perked up with fresh ginger, we put out the call. But, lo and behold, we’ve come to realize that folks hold their bulla recipes close. Oh, we’ve been titillated by Bulla stories, but then told that they remain closely guarded family secrets. So we’re still looking. E-mail us @ [email protected]s.com. Your Passport to Caribbean Eating Around the World. For Delicious Discoveries and Scrumptious Memories. Buy, Eat, Drink, Caribbean anywhere in the world CANADA JAPAN Tokyo JAMAICAN PIZZA JERK JAMROCK CAFÉ & RESTAURANT West Indies Spice Traders Ltd. We serve up a delicious cross-section of Jamaican home-style favourites: Jamaican Patties, Ackee & Saltfish, Oxtail & Beans, Ital Stew, Jerk Dishes, Red Stripe Beer, homemade grapenut nut ice cream and much more. Importers and Distributors of fine Jamaican products into New Zealand and Australia. Brands include: Pickapeppa, Busha Browne, Walkerswod, Jamaica Joe, Local Spice, St Mary's, Tortuga Rum Cakes. Enjoy the spicy flavours of Jamaica in a ‘pizza bowl’. PLUS enjoy traditional dishes like Brown Stew Chicken, Curry Goat and Oxtail. AND we offer vegetarian and vegan dishes. Ask for Chef Bounty Hunter 2707 Commercial Dr., Vancouver Tel: 604-876-3343 E-mail: [email protected] RIDDIM & SPICE Jamaican Caribbean Restaurant Ackee and Saltfish, Jerk chicken, Roti, Fried Plantain, Curry Goat, Oxtail & more Open 7 days a week Mon.- Sat. 11:30 - 9:30 Sundays 12:30 - 8:30 1945 Commercial Dr., Vancouver 604-215-9252 ATM Bldg., 4F, Jingumae 1-21-15 Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0001, Japan Tel: 03-34782364/Intl Dial +81-3-3478-2364 E-mail: [email protected] Owner/Chef: Yvonne Goldson Open: Tues-Thurs & Sun 11:30a-3:00p; 5:00p-10:00p Fri & Sat 12:00p-3:00p; 5:00 p-12:00a Monday - Closed ENGLAND London Ackee & Saltfish Vancouver AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND Tel: 03-546-6905 Fax:09-925-1169 Mobile:027-263-7400 [email protected] Internet tel: 305-704-2295 Retail & Foodservice available. JAMAICA Kingston Where it’s always nice RUMBA CAKE Traditional Jamaican Rum Cake Looks Good. Tastes Great. Sink your teeth into a slice of Luscious Moistness and let your tongue do the Rumba Get yours today: Call us at 604-946-8301 e-mail:[email protected] Log on to: www.jamaicatastybakes.bc.ca The Early Bird Sandwich Bar English & Caribbean Cuisine Weddings, Parties, Events ALL OCCASIONS CATERED FOR: 020 8902 4154 109 Raglan Court Empire Way, Wembley, HA9 0RG www.The-Early-Bird.co.uk Visit our new DEVON HOUSE location 9 Roosevelt Ave. (Herb McKinley Ave.) 876.927.9574/946.3043-4 www.chocolatedreams.com.jm [email protected] Also, get sugar-free chocolate made with 48 hours notice Are you leaving money on the table? That’s what you do every time someone wants a Taste of the Caribbean but can’t find your Jamaican and Caribbean dishes and ingredients.Our mouthwatering 4-in-1 deal will have them coming & returning to your doorstep. For details: www.jamaicaneats.com, 876.655.0879; 604.484.4260; 305.515.8430; 0203 318 4699 Food inspired by... Grandma Actually, she was my great grandmother, and back in St. Mary, Jamaica, we called her Sister Wadi. I remember that she was tall and proud and taught me how to cook. The food I serve at my restaurant may have a modern twist – with items like the Bob Marley Pizza Bowl – but every bite is flavoured with memories of Sister Wadi. - Chef Bounty, Jamaican Pizza Jerk restaurant, Vancouver, Canada Jamaican Pizza Jerk Tel: 604.876.3343 Fax: 604.876.3374 e-mail: [email protected] 2707 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Variations: Instead of vanilla cookie wafers, try crushed shortbread cookies, graham cracker crumbs, crushed meringues, ginger cookies or chocolate wafers. Substitute a cup of pecans or desiccated coconut for the walnuts or go half pecans, half shredded coconut. Or try ¾ cup confectioner’s sugar and ¼ cup cocoa Store in airtight container or freeze for up to a month. Bring to room temperature before serving. Rum Balls and cake from Susie’s Bakery and Coffee Bar, Southdale Plaza, Kingston Rum balls are the perfect indulgence and they are great for holiday parties. Crunchy Rum Balls 2 1/2 cups finely crushed vanilla cookie wafers n 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder n 1 cup confectioners' sugar (plus sugar for coating) n 1 cup finely chopped walnuts n 3 tablespoons corn syrup n 1/4 cup dark rum n 1: In a bowl, mix crushed wafers, cocoa, 1 cup confectioners' sugar and walnuts. 2: Add corn syrup,and rum. Mix. 3: Form into 1-inch balls and roll in confectioners' sugar to coat. Makes about 48 rum balls. QUiCKtips - For maximum flavour, toast pecans. - To better control the stickiness of the batter, chill for about 30 minutes and lightly butter the palms of my hands before forming balls. - Roll balls in white sugar, cocoa powder or chopped nuts. Taste better if left for a few days to allow flavours to mingle and soften. Butter Rum Sauce 1 cup sugar 1 cup half and half, evaporated milk or whipping cream n 1/2 cup butter 1/2 cup dark rum n n 1: In medium saucepan, bring to boil sugar, cream and butter. 2: Reduce heat, simmer, uncovered, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes. 3: Remove from heat and stir in rum. Makes 2 cups. Serve warm over rum cake or rum balls. Makes 2 cups. Answer the call for delicious eggnog Creamy Smooth Egg nog Low Calorie Egg Nog 6 eggs n 1 cup sugar n 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract n 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg n 3/4 cup dark rum n 1/3 cup brandy n 2 cups whipping cream n 2 cups milk n Nutmeg n n 1: Beat eggs until very frothy. 2: Gradually beat in the sugar, vanilla and nutmeg. 3: Stir in cold rum, brandy, whipping cream and milk. 4: Chill. Sprinkle nutmeg on top before serving. Makes about 10 cups. 2 eggs, separated 4 cups skim milk n 1 teaspoon vanilla n 2 teaspoons sugar substitute n 1/4 cup dark rum n 1 dash nutmeg n 1: Combine the egg yolks and milk in a saucepan. 2: Cook over medium heat until the mixture coats a metal spoon. Let cool. 3: Beat egg whites until they form soft peaks. 4: Add to milk mixture, add vanilla, sugar substitute, and extract. 5: Mix lightly. Cover and chill. Sprinkle nutmeg on top before serving. Serves 6. QUiCKtip: For that extra kick, ensure that the liquid ingredients are very cold. Mmm... Mmm M mm... JAMAICAN ME HUNGRY! Caribbean Food Delights is the Home of the Best Jamaican products! Quality is always our priority you’ll taste it in every single mouthwatering bite of our incredibly delicious patties! 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