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Jamaican Articles - Jamaican Recipes vs. American Recipes

The largest concentration of Jamaicans living abroad are in the USA. These Jamaicans have taken traditional American recipes and added a touch of Jamaica to it to make them feel at home. Making traditional breakfast recipes in t Jamaican breakfast recipes, is the best way to start your day off right. Using great Jamaican herbs and spices we will show you how to spice up your regular breakfast.

Weekends are  when you and the children have more time to spare to make breakfast. Usually the more traditional flapjack or pancake recipes along with a bowl of cereal are usually what  most people Jamaicans and Americans get before going to work or to school in the morning. However there are other traditional great tasting American breakfast recipes that have been made into authentic Jamaican recipes with a few changes to some key ingredients in these recipes. Two of the most popular recipes include the French toast and pancake recipes.

A good choice for a Jamaican breakfast menu is pancakes, French toast with Jamaican fruit, scrambled eggs or breakfast meats, they're easily mixed from simple ingredients and cook relatively quickly. As with any Jamaican menu, the key to smooth, efficient Jamaican breakfast preparation is to assemble all the ingredients, equipment and serving items before you begin cooking. Here are a list of ingredients you should have in your kitchen when preparing Jamaican breakfast recipes, Jamaican onions, Jamaican escallion, Jamaican nutmeg, baking powder and salt. However despite these key Jamaican ingredients, the breakfast must be well complemented so we revised the two top American breakfast recipes and Jamaican zed them. Jam-American Pancake Recipe & Jamaican French Toast Recipe.

One of the major differences between Jamaican breakfast recipes and American breakfast recipes is the fact that Jamaican breakfast recipes are mainly fruit based. Almost every Jamaican breakfast meat is accompanied by a fruit or a vegetable. Great Jamaican breakfast recipes such a Ackee & Salt fish, Mackerel Rundown, Callalloo & Banana, Liver and Kidneys with Fried Dumplings and a host of other are a full fledged breakfast. Jamaica does not actually specialize in fast food breakfast recipes these are full meals. Imagine great American nutritious breakfast recipes with Jamaican herbs and spices. This has thrilled most American tourists in Jamaica’s resort town of Montego Bay, Negril and Ocho Rios.

Here are some of the more popular Jamaican breakfast recipe menus:

Hot Beverage: - Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee or Hot Jamaican Cocoa Tea

Cold Beverage: - Grapefruit Juice, Orange Juice and or Jamaican Soursop Juice

Cereals: - Hominy Corn Porridge, Banana Porridge or Rice Porridge

Meals: - Ackee & Saltfish, Callaloo & Boiled Bananas, Mackerel & Boiled Dumplings & Bananas, Codfish Fritters & Ackee, Franks & Beans with Fried or Roasted Breadfruit, Jamlette (Jamaican Omlette) with Fried Breadfruit, Stewed Okra with Fish.

Dessert: - Jamaican Fruit Salad, Sliced Jamaican Grapefruit, Jamaican Tamarind Balls or Peeled Jamaican Star Fruit

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