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Jamaican Beef Patties

Nicole’s Table: Jamaican Beef Patties Recipe

Notes: Jamaican Beef Patties are Jamaica’s number 1 fast food which is typically eaten for lunch. It is world famous! Adam and I would go out of our way just to get a proper beef or chicken patty. When we lived in Baltimore we would often drive up to Park Heights just to satisfy our Read More


Connies Stewed Chicken

Nicole’s Table: Connie’s Stewed Chicken Recipe

Notes: Stewed chicken is common throughout the Caribbean with each locale having its own variation. This recipe was whipped up by Connie one day for some guests who could not eat curry. Connie learned this recipe from her mother when she was a little girl in Guyana so the recipe was prepared from memory. As Read More


Lemony Chickpea Salad

Nicole’s Table: Lemony Chickpea Salad Recipe

Notes: This salad can be a perfect side to some dishes (such as grilled lemon garlic chicken) or provided as a main since the chickpeas are a good source of protein. Whether you are a vegetarian or not, I find this salad to be very filling and satisfying. Give it a try and let me Read More


Ginger Rum Baby Back Ribs

Sweet N’ Hot Ginger Rum Baby Back Ribs

Notes: The rub and BBQ sauce used here comes from a variation of two recipes that I combined to create a BBQ sauce with a Caribbean twist. It makes for a unique flavour that is both good to eat and a good conversation piece. Eat up and enjoy and post some photos and/or comments on Read More


Jerk Beefburger with Pineapple Salsa

Jerk Beefburger with Pineapple Salsa and Chips

Notes: Adam found the original recipe for Jerk Beefburger on BBCGoodFood.com. I have not previously considered using jerk with beef, but Adam selected it and it looked like a good idea. I changed the recipe by removing the carrots and used my dry jerk seasoning instead of the one provided in the original recipe. I Read More


Rockin Jerk Pizza Recipe - Nicole's Table - Antigua

Rockin Jerk Chicken Pizza!

Notes: Adam was hounding me to come up with a recipe using the leftover jerk chicken and marinade from our cooking classes. This is what I came up with. Adam and the kids love it! You can find my original jerk chicken (or maybe tofu!) recipe here. 2 Cups jerk chicken, shredded 1 Red bell Read More


Jerk Chicken

Jerk Chicken (or Tofu!)

Notes: I love jerk foods and use this recipe in all my jerk cooking classes. There are different marinades you can use, but I prefer the wet marinade because it is versatile and works best with tofu if any of my guests want a vegetarian option. This recipe serves four to five people, depending on Read More


Jerk cooking - Honey Jerk Wings

Jerked Wings with a Honey Rum Glaze

Notes: I love jerk cooking so I am using jerk seasoning to lend a flavor to the jerked wings. If you want the wings to be hotter, increase the jerk seasoning to 1 cup. The longer the wings marinade, the hotter they will become. Jerk seasoning comes from Jamaica and its origins date all the Read More


Sticky Jerk Salmon with Mango Slaw

Sticky Jerk Salmon with Mango Slaw

Notes: My husband Adam found this Sticky Jerk Salmon with Mango Slaw recipe on the BBCGoodFood.com web site. I changed a few things when I made the recipe myself, but I leave it here in its original form to honor whomever the chef was who made it first. 🙂 2 Heaped tbsp Jamaican Jerk Paste Read More


Spicy Shrimp with Cauliflower Mash and Garlic Kale

Spicy Shrimp with Cauliflower Mash and Garlic Kale

Note: This is one recipe that is pretty healthy for you so you can feel good when you eat it. The Spicy Shrimp: 1 Tablespoon olive oil 1½ Pound raw shrimp, peeled and deveined ¼ Teaspoon garlic salt ½ Teaspoon chili powder ¼ Teaspoon black pepper Pinch of cayenne (more to taste, for more kick!) Read More