History of Jamaican food

Let’s talk about Jerk Style Cooking

Jerk Chicken one of Jamaica most popular dishes in Jamaica. When the Maroon introduced African meat cooking technique to Jamaica. The method of cooking meat for long period of time served for a good reason. Keeping insects away from raw meats, preserving the meat longer once it has been cooked. this process also introduce a strong smoky favor. The word Jerk is a Spanish word that comes from a Peruvian word “Charqui” meaning dried strips of meat like what is know as jerky.

Chris McLaughlin
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