Ackee is Jamaica's national fruit. The fruit was imported to Jamaica from West Africa (probably on a slave ship) before 1778. Since then it has become a major feature of various Caribbean cuisines, and is also cultivated in tropical and subtropical areas elsewhere around the world. The fruit of the ackee is not edible in its entirety. Only the inner, fleshy yellow arils are consumed. It is extremely poisonous in the very center if you eat the red bits
The following photo is a sample of the items that will be included in our donation self-care boxes. These self-care boxes will be distributed to women in Central Florida, New York, Hawaii, Jamaica, South Africa, and Puerto Rico. We want to make this a year round project as it is our mission to empower women everywhere. visit www.nakedlynatural.com for more information.
Oxtail Stew: From Africa to the West Indies - It is a thick soup seasoned with salt and eaten with a bowl of rice.” Stewed oxtail is popular in Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad, and other West Indian cultures… as well as in South Africa, where it’s often cooked in a traditional skillet called a “potjie”.
Rastafarian is a religious movement that emerged in Jamaica in the mid- 20 between the working class and black farmers, calling for the repatriation of the same to his ancestral home : Ethiopia - Africa. This movement proclaims Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia , as the earthly representation of Jah (God).