Episode 305: Some Like It Hot–Jamaican Jerk History

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Trying to pinpoint origins of cuisines from the Caribbean is not an easy task The many traders invaders colonists and travelers left bits and pieces of their cuisines that became incorporated in the island food cultures And Like most Caribbean islands Jamaican foods are derived from many different settlement cultures including British Dutch French Spanish East Indian Portuguese Chinese and importantly West African Writer Rochelle Oliver takes us back to the 1500 s to learn about the origins of the favorite Jamaican food preparation Jerk Click here to visit this podcast episode