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Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Yard Food Names

Bully Beef- Bully is actually "corn beef". It known as Bully Beef in Jamaica

Dutty Gal- This is sardines in a can (yeah I know a bit derogatory)

Foska- Roll Oats

Calabaza- West Indian Pumpkin

Avocado Pear-This is what Jamaicans call Avocado

Janga- Crawfish-The image “” cannot be displayed, because it contains errors.

Jelly- This is a term used for coconut

Stamp and Go-
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washmouth- This is usually the first meal of the day, (and that is not necessarily breakfast)


Spinners-This is dumpling

These are all I can think of. If anyone knows any more please let me know.


jon said...

It was interesting to read all the terms for the different foods even though I'm so innocent dutty gal went right by me! ;)

iriegal said...

HA Ha, Jon you are too funny. I knew some but my Jamaican friend from the country told me some too.

good to see you again...