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Rastafarian Culture in Jamaica – The Ital Diet

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Last year, we went back to Jamaica and got to experience the culture on which this whole brand is based. We ate at some of the best restaurants and got to experience the true, authentic Jamaica through food; most of our diet during our time there was vegan (AKA ital in Jamaican).

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Why we care about cultural diversity in Australia

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In 2013, we told you our story up until then (which you can read here). Now almost two years later, we’d say it’s time to look back and see how far we’ve come since then.

The story of The Ja Joint starts in Saint Ann, Jamaica, where our founder, Carly Day’s, family settled and bought land in the 1930’s. The Ja Joint as inspired by Carly’s heritage, and is what led her to introduce authentic Jamaican food to Australians.

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Back to Basics: What is Jerk Chicken?

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Picture it: Jamaica. You think of sun, sand and surf, right? The breeze in your hair as you live up the island life? You start to smell something in the air, the breeze has brought it to you… and it smells delicious.

Since launching The Ja Joint, we’ve given you countless recipes that anybody can make with our delicious products in their kitchen and their own backyard. We even send out free recipes with all of our kits! But there are still those who ask us what exactly Jerk Chicken is…  Continue reading

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JAMAICAN BEER CAN CHICKEN MASTERCLASS

This week the winner of Taste of Harmony competition Sundtee from Target Gold Coast had three hours learning how to cook Jamaican food using our products. One of the things I love most about doing cooking classes is learning about other people’s cultural background, and the exchange of knowledeg and techniques  Sundtee’s background is Thai/Australian.

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Jamaican Cooking Class #thejajointstyle

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