Check out our second episode of ‘Rastacat Kitchen’. A large amount of Rastafarians in Jamaica are strict vegans. I was lucky to sample of the best local vegan food in Jamaica last year and meet some the local dons and hero’s flying the flag for natural insanely good Jamaican food. Here is a western version of ‘Jamaican Vegan Bake’ I got shown in Ja last year. Enjoy crew x
Following our teaser video we launched a couple of weeks back, here is our first video of our series ‘Rastacat Kitchen’ showing you how to use our Jamaican food products in every day cooking and entertaining.
For all you meat, lowNslow, spice lovers this is right up your alley. To cook simple, yummy Jamaican food for your next get together we have launched our video with an online special to pick up our award winningJamaican Jerk Box for $25 included free delivery Australia wide. Offer ends in 5 days 19th June 2016. Snap it up here
Stay Rasta , Stay Cool & enjoy our first episode of ‘Rastacat Kitchen’….
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).
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 →
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.
In Ocho Rios, Jamaica one of our favourite food joints was Calabash Ital Rastarant. The owner Iwah Anderson was a ‘true’ rasta. No meat, no dairy, no alcohol and meditated daily. He created an amazing food and cultural experience at his humble location tucked away from the main roads of Ocho Rios
We received some more love and support for our Jamaican products and free recipes that all our customers have access too ,from non other than The Foodologist,George Ujvary. George is an award winning food producer and food industry advocate based in Adelaide. His views are highly regarded Australia wide and we thank you for your honest experience of The Ja Joint brand. Here is our recipe, our products, his experience and in his words. Thanks George look foward to meeting you soon…