Sauces & Dips

Big Mout’ Fish Sandwich with Ackee Tartar Sauce

Big Mout’ Fish Sandwich with Ackee Tartar Sauce

One of my guilty pleasures when I’m in Jamaica is the coco bread fish sandwich from Tastee; warm coco bread with a fried fish patty, shredded lettuce and a slather of mayo. My version is made on homemade coco bread with a zippy pak choy […]

Kale “Caesar” with Creamy Ackee Dressing

Kale “Caesar” with Creamy Ackee Dressing

A well made Caesar salad is hands down one of my favorite things. This caesar inspired ackee dressing packs all the caesar flavour you love but is eggless and dairy free! Too amazing not to share…

Ackee & Eggplant Dip

Ackee & Eggplant Dip

This creamy, garlicky, ackee eggplant dip was a “stumbled across” recipe. For the most part I have a list of ideas and work from there but sometimes I’ll have bit of ackee left over from a previous recipe and throw it in to what I’m […]

Chipotle Ackee Mayo with Green Plantain Chips

Chipotle Ackee Mayo with Green Plantain Chips

Bringing a smoky and spicy kick to the party, chipotles added to ackee mayo makes a delicious dip or spread. It was our favourite dip for the ackee fritters and is used on the Ackee Smash Burger. It is easy to make and so are […]

Ackee Smash

Ackee Smash

Meet guacamole’s distant cousin: ackee smash. It is easy to make, versatile and can be had warm or cold. Great for dipping chips, putting on a salad or in a wrap and of course absolutely banging on an Ackee Smash Burger 😉 Too amazing not […]

Ackee Basil Pesto

Ackee Basil Pesto

Packing powerful punches from ackee, basil and sunflower seeds, this sauce is a nutrient powerhouse! Try it on pasta or as a spread on a sandwich or in a wrap; it’s the base sauce used on the Ital Enuh Keeza; don’t you just love when healthy and […]

Ackee Ranch Dressing

Ackee Ranch Dressing

Ranch is one of the all-time favourite salad dressings and dips; since Ackee Mayo is a thing, then naturally Ackee Ranch should also be a thing.  Too amazing not to share…

Savoury Ackee Cream

Savoury Ackee Cream

The simplest recipe of them all, with just a handful of ingredients and a blender, boom! You’re done! This basic recipe is the perfect starting point for trying out ackee in new ways in fact, it’s where my ackee experimentation began. Too amazing not to […]

Vegan Ackee Sauces, Dips & Spreads

Vegan Ackee Sauces, Dips & Spreads

Did you know that ackees have been found to be rich in potassium, magnesium, calcium and sodium?; That they contain all the essential amino acids (with arginine being the predominant one)?; Or that they are reported to be rich in linoleic, oleic, palmitic and stearic […]

Pumpkin Ackee Butter

Pumpkin Ackee Butter

This simple recipe uses little effort for maximum results. With just a handful of ingredients including fresh rather than canned pumpkin there is no stovetop simmering required; this means you can pop the pumpkin in the oven, put your feet up, come back and in […]

Ackee Cream Cheese Spread

Ackee Cream Cheese Spread

Savory ackee and cream cheese spread, a simple recipe using virtually two ingredients:  add your own spin and make it as simple or as fancy as you’d like. Spread it on bagels or toast for breakfast or as a  dip with chips. Too amazing not […]

Ackee Ribbon Sandwiches

Ackee Ribbon Sandwiches

These ribbon sandwiches are colourful, nutritious and tasty; they contain no artificial flavourings or colours and are vegan! They use ackee bean spread instead of cheese paste and are tinted naturally with turmeric, spinach and beet powders. Here they’re made on wheat bread but you […]

Fritter Double Take – Part 2: Ackee Stuffed Saltfish Fritters

Fritter Double Take – Part 2: Ackee Stuffed Saltfish Fritters

Saltfish fritters are a Jamaican favourite and Ackee and Saltfish is the national dish. I’ve married the two and created these ackee stuffed saltfish fritters, the best of both in one amazing bite! Too amazing not to share…

Fritter Double Take – Part 1: Ackee Fritters

Fritter Double Take – Part 1: Ackee Fritters

Feather light and chock full of flavour these ackee fritters are delicious by themselves or dipped. They contain egg whites which makes them light and fluffy but they can easily be made vegan by omitting the egg whites and adding more water or by using […]

Grain Bowls with Ackee Tahini Dressing

Grain Bowls with Ackee Tahini Dressing

Grain bowls are a fun way to upgrade your salad game and incorporate a variety of whole grains into your diet. These Asian inspired bowls feature not one but three ancient grains; a colourful array of veggies; spicy chicken, shrimp or brussel sprouts (to suit […]