Side Dish

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 […]

Creamy Mac ‘n Kees – One Pot Method

Creamy Mac ‘n Kees – One Pot Method

This is the dish with which my adventures in ackee began, here I’m revisiting it but this time around I’ve added coconut milk to the original (Mac ‘n Kees) to make it extra creamy and have used the one pot pasta method so there’s a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Earth Day Spinach Ackee Dip

Earth Day Spinach Ackee Dip

This Saturday April 22 is Earth Day, it’s celebrated in over 190 countries to show support for environmental protection. Whether or not you plan to participate in an organised activity on the day we can all do small things each and every day that add […]

Fluffy Ackee Biscuits

Fluffy Ackee Biscuits

When done right biscuits are the real MVP. A favourite side of fried chicken or BBQ; heaven smothered in gravy and the foundation of a banging breakfast sandwich. But they don’t only play for the savoury side: warm with a smear of butter and preserves […]

Introducing Mac ‘n Kees – The Ultimate Vegan Alternative to Mac and Cheese

Introducing Mac ‘n Kees – The Ultimate Vegan Alternative to Mac and Cheese

Try this creamy vegan alternative to mac and cheese: Mac ‘n kees! It uses virtually two ingredients, is kid-friendly, quick and easy to prepare and ready in less than 15 minutes. You can add nutritional yeast as an optional third ingredient for a cheesy flavour […]