Welcome to my gluten-free blog! I'll be sharing everything gluten-free from where you can source gluten-free food in Jamaica to what it's like living gluten-free in Jamaica with limited options available and how I get by. So wether your a fellow gluten-free Jamaican like me or a visitor I hope you'll find useful information in … Continue reading Welcome
Jamaican Escovitch Fish Fillet prepared with gluten-free batter. Batter-fried fish with a crispy crust and perfectly fried fish on the inside.
Being gluten-free in Jamaica and not having easy access to affordable gluten-free flour alternatives, you tend to get creative. On the other hand, you may be interested in making your own flour blend from scratch. If that is the case, then this is a vital step in making your own blend, and that's making flour … Continue reading How To Make Rice Flour
Jamaican Red Peas Soup Jamaican style red peas soup is something my sisters and I always looked forward to. My mother would make it with lots of ground provisions (yam, potato, pumpkin) boiled dumplings and meat. After starting my vegetarian lifestyle my mom switched removed the meat from her recipe and added more beans and … Continue reading Jamaican Red Peas Soup
Codfish fritters also known as Stamp and Go as well as the popular saltfish fritters is said to be one of Jamaica's original food.
Hey there. You have probably heard or read about the health benefits of being gluten-free and you maybe wondering, should I go on a gluten-free diet? My personal view on this is yes, if not a strict gluten-free diet then a partial one, simply reduce your gluten intake. Being gluten-free has a lot of health … Continue reading Should You Go Gluten-Free?
I have been trying to find different ways to utilize what is grown in my yard and is readily available to Jamaicans. Coincidentally the cassava roots my father planted was ready to be harvested. I saw my mother preparing the cassava in a way new to me, after cleaning the skin off the cassava roots, … Continue reading Cassava Flatbread or Pizza Crust
We’ve baked this cake a few times in my home, but it was always it’s gluten counterpart. Now since I’m gluten-free and I’ve taken it up on myself to bake the things I crave from my past diet, it was time to experiment. Growing up I ate a lot of bananas, my father even planted … Continue reading Gluten-Free Banana Cake