Jamaica: Ackee and saltfish ๐Ÿ‡ฏ๐Ÿ‡ฒ


When you think of fruit, what comes to mind?ย Peeling back a starchy, sweet banana? Plucking a juicy Hood strawberry? Buying a pint of raspberries at the farmers market? A tart cherry?

A few months ago, I picked up a couple of cans of ackee, the fruitย half of Jamaica’s national dish, ackee and saltfish. Now, I love exotic fruits โ€“ it’s fun to think that there are hundreds of fruits around the world that I’ll never try (top on the list, for me, is the cashew fruitโ€ฆ I spent hours walking around La Merced in Mexico City searching for a northerly-straying maraรฑon).

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