Cooking

Ital Cooking: Making Chocolate Tea

Watch Making Chocolate Video

Miss Mary, Mokko's neighbor
Chocolate bean on tree
Raw chocolate bean
Finished chocolate balls

Pumpkin/Gunga Pea Soup Ital Recipe

A wonderful, healthful choice when feeding a crowd Jamaican cuisine.

Start a large pan of water, 1/2 full to boil on the stove or fire then add in order:

Preparing the pumpkin
Peeling irish potato
Cutting the coconut with a machet (Warning-don't try this at home!)
Grating the coconut to prepare juice
Squeezing the coconut for juice, dogs standing at attention for their turn
Making long skinny dumplings
It's Soup!

Jamaican Pumpkin Soup: Ital Recipe

 by Ras Soloman Jackson, Mokko

Kidney beans, coconut juice, pumpkin and root crops stewed and seasoned with spicy scotch bonnet pepper! Yum!! 

Mokko's Cooking Pot
Mokko in his Kitchen

Jamaican Rundung Ital Recipe

 Jamaican Rundung is a sauce that can be used over any starch food. What makes it Rundung is that it is made with extracted coconut water. (In Jamaica this is called "strong coconut juice.") You can substitute any fish or vegetable you desire, but always use scallions and thyme. It is incredibly delicious!

Ingredients for Rundung:

Fresh Ackee
Natural Wood Fire
Preparing Ackee
Mokko in his Kitchen
Finished Rundung
Mokko Smiling