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The Christmas Cake

Jamaicans are not the only ones for whom fruitcakes are typically served in celebration of weddings and as The Christmas cake. There has been a long fruitcake tradition with the earliest recipe from ancient Rome

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Farewell Aunt Ritta

Going overseas to attend a relative’s funeral is never easy.  There are the last minute travel plans, the memories and saying farewell.  Avril called to inform me her Mom, Henrietta Amelia Dawkins, had died.  Henrietta

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Community Groups

A Tale of Two Stories

Attended the annual meeting for Women of Macquarie Park Ryde Business After Hours on Monday 9 May 2022.  What an interesting evening!! Had the pleasure of listening to two women from two generations and donating

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What’s for Dinner?

Have you had one of those work days that just went pear shaped?  Well I vividly remember the two of us who staffed the Sydney office visiting a client to finalise the presentation for the

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Jamaican Curry

Curry is thought to have originated as early as 2500 BCE in what is modern-day Pakistan.  Since then, curry has evolved into a truly global food.  It travelled the world through colonization, immigration, indentured labour

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Community Groups

COVID Impacts

As COVID requires physical distancing, wearing a mask, staying home with curfews, lockdowns, and vaccination drives it has had some positive impacts.  What you may ask are some of these positive COVID impacts?  It may

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Sydney Caribbean Festival

Jamaican Products presents the 2021, now 2022, Sydney Caribbean Festival. Come share our Caribbean culture, experience our unique food and be entertained by our distinctive music and dance on Saturday 9 April 2022. This family

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Community Groups

International Women’s Day 2021

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. Marked annually on March 8th, IWD is one of the most important days of the year to:

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Products

Saltfish – Salted Cod Fish

Ever wondered about the history of saltfish in the Caribbean and why Jamaican Products only offers dried salted cod fish from Norway?  Origins Fishermen on both sides of the Atlantic have been eating cod since

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Community Groups

Master Of My Fate … by Sienna Brown

I was born in Jamaica and spent my early childhood in Kingston, before my family migrated to Toronto Canada. There the bitter cold shattered any illusions I had about enjoying the romance of a ‘white

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