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Taste The Islands With Chef Irie

Jamaica Jammin

Chef Irie gets in touch with his Jamaican roots preparing ackee and saltfish with mashed yams, curried goat with breadfruit and pumpkin salad, and a carrot juice cocktail. We see a glimpse of Chef Irie's Jamaica, then Jamaican Consul General Franz Hall stops in for a meal.
  • program length: 30 minutes
  • episode #202

Thursday, September 13 at 4:00 pm on 12.1


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TASTE THE ISLANDS showcases the sweet, spicy and exotic flavors of Caribbean cuisine. Host Hugh Sinclair (aka "Chef Irie") — a personal chef, caterer and culinary consultant to elite athletes and corporate clients — introduces spices and traditional dishes and explains their history and relevance in Caribbean culture. Each episode opens with co-host Nicole, a Jamaican-born foodie, challenging Chef Irie to incorporate some of her favorite island flavors into a mouth-watering Caribbean-styled meal. Chef Irie's culinary repertoire and passion for Caribbean cuisine and culture shines through as he leads viewers through his unique take on recipes - from citrus-infused snapper ceviche, herb-crusted salmon with green papaya and mango slaw, to callaloo soup, homemade ginger beer, beignet-style banana plantain fritters, and pan-grilled jerk pork medallions - while offering helpful tips and cooking techniques.