03 Apr 12 at 10 am







A Jamaican patty is a pastry that contains various fillings and spices baked inside a flaky shell, often tinted golden yellow with an egg yolk mixture or turmeric. It is made like a turnover but is more savory. As its name suggests, it is commonly found in Jamaica, and is also eaten in other areas of the Caribbean, such as Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast. In Haiti, the pastry is thick and crisp, making it essentially a turnover. It is traditionally filled with seasoned ground beef, but fillings can include chicken, vegetables, shrimp, lobster, fish, soy, ackee, mixed vegetables or cheese. In Jamaica, the patty is often eaten as a full meal, especially when paired with coco bread. It can also be made as bite-sized portions called cocktail patties. Among the Jamaican diaspora in the UK, the pastry is more like that of a suet crust, and often made with the fat from Curry Goat which provides the yellow color.


i just jizzed

My mouths watering now.

Patties are literally the perfect food because its portable and extremely filling and satisfying. If i ever get my hands on a good Veggie patty, i want to buy several dozens of them, its so hard to find good ones with lots of veggies in it.

(via lovethyhippie)

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    Vegetable ? ny never had that kind ! but i love chicken and mild beef with cocobread ! YESSS !!
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    I want some now, *mouth watering*
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