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Jamaican Bammy Two Ways Video Home Page
A video of how to make Jamaican Bammy Two ways

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A photo of the creators of Cook Like A Jamaican

Before they were decimated by the Europeans, the indigenous Carib, Arawak, and Ciboney mixed with the newcomers and the Africans as well, giving rise to a mixed Creole population.

This YouTube video shows how cassava flour is made in a large scale factory setting.

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This is said to be the origins of sweet potato casserole. Printed in 1796, it was written by Amelia Simmons who dubbed herself an American Orphan. This is touted as the first American cookbook.

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This is another recipe from American Cookery by Amelia Simmons. This recipe mentions yams and this is why it is added to my items for this exhibit

1 drawing : watercolor and gray ink, 19.2 x 12.9 cm. (sheet) | Rear view of black woman in yard, chickens and thatched roof structure nearby.

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Photograph of 5 women, 4 of them with large trays of sweets.

Sullivan Jamaica Cookery Book YAM section.pdf
The is the section of the Jamaica Cookery Book that is devoted to yams and yam recipies

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1897 Jamaican culinary reference in English language.
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