|Enjoy Roadside Treats|
|Novia McDonald-Whyte, Contributing editor|
July 15, 2004
|Jerk Pork expert Lloyd Duffus of
Yallahs Square (Photos: Karl
The long summer holidays are upon
us and Thursday Food Page suggests planning mini food excursions.
Take a trip for example to the parish of St Thomas. Stop and quench
your thirst with coconut water en route as you take in the true
beauty of the island. Enjoy delicious jerk pork from Lloyd Duffus
who has been at Yallahs Square (right beside Juici Beef patties) for
the last five years. That his jerk pork is in much demand is no idle
boast, since passers-by consume 80-120lbs per day. even more on
Look out for oyster man Leslie
McKie on the Old Harbour Road (when he's not catering for private
parties or at Little Ochi Seafood Carnival); he's been in the oyster
business for twenty-odd years.
|Jeffrey Brown sells coconut drops,
asham, peanut cakes, ital and raw peanuts at Alligator
The May Pen Toll Road will lead you
to Berrydale in Porus and to Uriah Fowles where you can feast on
oranges, mangoes, avocado pears, pineapples, naseberries and
soursop. There are also bottles of Noni and cashew juice as well as
attractive-looking bottles of Scotch bonnet pepper.
For those with a sweet tooth, look
around St Elizabeth (Alligator Pond to be exact) for Jeffrey Brown
who has for the past nine years been making and selling coconut
drops, asham, peanut cakes, ital and raw peanuts. And we've only
just scratched the surface. Keep reading our pages and rediscover
eating island style.
|No related articles were