Food, Travel & Leisure

New York City summer means Jamaican Jerk

From jerk pans in Prospect Park, Brooklyn to a jerk van in Manhattan, Jamaica’s signature dish is all over the Big Apple. After all jerk, with its unique balance of flavours is one of the world’s great BBQ traditions, reasons the New York Times.

Oh, and they also compiled some Jamaican recipes.

“You have to taste that scallion, taste that fresh herb, taste that Scotch bonnet…You can’t just throw some sauce on grilled chicken and call it jerk.”

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Photograph: Jennifer May/New York Times