Jamaican reviews

Island Delight Jamaican Brown Stew Lamb with Rice

Published on March 2nd, 2019

8.5 mins in the microwave from frozen. Crap packaging, need to cut the film with a knife to get the contents out. Nice smell, quite sweet. “Spice Level: 3” (out of 3), according to the box. The result was disappointing, with only a touch of chilli that tastes vaguely Mexican. Has the richness of a… [Read More]

3 out of 5

The Original Patty Co. Jerk Chicken Patty

Published on March 5th, 2018

Smells of BBQ. Very sweet aroma. Pastry holding up a lot better than the previous patty we reviewed. Very strong herb flavour, like an over-the-top lamb tagine. Quite a perfumey experience. Not unpleasant as such, but definitely hits you. Pleasant kick of chilli in the aftertaste. Reasonably well filled. Good ratio of filling to pastry…. [Read More]

4 out of 5

Port Royal Jamaican Beef Patty

Published on February 5th, 2018

Quick and cheerful, this is a decent sized snack for 85p. Clear cooking instructions, minimal packaging, maximum ease. Putting it on the plate to microwave, it looks a bit thin – what you want to see is a patty packed with meat. 1 minute in the microwave, and the pastry comes out a bit damp… [Read More]

4 out of 5