Yeah Mon! Meet the August "Wander the World" Box!
The August box was delivered and shipped out so our subscribers are enjoying a virtual vacation to Jamaica, this vibrant island full of colour, spirit and excitement!
EXPERIENCE THE HEARTBEAT OF THE CARIBBEAN,
THE RHYTHM OF JAMAICA!
Upon your arrival in Montego Bay, we urge you to explore all that the island offers though the Jamaica Guide and enjoy the featured products in the box to tease your senses and help bring the island alive to you!
JAMAICAN JERK SEASONING + RICE & BEANS DISH (GRACE FOODS CO)
One of the most iconic Jamaican dishes is Jamaican jerk chicken, a spicy and flavourful Caribbean roast chicken dish, served with rice and beans to help balance out the spiciness.
6 chicken breasts or thighs 3 tbsp Grace Jerk Seasoning 2 tbsp tomato ketchup
1 tsp chopped garlic
1 tsp chopped thyme
1 tsp salt
1 tsp black pepper
2 tbsp soy sauce
3 tbsp vegetable oil
1. Combine all ingredients together in a bowl, mix well and let marinate in fridge for 4 to 24 hours.
2. Cook chicken in oven at 375 ̊F for 30 mins, turning once. Chicken can also be cooked on the grill with medium heat turning often until done.
PREPARATION TIME : 10 minutes
COOKING TIME : 30 minutes
SERVES : 6
For recipes and ideas, check out www.gracefoods.ca, provider of authentic Caribbean flavours to Canada.
SPICY GINGER BEER (THE GREAT JAMAICAN GINGER BEER CO.)
Naturally flavoured with dry ginger root extract, The Great Jamaican Ginger Beer is without a doubt the most intense and surprising on the market. It's unexpected "kick" is what makes it stand out among Ginger Beers and a favorite of mixologist that use it to boost their cocktails.You can of course mix it with beer to create a delicious "Shandy", or with brown rum for a "Dark n' Stormy" or with vodka to create a "Moscow Mule". Try mixing it with different kinds of alcohol to make up your own unique cocktails with a "kick".The only limit is your imagination!
For cocktail recipes and ideas, check out www.greatjamaican.com
IT'S ALL IRIE - CUSTOM CREATED SCENT (C&C CANDLE CO)
It's all Irie" - it's the Jamaican philosophy of life. For a laid back culture, "everything is all right", "it's all good". Life is good in Jamaica. No worries! This scent was created to bring you the best of Jamaica - rum with hints of fruit and citrus notes.
ISLAND MANGO MATE (TOTALITEA)
Premium loose leaf tea blend from TotaliTea the Tea Boutique, an independent, local family-owned and operated loose-leaf tea business in Calgary, Alberta. Jamaicans have such a passion for their mangos that they can be found all over the island and during the height of mango season, the aroma of the ripened fruit fill the air all around.
JAMAICA ME CRAZY (HEARTNOTES)
Another custom creation from a local handcrafted business, Heartnotes, this artisan soap with vibrant colours and a burst of citrus notes makes for a tropical escape in the bath!
JAMAICA SUGAR COOKIES (KAKES AND KANVAS)
For a sweet treat and a work of art, these Jamaica-themed sugar cookies will put a smile on your face as you explore the island of Jamaica!
Thank you for subscribing to the August "Wander the World Box!
I hope you enjoyed exploring the island of Jamaica through this box and that you experienced the joy, anticipation, excitement of this boxed vacation!
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