Taking Jamaican Food “To Another Level” Round

Taking Jamaican Food “To Another Level”

Imagine you’ve just runaway from a sugar plantation on the British colony of Jamaica, having escaped with the help of a complex language of drumming that signaled that the time was right. The natives are long gone, having been exterminated by European colonials. You and the other ex-slaves are among the first generations of West Africans to a have carved out your independence here, in the mountainous interior. You’ve brought with you some knowledge of your native tongue, mixed with bits of English and Spanish, and the know-how to grow crops on the plantation.

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