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hot Grilled Jamaican Jerk Chicken on a rude board with sauce and lemon on a rustic wooden



Meet Chef Irma


Chef Irma Gottshalk was born in Kingston, Jamaica. At the age of 14, she migrated to the United States to live in Houston, Texas where she graduated from Elsik High School and joined the Army. Irma was deployed to Operation Desert Storm and Shield, and Iraqi Freedom. She retired from the United States Army with 22 years of service.



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Bless Up! Respect & Manners Cookbook
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Cook & Eat Jamaican Cuisine Weekly

Jamaican cuisine consists of foods that are nutritionally dense starting from the various tea for breakfast to the herbs and spices that are added to all our dishes.  Our bush teas to our spices to the fruit juices contain medicinal properties. What is consumed from the start of the day to the end of the day is delicious, nutritionally dense, and full of flavor.


The purpose of this cookbook is to provide a guide to every family where they can now cook and serve Jamaican cuisine one day a week for their families.



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“I had the jerk chicken plate and it was delicious! Generous portion sizes and plantains cooked to perfection! Definitely recommend!”

Ayo Madison, TX

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