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akee

, ackee (ak′ē, ă-kē′) [Liberian]
The tropical tree Blighia sapida, of the soapberry family. Ingestion of its unripe fruit can cause severe hypoglycemia.
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Ackee is an unusual and delicate fruit, cooked and eaten as a savoury vegetable.
The list of main courses is like a run through a family recipe book, loaded with satisfying rustic dishes such as curried goat, beef stew peas (beef with red kidney beans slowly cooked in a rich coconut cream sauce with dumplings), oxtail (with herbs, spices, dumplings and butterbeans), jerk chicken and the Jamaican national dish of ackee and saltfish.
West Africans introduced okra, pigeon peas, plantains, callaloo, taro, breadfruit and ackee.
When you're there, try out Jamaica's national dish, ackee and saltfish, which was once the staple dish of the slaves who worked on the sugar plantations.
One entrepreneurial young executive is Novell Quest, managing director of Agriventures which has recently opened a new canning plant for ackee, Jamaica's national fruit, on the eastern corner of the island.
Open ackee and pour into saucepan, place on heat and allow to boil.
ambassador to Jamaica, announced that restrictions had been lifted on imports of ackee canned by Ashman's Food Products Ltd.
Marsden Junior School pupils will this week sample the nation's traditional dish - saltfish and ackee - a fruit.
The menu boasts some dishes that will perhaps be unfamiliar to most of us - brown stew chicken, cowfoot and butterbeans, ackee and saltfish and curry goat, for instance.
Coun Whitby, speaking after a whirlwind trip to the island, said there was huge potential for Birmingham businesses to import and distribute Jamaican products such as ackee, the national fruit, and coffee.
Dishes range from the Full English, or a gruyere cheese and sage omelette, to Jamaican saltfish and ackee with dumplings.
Gos's Big Brioche consists of Caribbean favourites ackee and saltfish on a bed of brioche.