Traditional Jamaican Cocoa Tea


On Sundays in our house, you would commonly find our aunty or mommy in the kitchen making a saucepan of cocoa tea for everyone before dinner preparations began. Cocoa tea is a hot chocolate-like drink made from water, cinnamon leaves, nutmeg and a compressed nugget of raw chocolate, grated right into the saucepan. The cocoa tea was simmered a good long while to create harmony among all the ingredients.

Learn more about this traditional drink, enhanced with coconut cannaoil and lots of other recipes in my book, Cooking with Herb 75 Recipes for the Marley Natural Lifestyle. Get your copy here: amazon.com/Cooking-Herb-Recipes-Natural-Lifestyle/dp/0553496441

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