Thursday, November 22, 2007

Ethnic Food Word of the Day

ackee / ack'-ee/ [Jamaican (from West African akye)] a soft, bland yellowish fruit resembling scrambled egs when prepared, served host, most commonly with salt fish.

(Note: ackee, which grows in pods, can be poisonous when unripe and must be left in the sun to mature until the pods open.)

Taken from Pocket Dictionary of Ethnic Foods

1 comment:

Virtual Chef said...

Hi Abby.
Thank you for having come in my kitchen (Blog)!