Green, Bernice (4 of 25). Food: From Source to Salespoint

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  • Subjects

    Caribbean cuisine; Caterers

  • Recording date

    2001-01-08, 2001-01-19, 2001-01-30, 2001-02-06, 2002-01-21, 2001-02-27, 2001-03-05, 2001-03-13

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's home, Leicester

  • Interviewees

    Green, Bernice, 1937- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Russell, Polly (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 4: Tape 3 Side A . Talks with Rosamund Grant (RG) about eating ‘bun and cheese’ a traditional Caribbean snack for tea time. Describes how to eat a mango. Describes furniture that house in Jamaica was decorated with. Describes the kitchen and food and drinks prepared there. Describes making beef soup and Pepperpot and fish tea. Talks about how people could not afford to go to the doctor ‘you could go a lifetime without going to the doctor.’ People depended on the foods and the bush as medicine. Describes different natural remedies. Natural remedies passed from one generation to the next. Talks of ‘Mannish water’ which was made of cows foot.

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