1/2 lb Salt meat( pre-soaked overnight)
1 large Breadfruit peeled
2 cups coconut milk
1 medium onion chopped
8-10 young dasheen
1 sprig celery, chive and thyme
2 medium carrots chopped
2 green peppers chopped
1 lb dumplings
2 tps tumeric (saffon)
Boil salt meat for 15 minutes in a heavy pot.Add onion, celery, chive, thyme and seasoning pepper. Wash Breadfruit, cut into large pieces and arrange above meat. Add carrots and dumplings
Wash dasheen leaves and spread on top of the breadfruit. Add coconut milk and tumeric
Cover the pot closely, cook on medium heat until the coconut milk becomes oily and all the water is absorbed.
Preparation of Coconut Milk
Grate 1 whole coconut
Add 1 cup (250ml) warm water and let stand for 15 minutes.
Strain mixture through a fine sieve, press on coconut to squeeze out all of the milk
Makes 1 cup
Preparation of Dumplings (add coconut for coconut dumplings)
Place flour, coconut, salt, margarine and oil in a bowl. Gradually stir in water to make a stiff dough.Turn onto a lightly floured board and knead for about 2 minutes. Make dumplings in desired shape. Slide dumplings into boiling water. Cover and cook for about 10 to 15 minutes.