Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Barbecue Oriental Chicken

ReCaFo (Real Caribbean Food)

Barbecue is a famous method of cooking meat in different cultures all over the world. It adds so much flavor and elements to your food and leaves you wanting more. Today we give you a recipe for a finger licking Jamaican Barbecue dish with an Oriental influence. Check it out below.

Preparation time: 10m
Cooking time: 30m


For 4 people ()

  • 2 pounds chicken, jointed
  • 1/4 cup White Cane Vinegar
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1 cup Grapefruit Juice
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 1/4 cup Vegetable Oil


  1. Clean and wash chicken in a mixture of Vinegar and water.
  2. Mix together soy sauce, Grapefruit Juice, sugar and ginger in a large shallow dish.
  3. Add chicken pieces to mixture, ensuring that both sides are coated. Cover and marinate in the refrigerator for several hours or overnight.
  4. Remove chicken from marinade and brush with some Vegetable Oil. Use remaining oil to brush the grill.
  5. Grill chicken for about…

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Rowley Way

Karl Diskin



fig 18 AR Site Plan

About a year and a half ago I viewed a 1 bed flat in RowleyWay in South Hampstead, the celebrated brutalist take on the terraced house typology designed by council architect Neave Brown in 1968, completed in 1978. The flat was a complete tip but with an exceptionally attractive price tag of £175,000.



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Whatever about the history of the place and the effort that would be required to make it liveable again; I’ve always loved the Alexandra Road Estate (of which Rowley Way is a part) and was very excited about the opportunity. Unfortunately despite the low price tag I wasn’t in a position to buy back…

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