Bammy is a traditional Jamaican cassava flatbread that has been eaten for centuries. It was the staple food of the Arawaks and many other Amerindian tribes, and it is still enjoyed by people all over Jamaica today.
A traditional Jamaican flatbread made from cassava.
Patois: Mi nyam bammy wid di escovitch fish.
English: I eat bammy with escovitch fish.
A traditional Jamaican Flat round pancake-looking bread made from grated cassava from which the bitter juice has been extracted. The cassava is pressed downed to decrease thickness and then baked on both sides. It is normally served with fried fish or any other fried food.
Patois: Mi nyam bammy and fry fish yesideh
English: I ate bammy and fried fish yesterday
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