A Guy Named Jack and His Weird Looking Fruit

Can Jackfruit really pass as pulled pork?

Photo by Vinod Kumar on Unsplash

I first became aware of Jackfruit long before it was a fad in the vegetarian world of fake meat. I have lived in Jamaica, where it grows. Also where roadside vendors stand at red lights or stop signs, peddling small, neatly bagged portions of it.

People coming from different cultural backgrounds sharing seats at the table to dine, to laugh, to cook, to heal and most of all to share the stories of their unique journeys all over the world.

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