Ackee Pesto

Heard of Ackee? Although Ackee is not that widely known outside of tropics, it is a colourful and delicious fruit that is a popular addition to many exotic dishes and has become a mainstay in the Caribbean cuisine, both for its flavor and its beneficial health properties. Another very important thing to note that ackee can be poisonous if consumed before ripening and opening naturally. (You can see how Alan harvested the Ackee as well in the pics above...) 

Ackee health benefits:

Basil health benefits:


For this simple ackee pesto follow these easy steps and enjoy the simplicity by just blending:

Ackee 250g

Basil (handful) 

2 cups of coconut milk with pulp (ideally,  from fresh coconuts, blended) 



Garnish the dish with saurkraut and tomatoes, avocado or anything else you heart and stomach desire – (Link to kraut recipe)

Let plants be our medicine. 

Recipe by: Alan Cacao