Recipe: Jerk Chicken

This recipe is Jonah’s signature dish. It features in Chapter 5 of Addled when Zoe visits the Village and meets the feral cat Maya, and watches Jonah cook: “his sinuous fingers chopping chillies and onions as he danced between the benches in a cloud of allspice and ginger.” Jerk used to just refer to a dry method of barbecuing using different woods to bring out various flavours. Now it refers to a specific sauce. To re-create this recipe for yourself, you will need:
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Recipe: Rum flambéed chicken with plantain stuffing

If you’re tired of the same old turkey dinner for Christmas, why not try something a little different this year: roast chicken stuffed with plantain and rum flambé. This is the dish Jonah serves his friends at Christmas in chapter 7 in Addled. If you can’t get plantains, you can use ordinary bananas instead. Here’s how to make it:

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