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Mannish water

Mannish water

Mannish Water is a hearty Jamaican soup made with various goat parts,  a goat's head and feet combined with yam, coconut, green bananas, dumplings, and hot peppers. There are variations of the dish where white rum is added into the soup in order to further enhance its flavors.

This tasty Jamaican soup is a reputed aphrodisiac that you will find at most traditional celebrations in Jamaica. Besides the meat a traditional pot of Mannish Water calls for green bananas, carrots, dumplings a ‘little’ white rum and lots of fresh herbs and spices. It is often served as an appetizer at special parties and events in Jamaica. You will see Jamaicans drinking it out of a small white coffee cup at these events.

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