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Pepperpot is a traditional thick West Indian stew made with meat (or fish) and vegetables and vigorously spiced with red pepper and cassareep, the juice of the cassava root. It is first mentioned in print as long ago as 1698: ‘They make a rare Soop they call Pepper-Pot’ (E. Ward, Trip to Jamaica).

Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink — Medicine and Health.

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