Did you Know:
National Jamaican Patty Day occurs annually on the first Saturday in August.
Also, on February 23, 2012: Jamaican Patty Day was officially declared in Toronto.
The Jamaican Patty is a golden flaky pastry that is filled with various savoury fillings and spices, which could include either:
Jamaican Patties are very popular locally and globally. Many different cultures have made their own versions of a savoury pastry; and they go by various names, such as: