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Sauces and Chutneys

Chef Ahmed’s Brand and More!

Featuring Chef Ahmed’s own chutney’s that he created for Jambo Cafe and still serves in the restaurant. Also, our array of loved hot sauces (not for the faint of heart!). Put some flavor on it and some heat into it.

Chef Ahmed's Tomato Mint Chutney
Chef Ahmed’s much loved chutney for fish, chicken, and veggies.
A 6 oz jar of a special blend of herbs, spices, tomato and mint. Wonderful as an accent on a variety of dishes or as dipping sauce. Ingredients: tomato, tomato puree, onions, ginger, brown sugar, molasses, balsamic vinegar, mint, cayenne pepper, salt, spices
Price: $8.00
Chef Ahmed's Dried Fruit Ginger Chutney
Ginger and Fruit in the best combination !
A 6 oz jar of a delightfully sweet yet sharp chutney as an accent to chicken, lamb, or beef, or for use in desserts or as a topping for pancakes! Ingredients: water, raisins, apricots, cranberries, rice vinegar, ginger, honey, sugar, cinnamon, tarragon, basil, salt, cayenne
Price: $8.00
Hot Pepper Sauce
Hot Pepper Sauce Salsa Picante, 6 fl oz, Brand: JCS Reggae Country Style, Hot sauce served in Jambo Cafe.
Ingredients: habanero peppers, sugar, salt, acetic acid, garlic, onion, xanthan gum, citric acid, ascorbic acid
Price: $5.00
Scotch Bonnet Pepper Sauce
Crushed Scotched Bonnet Pepper Sauce, 5 fl oz, Brand: JCS Jamaican Country Style, Hot sauce served at Jambo Cafe.
Ingredients: water, scotch bonnet peppers, vinegar, modified corn starch, sugar, salt, onion, garlic, potassium sorbate
Price: $5.00
Hell Hot Concentrate
Hell Hot—Hot Pepper Concentrate, 5 fl oz, Brand: JCS Reggae Country Style. Hot sauce used at Jambo Cafe.
Ingredients: habanero peppers, salt, sugar, papaya, food starch, garlic, acetic acid, onion, cane vinegar, sodium benzoate, caramal color, FD&C Red #40
Price: $5.00


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Cook Like Chef Ahmed!

The Jambo Cookbook is here!

The long anticipated cookbook by Chef Ahmed Obo is now available.  The Jambo Café Cookbook: My Journey from Africa to America is part memoir and part cookbook, Chef Ahmed shares 70 recipes including traditional Swahili fare, Jambo Café favorites, and completely new creations.


Jambo Gear!


We love you! The Jambo Community are some of the most kind-hearted people around. We so appreciate seeing a Jambo Café T-shirt or hat around town and beyond. Bring Jambo home with you—wherever that is—and spread the Jambo love by sharing food together, being good to one another, and giving to those in need..





Spice It Up!


Spices are the way in East African cooking. It is influenced by foods, sauces, and seasonings from countries circling the Indian Ocean. From chile to cinnamon to cardamom to curry, Jambo Imports carries the most delectable spices and spices blends available. Chef Ahmed’s proprietary curry blends are available alongside spices specifically used in the recipes from his cookbook.