The Caribbean is known for beautiful and sunny beaches. It is always the best place to be for a holiday, and delicious cuisine makes it even better. There are a lot of delicious foods including grilled fish or chicken, mango salsa, conch salad and tasty desserts. Caribbean food has an amazing taste of fresh spices giving a unique flavor.
Caribbean natives love festivals, and it’s a golden opportunity for them showcase their talents in making their cuisine stand out. The Caribbean Wine and Food Festival held at the Providenciales Island in Turks and Caicos is a creation of Grace Bay Resorts together with Turks and Caicos Tourist Board. It highlights recipes, restaurant, and seafood of the Caribbean. During these three days, people enjoy wine pairings, dinners and food fairs held in the streets.
There is turquoise water, lush green and white sands. The Caribbean food is as tasty and vibrant as the destination’s enchanting sights. The food is a mixture of Chinese, English, French, Indian, African, Spanish and Portuguese. It varies from one island to another, but most of the diets contain rice, sea foods, plantains, chicken, green beans and many others. The meals are very spicy and especially the Jamaican recipes.
With all the islands and the ocean, Caribbean is full of seafood. You should not leave the destination without enjoying freshly cooked crawfish. They are very popular at Windward and Barbados islands. There is also the large fish known as grouper and makes tasty steaks, and the shellfish served in most beachfront bars.
Chicken and other meat covered with the jerk (spicy rub) tastes heavenly. This Jamaican recipe is just fabulous. The meat is allowed to absorb the rich flavor before it’s grilled or smoked to perfection. Islands with strong heritage include Cuba and the Dominican Republic, and they have the delicious cuisine of roasted. It is known as Lechon Asado, very young pig and the roadsides sell it.
Conch is made from sea escargot like sea snails. They are found in plenty at Bonaire Island. They made fabulous fritters and served in soups, stews, and salads. The Cuban sandwich is loved in the Caribbean, and it’s made of layered roasted pork ham, mixed with white cheese and crusty white bread. It’s given beautiful, tasty accents with vinegary yellow mustard and pickles. The sandwich is pressed making the ingredients, scrumptious, toasty and gooey.
Callaloo was initially brought to Caribbean but West African people who were slaves. It is part of Dominica Republic and Jamaica diets. It includes boiling green leafy greens to make a thick and tasty stew which may also add coconut milk, peppers, okra, meat, and seafood.
Papaya grows wild and in farms all the Caribbean Island. It can be yellow or orange makes every breakfast luscious. It can also be added in stews and salads too. Also, you take papaya in your cocktail.
These are just some of the Caribbean cuisine that you must taste while enjoying your stay in the stunning destinations.