Top 6 Caribbean Delicacies

By: Daniel Fleming

The Caribbean Islands are famous for their food and drink. Anyone who has tasted Caribbean food would swear that there is something spectacular about it. Let’s look at some of the most popular Caribbean food and drink.

Sweet Fungi

This is a delicious vegetarian soup dish made from raisin, sugar, butter and cornmeal.
It is quite popular in several parts of the Jamaican Islands and there are some restaurants which specialize in its preparation.

Pina Colada

Any cocktail drinker will be familiar with this drink. Coconut milk, pineapple juice and rum are the main ingredients and the flavor is mind blowing when mixed right.

Codfish Cakes

This Caribbean fish delicacy is made by dipping cod fish in a spicy mix of onions, peppers, annotta oil and flour. Fish cakes are well relished in these islands and there are various sauces available at Caribbean Food stores which you can use directly to cook the fish.

Jerk Chicken

This ever popular Jamaican dish gets its name from the use of jerk sauce in the preparation of chicken. Whole chicken or chicken breast are grilled or barbequed after they are marinated in jerk sauce for over 12 hours. The spicy flavor is worth tasting.

Caribbean Sweet Potato Salad

Herbs like cilantro, garlic, ginger, peppers are mixed with mustard, canola oil, black pepper. This paste is then used as a base to cook sweet potatoes and russet potatoes with corn. The result is a mouth watering salad Caribbean style.

Seafood Enchiladas

These Enchiladas made from a Caribbean recipe using a mix of cheese, cream, butter, parsley, garlic and onion as the base. Crab meat and shrimp is cooked with the base and severed as tortillas.

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