Category: Caribbean

papa rellena

Peru: Papa Rellena

At sunrise on July 28 in Peru, a salvo of 21 cannons will commemorate the Declaration of Independence of the country, which took place on July 28, 1821.

Jamaican coco bread

Jamaica: Coco Bread

I don’t know who came up with the idea to stuff a Jamaican beef patty into a coco bread but that’s how we like it!

angela and fay deleon

Interview with Angela Lawrence (Cook Like a Jamaican)

Angela and Fay are the culinary experts for Jamaican cuisine on 196 flavors.

Glazed-Baked-Ham-1 FP

Jamaica: Glazed Baked Ham

Holidays are always special in our family. That’s because they are the source of many wonderful memories.

feroce d'avocat

French West Indies: Feroce d’Avocat

For my third and final immersion in the world of authentic Creole cuisine, I decided to kick it up a notch!

Green fig and saltfish

Saint Lucia: Green Fig and Saltfish

This is the first time that we head back to Saint Lucia since our first virtual world tour. After Vera’s chicken roti, it’s my turn to present the national dish of this charming little country: the green fig and saltfish.

accras de morue - salt cod fritters

French West Indies: Accras de Morue (Salt Cod Fritters)

Exotic and fragrant! What is nice about Creole cuisine is that one recipe can transport you to several countries around the world simultaneously!


French West Indies: Blancmange

We’re gonna dance to the sound of zouk for the next 15 days on 196 flavors!

grenada oil down

Grenada: Oil Down

It’s a wrap for the American continent! On Sunday October 28th, 2012, the three of us started our virtual gastronomic world tour with the goal of visiting 196 countries on five continents, and I am happy to announce that we are finishing the American part of our journey with the island of Grenada.