Caribbean cuisine is definitely not bland and anyone who has never tried it before will find their taste buds doing a happy dance as they take their first bite. Guests who are on a sailing holidays Caribbean boat will have multiple options available to them when it comes to dining, and while it may be tempting to eat all the regular foods that they are used to, they must attempt to eat at least some of the local foods.
Here are 5 foods that everyone must eat while on a sailing holidays Caribbean adventure:
Seafood is plentiful in the Caribbean, thanks to the vast ocean that surrounds all those islands. Everyone will want to try the grouper, whether it is cooked after being cut into steaks or cubed and placed into numerous types of stews.
Jerk is the signature flavor of Jamaica and no one can end their single holidays Caribbean journey without taking a taste or two. The jerk can be applied to any meat as a wet or dry rub and it is quite spicy. There are many different variations of what spices are included in this rub, so no two jerk dishes will ever taste the same.
Pepperpot is a rich and tasty stew that commonly uses potatoes, squash, aubergine, and okra, but basically any vegetables can be used in this dish. Most of the time, beef is used for the protein, however, that can be changed according to what a person has available. The cornmeal dumplings of the dish are called fungi and they add a unique texture that everyone on a sailing holidays Caribbean adventure will love.
Papayas are a delectable fruit that is almost always served plain or in salads and stews. While it is delicious in any of those forms, most people on a sailing holidays Caribbean boat will prefer to enjoy their papaya in a drink with a little rum.
This thick stew originated in West Africa, but over the years it has become a staple in many people’s diets in the Caribbean. The leafy greens are boiled down and then peppers, coconut milk, okra, and numerous varieties of meat and seafood is added to complete the dish.
Sailing holidays Caribbean adventures are the perfect time for people to try new foods and experience all the deliciousness that the locals have enjoyed eating for many generations. These are only a few of the favorite dishes in the Caribbean and there are many more that some people will want to try as well. Besides, anyone who loves traveling will want to experience their destination completely and won’t want to miss out on anything, especially the cuisine.