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  Caribbean cuisine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Caribbean cuisine is a fusion of Spanish, French, African, Amerindian and Indian cuisine.
Curried goat and chicken are eaten throughout the Anglophone Caribbean islands, penetrating much farther into the Caribbean than have the Indians who introduced them to the region over 150 years ago.
Callaloo is a soup-like dish widely distributed in the Caribbean, with a distinctively mixed African and indigenous character.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Caribbean_cuisine   (193 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Caribbean cuisine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
A cuisine (from French cuisine, meaning cooking; culinary art; kitchen; itself from Latin coquina, meaning the same; itself from the Latin verb coquere, meaning to cook) is a specific set of cooking traditions and practices, often associated with a place of origin.
Western cuisine is a term used for cuisine in The Americas and in Europe.
Caribbean cuisine is a hodgepodge of culinary influences, including African, French, Spanish, Indian and Dutch.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Caribbean-cuisine   (1095 words)

  
 Cuisine of Cuba - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cuban cuisine is the fusion of Spanish and Caribbean cuisines.
A traditional Cuban meal would not be served in courses rather all food would be served at the same time.
A Cuban sandwich is a popular export of Cuban cuisine to the United States especially in Florida.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cuban_cuisine   (192 words)

  
 Prepared Foods: Cruising into Caribbean cuisine - Formulation & Ingredient Challenges
Caribbean cuisine fills the bill while also delivering on many of those food characteristics more often associated with a drab menu: light, low-fat and good-for-you.
Interestingly, the cuisines of the largely British-settled eastern islands of Trinidad and Barbados are known for their spicy heat, a trait better credited to the native peoples than the English.
Caribbean cuisine is a colorful mix of spicy, fun foods often drenched--literally--in island flavors.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m3289/is_5_172/ai_102270554   (1303 words)

  
 Cuisine of the Islands: Caribbean, Crossroads of the World
The Caribbean is in many respects the crossroads of the world, especially in the days of sail, when the tradewind routes led from the far ends of the earth to the British Virgin Islands' home in the Lesser Antilles.
In Caribbean cooking, sauce may be called salsa, the Spainish term, and may refer to condiments like a hot pepper sauce, often added as an ingredient, as well as an accompanying stage in the cooking, sometimes served as a separate dish (see recipes).
Brought to the Caribbean by Columbus, limes are inevitable as a flavoring, garnish, and, as ceviche, a method, in itself, of "cooking" or marinating seafood in lime juice, such as Conch "Souse" Salad (Bitter End Clubhouse).
www.b-v-i.com /Dining/cuisine.htm   (4309 words)

  
 Taste of the Caribbean
Cuisine is a mixture of ingredients, techniques and feelings, that blends centuries of history and of cultural tradition and heritage, through which individuals are able to express their identity, and also communicate and reach an understanding between themselves and others.
Caribbean cuisine is a true representation of all the cultural and migratory influences the Region
Caribbean cuisine blends the rhythms that season our Region, and culinary experiences have become natural partners for other manifestations of cultural celebration, such as music, and religion.
www.caribbeanhotels.org /toc/TOC_AboutCaribbeanCuisine.htm   (568 words)

  
 Cuisine of the Caribbean: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Caribbean cuisine is a fusion of Spanish cuisine (additional info and facts about Spanish cuisine), French cuisine (additional info and facts about French cuisine), and African cuisine (additional info and facts about African cuisine).
Also seen are alligator (Either of two amphibious reptiles related to crocodiles but with with shorter broader snouts) fritters, prepared similarly.
Cuisine of Puerto Rico (additional info and facts about Cuisine of Puerto Rico)
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/cu/cuisine_of_the_caribbean.htm   (224 words)

  
 Food Product Design: Culinary Connection - June 2002 -Calypso Cuisine: Cooking from the Caribbean   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Well for me as a chef, and anyone else who’s had the pleasure of tasting the cuisine of the Caribbean, it’s fresh, ripe tropical fruits, an abundant variety of shellfish and deep-sea fish, and the pungent aroma of spicy marinated meats.
Some prepared foods with Caribbean flavors are in the supermarket as well, with major food manufacturers creating items such as jerk marinades, Caribbean citrus spices and fried plantains.
Rice, potatoes and beans are as integral to the cuisine of the Caribbean as calypso is to the social life.
www.foodproductdesign.com /archive/2002/0602CC.html   (2290 words)

  
 The Caribbean: Background & Influences   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
All of these cultures, as well as their respective culinary traditions, have played a role in forming the multi-national cuisine of the Caribbean.
Because the islands are multicultural, there are distinct regional differences in the authentic cuisines of the Caribbean.
Although it is difficult to generalize about Caribbean cuisine, it remains exquisite.
www.globalgourmet.com /destinations/caribbean/cariback.html   (432 words)

  
 French Caribbean Cuisine Ovide
The cuisine of the French West Indies has been greatly influenced by consecutive waves of immigration by the Caraibes, Spaniards, Dutch, Africans, Indians, Chinese, and French.
French Caribbean Cuisine also comprises an extensive glossary of culinary terms that will familiarize readers with various exotic fruits, vegetables, and fish, and a list of online vendors that specialize in Caribbean products and spices.
St├ęphanie Ovide was born and raised in Guadeloupe.
www.lisaekus.com /food_media_resources/frenchcaribbeancuisine.htm   (906 words)

  
 Vegetarian Times: Sun, rum and fun: savoring the tropical flavors of Caribbean cuisine is the next best thing to being ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The cuisine of the garland of over 7,000 islands stretching 2,600 miles between Florida and Venezuela, is a patchwork of Hispanic, African, Asian, Indian and European traditions.
Caribbean fare also features "comfort food" perfect for the winter solstice.
The term "cook-up" is a Caribbean expression that refers to a dish that incorporates the ingredients you have on-hand in the kitchen.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0820/is_n245/ai_20157491   (1498 words)

  
 Gourmet Bahamian Cuisine at Tiamo Resorts, a Caribbean Resort
In her take on Bahamian cuisine, Chef Anna has created a sophisticated variation on classic local themes.
Then the main course is rack of Caribbean jerked lamb served with herbed couscous and a rosemary garlic red wine sauce - accompanied with crisped, blanched broccoli.
Lunch: Caribbean jerked pork tenderloin seared and served on a bed of lettuce with fl bean salsa or as a fajita wrap sandwich with a zesty mayonnaise sauce.
www.tiamoresorts.com /menu.html   (627 words)

  
 Heidi's Cafe' - A Taste of the Caribbean
Experiencing life in the Cayman Islands I had the opportunity to discover some of the many Caribbean spice 'secrets' that set it apart from the rest of the world.
Caribbean style cooking blends unique spices and sauces that are extremely flavorful.
It is because of this desire that we are proud to share the tantalizing taste of Caribbean cuisine with each of you.
www.heidiscafe.com   (210 words)

  
 Restaurants in Boulder: Caribbean Cuisine
The Caribbean category is a bit limiting for this eclectic mix of Mexican, Latin American, South American and ethnic cuisines.
The Reef is a live, interactive sing-along, clap-along dueling-piano bar with excellent Caribbean cuisine.
No Caribbean restaurant would be complete without key lime pie for dessert.
www.getboulder.com /dining_guide/rest_carib.html   (310 words)

  
 Restaurant and Bar for Caribbean Cuisine. Richmond, Virginia. - Home
Whether you are in the mood for a full meal of jerk chicken or would just like to nibble on an appetizer, we have a little bit of everything on our menu to satisfy the pickiest of taste buds.
Bring your family by tonight to experience what Caribbean cuisine is all about.
Whether you choose a refreshing ale, a mixed drink, or a delicate, fruity wine to complement the flavors of your Caribbean cuisine, we have something in our bar for you.
www.caribbeanchef.net   (182 words)

  
 Open Directory - Home: Cooking: World Cuisines: Caribbean   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Caribbean and West Indian Recipes - Including Rastafarian/Ital recipes, as well as snacks, drinks, punches and ice creams.
Caribbean Recipes - Recipe of the week, and archive featuring recipes such as Reggae Boys Salad and Jerk Kebabs.
Spicy Caribbean Recipes of Jamaica - Recipes from different parts of the Caribbean, not all from Jamaica, not all spicy.
dmoz.org /Home/Cooking/World_Cuisines/Caribbean   (579 words)

  
 MACO Magazine-Caribbean Living, Caribbean Architecture, Caribbean Cuisine.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
This Caribbean Magazine is divided into two parts, Caribbean Architecture and Caribbean Cuisine.
Features indigenous West Indian food as well as Caribbean Restaurants and their wonderfully talented chefs showcasing some of their award winning recipes.
Check out MACO Caribbean Destinations magazine which highlights the best hotels, adventures and deals within the Caribbean and Central American region.
www.macomag.com   (104 words)

  
 Encyclopedia
A popular ingredient in Caribbean cuisine, saltfish is simply that--salted, dried fish, usually cod, though other fish (such as mackerel) can be used.
Saltfish is an integral ingredient in Jamaica's national dish, "saltfish and ackee." It's available in pieces in Caribbean, Italian and Asian markets.
Choose segments with white flesh, rather than yellow; the skin should be attached.
web.foodnetwork.com /food/web/encyclopedia/termdetail/0,7770,1440,00.html   (178 words)

  
 Pamela's Caribbean Cuisine Restaurant - San Juan, Puerto Rico
The new world cuisine of the Caribbean, with its emphasis on only the freshest ingredients and seasonings, offers an exciting blend of taste sensations.
Caribbean cuisine has been influenced by many culinary disciplines, including European, African, and Asian to name a few.
After cutting them, please do not touch your eyes (or anything else) until you have washed your hands very carefully.
www.numero1guesthouse.com /pamelas.html   (255 words)

  
 Spicy Caribbean Cuisine
Most all of the Caribbean cuisines, including those of Jamaica, Trinidad, Cuba, Grenada, Aruba, and other islands utilize a lot of chile peppers, including Scotch bonnet, Congo, and Habanero.
Tropical fruit and local vegeteables and many spices are also typical of Caribbean cooking.
Spicy Cuisine - Spicy Caribbean Cuisine - http://www.suite101.com/article.cfm/hot_and_spicy_cuising/9445
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/hot_and_spicy_cuising/9445   (251 words)

  
 Caribbean Cuisine Help and Information
As a child growing up in the Caribbean nothing was better on a cool rainy morning than a bowl of hot delicious cornmeal porridge.
I have not made this drink in a long time but was talking to my sister and she reminded me about it.
This forum will discuss not only Caribbean Cuisine but will also serve as a means to learn more about the Caribbean islands.I hope that we will have lots of fun exploring the Caribbean and that you get to try lots of new and exciting dishes!
www.bellaonline.com /site.asp?name=Caribbeancuisine   (224 words)

  
 Other Caribbean Recipe Sites - Caribbean Cuisine
This site also allows you to submit your recipes as well as request recipes that you may be interested in.
Site also features short write ups on different spices associated with curry as well as an extensive list from A to Z of "words and terms associated with curries".
This link takes you the the Indian and Pakistani recipes which are the origins for a lot of the Indian style food found in the Caribbean, especially in Trinidad and Guyana.
www.bellaonline.com /subjects/1804.asp   (274 words)

  
 Caribbean Easter - Caribbean Cuisine
Easter in the Caribbean is a time for religious reflection but also a time for fun!
Of course the Caribbean has adopted some American traditions, the most popular being Easter egg hunts and the exchanging of chocolate bunnies and eggs.
Of course no holiday in the Caribbean would be complete with out the wonderful food to accompany it.
www.bellaonline.org /articles/art9299.asp   (285 words)

  
 Antigua fine Dinning with Caribbean Cuisine, Italian Gourmet, International Buffets, beach barbecue Night and more :: ...
All restaurants have designated nonsmoking sections and are equipped with ceiling fans or air conditioning.
Sample excellent progressive Caribbean cuisine at this charming a la carte restaurant complete with entertainment.
This hillside hideaway has a friendly atmosphere and is the perfect place to go for cold beer, tasty snacks, play games such as Scrabble and card games or to enjoy the wonderful view of the ocean.
www.allegroantigua.com /english/restaurants.phtml   (181 words)

  
 Restaurants - Caribbean Cuisine
You can also purchase Caribbean music at the restaurants.
Each island site has a listing of restaurants that you may dine at when you visit the Caribbean.
Restaurant in Boulder, Colorado that features Caribbean Cuisine in an artistic atmosphere.
weightloss.bellaonline.com /subjects/1803.asp   (210 words)

  
 Babalu! Authentic Latin Caribbean Cuisine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
From the live Jazz to the five-star culinary creations to the opulent surroundings, Babalu accentuates everything that’s unique and satisfying surrounding the entire Latin-Caribbean dining and entertainment experience.
Reflecting Spanish, Mexican, Caribbean heritages, Babalu’s menu offers a variety of tapas, family-recipe appetizers, house specialties, and desserts that capture the best of these regions.
The menu is extensive, yet easy to navigate; touting tropical specialties like Churrasco Argentino, Cuban style Vaca Frita, Huachinango a la Veracruzana.
www.babalu.us   (324 words)

  
 Numero Uno Guest House - Caribbean Bed and Breakfast Inn
You wake up to the sparkle of the ocean and the calming sound of the waves.
Surrounded by sun, sky, and water, pampered by a hotel staff that is attentive to your every comfort, an unforgettable getaway awaits you at the Numero Uno Guest House beach hotel in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
We invite you to come and enjoy our highly rated accommodations; fine food served in our acclaimed restaurant, Pamela’s Caribbean Cuisine; and personalized services.
www.numero1guesthouse.com   (110 words)

  
 Amazon.com: So You'd Like to... Enjoy Caribbean Cuisine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
I have traveled extensively in the Caribbean and some of my best memories (aside from the beaches) is the great food served in these island paradises.
Although I have traveled to Havana, the heart and soul of Cuban cuisine, I have to report that the best Cuban cooking done today happens in Miami.
These recipes are based on the classic, traditional recipes of Cuba but take advantage of more than 50 years of Cuban food evolution in the United States.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/guides/guide-display/-/2GIZZBIDS51KM   (547 words)

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