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The Caribbean
The Beauty of Tropical Cuisine


Over 7,000 islands make up the Caribbean Isles, forming a great arc that stretches from Florida to Venezuela, and enclosing the Caribbean Sea. The cuisine of the islands can best be summarized as tropical, the result of an incredible array of beautiful food that grows in an area best known for its beaches and warm, fragrant breezes.

Some of the countries and islands found in the Caribbean include Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, French Antilles, Guadeloupe and Martinique, Haiti, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, and The Virgin Islands among others.

Pictured on the right are Scotch Bonnet Peppers, an ingredient used in several Caribbean dishes.

The Caribbean
Background & Influences
What To Eat
Menu Guide
Caribbean recipes:
from Dorinda's Taste of The Caribbean
Antillean Crab Pilaf
Curried Coconut Shrimp with Sweet Potato Fries
Spicy Plantain and Chicken Satay
Spiky Snapper
from Kate's Global Kitchen
Miami Spice
More Caribbean recipes:
Adobo
Annatto Oil
Banana Bread
Bananas Flambe
Black Bean Soup
Callaloo
Conch Chowder
Coo-Coo
Cucumber Salad
Edam Cheese with Shrimp Stuffing
Guava Mousse
Jerk Pork
Mango Chutney
Pepper Pot
Pigeon Peas and Rice
Pina Colada
Roasted Breadfruit
Salt Codfish Stew
Scotch Bonnet Pepper Sauce
Sofrito
Stuffed Papaya
Wet Jerk Rub
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