Carnival Foods of the Caribbean

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By Dave DeWitt To truly appreciate the foods eaten in the Caribbean, whether at carnival time or not, one has to know a little about the history of carnival and the foods of the Caribbean. History of Caribbean Carnival Carnivals are a regular event in most if not all Caribbean islands, and many carnivals are a major tourist attraction. It …

Down de Islands: A Trinidad and Tobago Travel Retrospective, 1992

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By Dave DeWitt and Mary Jane Wilan Recipes: Tiki Village Congo Pepper Sauce Johnny’s Food Have Pepper Sauce Callaloo Royal Castle Fried Chicken Ramesar Curried Mango Date: August, 1992 In Which We Take a B-Wee, Lime About, Eat Congo Peppers, Meet Shadow Bennie, and Solve the Riddle of the Mystery Tombstone “Two unspoiled islands, one country–Trinidad and Tobago,” pronounced Brian …

British Virgin Islands: A Travel Retrospective, 1995

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By Nancy Gerlach Roadtown, Tortola, BVI                                                Recipes: –Lemon Crash–Pete’s Hot Sauce–Stuffed Roti with Potato Curry–Seared Tuna with Yellow Bell Pepper Sauce–Indian Regimental Chicken Curry–Caribbean Crab-Stuffed Chicken–Breast of Chicken with Island Lime and Grapefruit Tortola! Just the name …

Aboard the Sailboat

St. Vincent: Peppers in de Bush

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By Patrick Holian Recipes: Asher Sauce Bequian Lamb Stew Drunken Seafood, Creole-Style Aboard the Sailboat     I gazed down from 20,000 feet at shimmering aqua blue waters surrounding the Windward Islands, wondering what hot pepper encounters lie ahead on this Caribbean trip. It had been several years since I was down island. Back then, I was part of a …

What’s Up with Goat Peppers? A Quest for the Truth in the Bahamas

Bahamas: What’s Up with Goat Peppers?

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 By Patrick Holian Recipes: K.B.’s Goat Pepper Sauce K.B.’s Bird Pepper Rub Bahamian Conch Salad Doug’s Blackened Conch Goat Pepper Fried Chicken Goat Pepper Coconut Chicken   Story and Photos by Patrick Holian Illustration by Harald Zoschke Editor’s Note: Patrick’s story conjured up quite a memory for me, because the first chile pepper dish I ever ate was not in …