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Caribbean: Papaya Salad

4 tablespoons sunflower oil

2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

1 tablespoon mayonnaise

1 clove garlic, crushed

1 teaspoon salt

½ teaspoon pepper

4 cups peeled, seeded, and grated green papayas

2 tablespoons chopped parsley

2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice

Method: Prepare the vinaigrette in a small bowl by combining the oil, vinegar, mayonnaise, garlic, […]

Caribbean: Papaya Fritters

1 cup self-rising flour ½ cup milk 1 egg, beaten 1½ tablespoons sugar 1 cup papaya, peeled and cut into cubes Oil, for deep fat frying

Method: Combine flour, milk, egg and sugar. Then, stir in papaya. Do not use an electric mixer and do not over mix. Drop by teaspoonfuls into hot oil. Cook […]

Caribbean: Mango Salsa

1 cup diced ripe mango 2 Tbsp. minced scallions 1½ Tbsp. freshly squeezed lime juice 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley 2 Tbsp. chopped green or red pepper Crushed hot peppers to taste

Mango Salsa with Breadfruit Chips

Method: Combine the ingredients in a small bowl and mix thoroughly. Cover; chill for 2-hours and serve.

Servings: […]

Caribbean: Festive Citrus Salad

3 small grapefruit, peeled 3 oranges, peeled ½ tsp. salt 1 medium cucumber, thinly sliced sunflower seed (or any nuts of your choice) 2 avocados, seeded, peeled, and sliced lettuce range cup 2/3 cup wine vinegar 1/3 cup sugar 1 small onion, thinly sliced and separated into rings

Method: Section grapefruit and oranges over a […]

Caribbean: Green Banana Salad


2 lbs. green bananas ½ cup sliced pimento-stuffed green olives 4 cloves garlic, crushed 2 onions, sliced 1 bay leaf ½ cup olive oil ¼ cup vinegar Squeeze of lime juice Salt and black pepper to taste Garnish: lettuce, tomato, avocado, carrot sticks, red pepper strips and broccoli florets Method: Cut ends from green […]

Caribbean: Goombay Fruit Salad

1 cantaloupe 3 bananas freshly squeezed juice of 1 lime 2 tangerines 1 papaya 2 mangoes 1½ oz. sugar 1 Tbsp. Ole Nassau Pineapple Rum 12 oz. strawberries 8 pitted cherries Method: Slash the cantaloupe down the section lines, but do not cut as far as the base. Carefully open like a flower and scoop […]

Caribbean: Banana Fruit Loaf

1 1/3 cups flour 3 tsp. baking powder ½ tsp. salt 1/3 cup butter 1/3 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 cup mashed banana ¼ cup milk 1/3 cup candied fruit ¼ cup seedless raisins ½ cup chopped walnuts or pecans

Method: Sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. Add chopped nuts. Cream together sugar and […]

Caribbean: Banana Flambé

2 bananas

2 tablespoons sunflower oil

4 tablespoons sugar

½ cup white rum

1 lime, squeezed

Method: Peel and halve the bananas lengthwise. Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium heat. Brown the bananas 5 minutes on each side. Add the sugar and pour in the rum. Cook for 2 minutes. Flambé. Sprinkle […]

Caribbean: Baked Bananas with Tamarind Sauce

4 ripe bananas ¼ cup Tamarind-Apricot Sauce ¼ cup packaged sweetened flaked coconut ¼ cup slivered almonds 1 tablespoon brown sugar 2 tablespoons melted butter (do not substitute margarine!) juice of 1 lime or lemon

Method: Preheat the oven to 350ºF. Peel the bananas and split lengthwise. Arrange in a buttered, shallow casserole dish. Spoon […]

Caribbean: Almond Fruit Cone with Pernod Custard

4 egg yolks17 fl.oz milk ½ a vanilla pod 1-2 tbsp pernod 4 oz granulated sugar 2½ oz cornstarch 2 oz water

Almond Cone:

4 egg whites 7 oz Icing sugar 2½ oz melted butter 4 oz flour 1 oz ground almonds 2 tbsp heavy cream Raspberry Sauce:

8 oz frozen raspberries (defrosted) 12 oz […]