Explore the best of the Caribbean with these signature dishes the islands are known for.
Here’s some of our top picks of dishes and where to find them:
Turks & Caicos
Conch fritters are a comforting and sumptuous meal involving breaded and fried conch dipped in a spicy sauce. Seasoned with onion, garlic, salt and cayenne pepper, the batter has a sensation of flavors.
Where to eat them: Hemingway’s restaurant offers this authentic Caribbean delicacy among an array of other appetizing food.
Montego Bay, Jamaica
A mouth watering, distinctive meal, Jerk chicken is a famous Caribbean dish. Originating from the Maroons, freed African slaves who ate wild pig they carried on the move, went onto developing Jerk as a way of preserving the meat.Traditionally, Jerk was a Jamaican street food and pork was used, however over time Jerk chicken has now become more of a signature dish.
Where to eat it: Scotchies presents numerous restaurants around Jamaica with an unusual and rustic outdoor setting, showcasing this prominent dish.
With a country boasting several islands, seafood is a popular choice in the Bahamas. Caught fresh, there’s a variety of options including the excellent lobster and crab. Exhibiting the local produce, there’s no easier way of getting that fresh and authentic Bahama’s taste.
Where to eat it: Flying Fish offers a wide selection consisting of the best shellfish from the island.
A sea themed meal known as ‘Flying fish’ is prominent in the area. It consists of either fried or steamed fish with a mustard and onion sauce. However, there are a selection of methods to serve the Flying fish with.
Where to eat it:
- Cariba Restaurant and Bar offers their Flying fish with vegetable noodles and sour plums, an alternative to the classic recipe.
- Zaccios Restaurant offers a simple fried fish sandwich presented in a salt bun which is popular throughout Barbados, known as a flying fish cutter.