Saturday 11 December 1999
A large, round, green fruit, considered a staple food, rich in carbohydrate
A fried bread sandwich filled with fish, often shark
Roasted salt fish and breadfruit, made with tomatoes and onions
Typical Eastern Caribbean soup, made with dasheen leaves and sometimes coconut milk
Resembling a large pear, it is a common Caribbean vegetable that can be eaten raw, cooked like squash or used in soup. (Also known as chayote)
The meat of a large gastropod which is sometimes cooked in a spicy Creole sauce. (Also called lambi)
Land crabs stuffed with spices
A salt bread roll, used for sandwiches
The leaves (callaloo) are cooked separately from the root which is boiled and eaten like a potato
A spiced goat stew, often cooked with rum and cloves
A Creole dish of rice with ham, chicken or shellfish, spices, tomatoes, onions and peppers
A cornflour griddle cake
A blend of salted meat, green peas and Guinea cornmeal
A bittersweet drink made from the juice of bark from the Mauby tree, sugar and spices
Mixture of breadfruit, pork, callaloo and coconut milk
Patitas de Puerco Guisadas en Salsa de Tomate
A Creolian dish of pig's feet stewed in tomato sauce
Pierna de Chivo Asada con Ron y Cilantro
Roast leg of goat with rum and coriander
A starchy, banana-like fruit eaten either fried or grilled
Flat bread wrapped around a curry filling, often potatoes and chicken
Sancocho de Siete Carnes
A seven-meat soup of sausage, chicken, beef, goat, salt pork, smoked pork chops and fresh pork chops, and an assortment of vegetables
A large green fruit with light pulpy flesh, juiced or made into ice cream
Pickled pigs head and belly, spices and vegetables, frequently served with a pig-blood sausage that is called pudding
The pod of a tropical tree, its seeds are juiced and used in drinks or as a flavouring
Life & Style blogs
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
Ukip and Nigel Farage on course for remarkable victory in European elections
No EU referendum under Labour: Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is ‘unlikely’ in next Parliament if party wins power
Tony Benn was entirely ineffectual - and usually wrong
The rise of Ukip: Study warns Labour that Eurosceptic party's electoral base now 'more working class than any of the main parties'
Europeans have ‘got whiter’ due to natural selection in past 5,000 years, scientists say
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