This dish made me realize how ridiculous it was to only stick to the same few dishes because I knew how to make them or they came easy to me. It was flavorful, with melt-in-your-mouth vegetables (more…)
Name: Chocolate rolled cake Foodie: Gen I should start with a disclaimer here: this is not a “tropical recipe” per se. However it features my most favourite tropical ingredient (chocolate!) as well as some other tropical wonders (coconut, vanilla). The greatest thing about this recipe is that it is suitable for celiacs and lactose-intolerant people.
Name: St-Jean de Luz Macarons Foodie:Maryse Since I’ve had the chance to eat delicious gluten free macarons last summer, my desert-oriented brain started looking for macarons recipes!! I found a recipe of St-Jean de Luz Macarons. Long story short, these macarons are from the Basque Country
Name: Moelleux au chocolat (Fudgey chocolate cake) Eaten in: Should be everywhere Foodie: Linda We will not say it enough, chocolate is the quintessential tropical food. Cocoa only grows within a limited distance from the equator and then manages to spread joy and happiness all around the globe in variously sweet ways.
The coolest thing about Tropical Foodies is that we do not just travel geographically and explore how different people and different cultures transform the same ingredients, we also travel in history as we do get to see how past encounters or clashes
I would make these stuffed plantain boats over and over again, just to look at them. The combination of colors and shape create a pure delight for the eyes. But then comes the time, where the eating must happen, and there again, you realize that the dish tastes even better (more…)