It is rumored that Usain Bolt is the fastest man in the world because he grew up eating boiled yams… Well, I will let you form your own opinion on that rumor, but if you’d like to try a dish that will make you “fly,” I can certainly recommend the Jamaican rice and peas recipe featured (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.
Name: Yuca crisps
Eaten in: Carribean
The most challenging part of making that easy snack was to stop eating them in order to take a picture! Those chips are absolutely scrumptious, especially when still warm. I am honestly considering completely giving up on potato chips for the yuca kind. (more…)
If the American Thanksgiving was celebrated in Côte d’Ivoire, that dish would definitely be on the table. The smoked turkey, the pumpkin seeds fit right into the traditional American fare. This stew/soup is very easy to make, very flavorful and an original, tropical spin (more…)