The Virgin Islands have long been home to the intersection between relaxed local culture, eager tourists, and a beautiful tropical environment. That combination has resulted in the invention of a number of unique cocktails. Since local islanders first threw these concoctions together, many have gained huge popularity across other islands, as well as internationally.
This sparsely populated tropical paradise is just hours from American shores. Take the ferry from St. John is a literal island of calm.
Soak meat in cold water, changing water every few hours until it remains clear, 8 hours or overnight. Drain again; then put into a large pot. Drain peas, and add to pot.
Back, by popular demand — here is my world famous OK, only in my house famous Johnny Cake recipe! It is one of our MOST traditional island favorites. There are some foods that are strictly breakfast, lunch, or dinner foods.
Because the Caribbean cuisine is tasty and satisfying! Local dishes are extremely popular with visitors as well as the local people. After all, one of the best ways to experience an exotic location is through your stomach and your taste-buds!
Last Updated on August 31, Potato stuffing — A tradition Virgin Islands recipe consisting of Caribbean sweet potato, raisins and vegetable served on the side for thanksgiving. In this case I headed straight over to our brothers and sisters in the Virgin Islands with a dish called mashed potato stuffing.
This recipe dates back to the days of slavery. Danish Law owners of the Virgin Islands allowed each slave six quarts of Indian meal cornmeal and six salt herring per week. Occasionally, there were other foods thrown into the ration, like yam and other vegetables, but the mainstay of cornmeal and fish led the African women to the creative result of fish and fungi.
Every festival, party, graduation, birth, wedding or holiday celebration must have food! Local foods in the Virgin Islands include an assortment of Caribbean dishes. It is common to find American dishes, restaurants with various cuisines and fast food restaurants in the Virgin Islands. Rum, rum and more rum!
Inspired by cruciancontessa. Wonderful dough and meat recipe. Great to fill with leftover taco meat as well.