Bajan Rum Punch

Health warning: Do not let the amazing and tantalising taste of a Bajan Rum Punch fool you: it carries the kick of a mule, hence this up-front warning! Here’s the rhyme Bajan’s use to mix a traditional rum punch: “One … Continue reading →

Bajan Fried Flying Fish

There are a great number of variations on this favourite Bajan speciality. This is probably the favourite version, as described in John Lake’s book, The Culinary Heritage of Barbados. Flying fish is sometimes found frozen in the supermarket; if it’s … Continue reading →

Bajan Seasoning

Bajan seasoning is found in almost every home and is the secret to the success for many mouth-watering Bajan dishes.  One of the favourite uses is to place it between the meat and skin of fish or chicken before grilling, … Continue reading →

Bajan Hot Pepper Sauce

This is Errol Barrow’s hot sauce recipe. Errol Walton Barrow was Prime Minister of Barbados from 1961-76 and again from 1986 until his death in 1987. In addition to a serving in the RAF in WWII as a Navigation Officer … Continue reading →