There is a corner of my UK garden that is forever Barbados. It’s where I store my cast iron coal pot during the winter. In the UK it is rare to see a coal pot and my grandchildren had no idea what Grandad was using on his birthday barbecue. They were spared seeing this rusty […]
Caribbean classic recipes
Bajan classic recipes. Barbadian classic recipes. Caribbean classic recipes. West Indian classic recipes.
Bajan hot pepper sauce is served with everything in Barbados. Recipes and preferences vary and like Bajan Seasoning each cook or family has their own “secret” recipe. Bajan hot pepper sauce is of a thick consistency with a bright yellow colour that is flecked with pieces of red Barbados Bonney hot peppers. At first taste
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, baking, or frying. Most Bajan’s today use a ready made alternative such as: Delish Bajan
Heaven for me when in Barbados is Bajan flying fish and a Bajan rum punch sitting overlooking the sea. Bajan flying fish is a delicacy I grew up with. In tourist literature in the 1950s and 1960s, Barbados was often referred to as: “the land of the flying fish”. A flying fish was featured on
One of sour, Two of sweet, Three of strong and Four of weak is the mnemonic rhyme Bajan’s use for making Bajan rum punch. Here, the sour is lime juice, the sweet is sugar syrup, the strong is rum and the weak is water. This is how you make a Bajan rum punch: In a