Category: Caribbean classic recipes

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  • Bajan Hot Pepper Sauce

    Bajan Hot Pepper Sauce

    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

    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, baking, or frying. Most Bajan’s today use a ready made alternative such as:  Delish Bajan…

  • Bajan Flying Fish

    Bajan Flying Fish

    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…

  • Bajan Rum Punch

    Bajan Rum Punch

    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…