Above, starting at the top from left to right – Conch Ceviche (US$16), Grilled Wahoo with bell peppers and mash (US$22), Coconut ‘Old Wives’ Chowder (US$14), Grilled Lobster with garlic butter, papaya, cabbage slaw and baked sweet potato (US$35), the ever smiling Chef Pascal and Grilled Snapper in a Creole sauce with steamed pumpkin and those scrumptious coconut dumplings (US$22). Coconut Dumplings Prep: Place flour, coconut, salt, margarine and oil in a bowl. The bagels were superb, smothered in cream cheese, slivers of locally caught and smoked wahoo fish, and served with a squeeze of lemon and a sprinkle of paprika and black pepper. Add the Former British colony, Saint Kitts and Nevis gained their independence in 1983. This weblog only allows comments from registered users. It is a tasty blend of locally available vegetables, spices, coconut and salted cod fish prepared with a distinct St Kitts-Nevis flavour, a very interesting combination of Caribbean foods that will be delightful to try. tender.2. Good report, have been to most of the places but a couple new ones we will have to try this coming winter. Ting is the local grapefruit fizzy drink, a deliciously refreshing non-alcoholic drink which I loved (even though I don’t like grapefruit). Serve alondside saltfish,dumplings and breadfruit. Remove from heat and serve hot. MethodMelt butter or margarine in a heavy saucepan over medium shape. grated1/4 tsp of salt1/4 tsp of hot sauce or finely chopper pepper salt and pepper. Make dumplings in desired Add a generous amount of salt to the water and bring to a boil. ), 2. The main source of protein for the islands inhabitants is fish and seafood. google_ad_slot = "0417313436"; They certainly did. Roti. When the pot is off covered, air can go into it, and this will prevent spillage.). St Kitts and Nevis National dish is stewed saltfish served with spicy plantains, coconut dumplings and seasoned breadfruit. https://travelwithkat.com/where-and-what-to-eat-and-drink-on-st-kitts Usually, you can find boiled dumplings made from plain flour or sometimes with a little cornmeal in them. Thanks Kathy. https://www.tasteefulrecipes.com/caribbean-boiled-coconut-dumpling Heat Zoom in to see updated info. While I sampled many a rum punch on St Kitts, none could compare to the one (or more) I had at Ocean Terrace Inn (about $18 – once you’ve added in the 10% service charge, 10% VAT and 2% I.E.T). You can cook this on a day when you want to avoid meat. A lot of older professional Jamaicans will tell you that they grow up eating barefoot food because their parents couldn't afford to buy salting (meat is called salting in Jamaica)so, they tun their hands- and- mek- fashion (They cook what they have, but they try to make it palatable enough to eat) A lot of these Jamaicans grow up to be lawyers, doctor, pilot. For the Stewed saltfish. Add pepper, scallions, onion and garlic. Both the food and drinks were excellent, but it’s the location that makes Salt Plage a real winner and the perfect place to be at sunset. eval(ez_write_tag([[250,250],'tasteefulrecipes_com-banner-1','ezslot_1',110,'0','0']));Now, let’s get into it. Toss until mixed. Slide dumplings into boiled salted water. Be sure to try their Johnny Cakes (pictured below) – slightly sweet, deep-fried unleavened bread – and their Goat Water, which is much more appealing than the name suggests. Forgive me but I’m not sure that I saw the coconut being used in the instructions. oil in a large heavy saucepan. salt 1 cup coconut milk Salt to taste Water Optional 1 stalk scallion, chopped Piece of hot pepper and onion, chopped finely, Instructions 1. Step 3. We have suggestions. f: +44 (0) 207 735 8034, 3 medium sized plantains(peeled & chopped into 1/2 pieces), 1/4 tsp hot sauce or finely chopped pepper, 3 cups full breadfruit chopped into 1" pieces, 1/2 cup chicken broth or 1 cube dissolved in 1/2 cup water. While the world has been turned on its head and our wings may have been clipped, I’m still travelling with my mind. So while caffeine, alcohol and animal products, as well as processed foods and pesticides are out, seasonal fruit, vegetables, whole grains, beans and legumes are in. Thanks for sharing your suggestions and lovely photos! Barefoot food in Jamaica means no meat is eaten with the food, no meat in terms of red meat, chicken, seafood neither vegetables. heat then add oil. They are very simple to make and the only complex thing in this recipe is the coconut. 1. Slide dumplings into boiling water. Map updates are paused. So good. By continuing to use our site, you consent to this. From 5 to 7pm on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights, many drinks are half price. There are so many options when it comes to Caribbean cuisine, and being able to enjoy a meal in a gallery is quite an experience! Saint Kitts and Nevis neighbors are Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago. The hotel has a second restaurant,Fisherman’s Wharf, reputedly serving excellent fish dishes. While I didn’t get the chance to eat here, I can vouch for their excellent cocktails. Add a shot (or two) of local white rum, and you have Ting with a sting – the perfect drink for hot weather. Turn onto a lightly Gradually stir in water to make a stiff dough.Turn onto a lightly floured board and knead for about 2 minutes. tomatoes and simmer over moderate heat until heated through for about 5 Please try again. Drain fish, remove the bones and scales and flake.3. We stayed here for a few nights, and it’s a great hotel that I’d happily recommend.