This banana bread is so tropical, you’ll almost be tempted to serve it with a paper umbrella sticking out of each slice.
The 21st of December is Coquito Day. A coquito is a very sweet Puerto Rican Christmas holiday drink. Try one today; it may become your new favourite holiday drink!
This is a thick, spooning sauce that you are meant to spoon onto a hot dessert, where it melts. Good with hot mincemeat pies or steamed puddings.
This is a sugar and fruit pie recipe from Cumberland County, England, that in the late 1700s reflected the growing variety of food ingredients available owing to trade with the Caribbean.
This mojito sauce has a wonderful mellow lime, mint and run flavour to it, without the mint overpowering. It’s particularly good with grilled seafood such as grilled calamari, shrimp or scallops, but also try it with other things such as grilled vegetables
We mostly think of using rums for desserts (think rum balls and rum cake) and mixed drinks (think punches, and rum and coke), but in the Caribbean, it is often used in savoury dishes. Most rum is made from either molasses or sugar-cane juice. Dominican rum is considered superior to Jamaican rum. Nowadays, though, rum…
Delicious rice pudding with classic flavours; very little work.
Good with steamed puddings, crumbles, Apple Betty, etc.
The 16th of August is Rum day. This is the perfect time of year to celebrate rum, as it is a very popular spirit for summer cocktails. Rum has been called a “vacation in a glass.”