A great way to use tamarind pods! A Mexican recipe adapted from Rick Bayless's book "Authentic Mexican". I have also discovered the tamarind is used throughout much of Africa! Now, having said that, tamarinds are also grown and widely popular in the tropics, so this could also be classed as a Caribbean recipe!
Anguilla is an Eastern Caribbean Island known as part of the West Indies Caribbean. 90 Percent of the Anguillan population is of African descent, descending from African slaves. The cuisine of Anguilla is comprised of original meals made from the bounty of the land with an emphasis on vegetables.Traditionally served cold with garnishes indicated; but, tastes just as great heated up with the garnishes!
From Sister Vegetarian.
In honor of the Caribbean island of the month, here is a great taste of de islands! This makes much more barbecue sauce than you need for a single chicken. It keeps well in the refrigerator. Adapted from the Cookin' & Grillin'.
This is a wonderful alternitive to real mayonnaise. I have been put on a strict diet and this saves the day! Makes a great salad dressing(I add a little honey), spread for sandwiches, or dip. Adapted from Raw and Living Foods.
This is popular in Spain, Mexico, Central America and the Southern USA.
Making recipes from around the world, vegetarian style. Here is a lovely salad with a nice, citrusy dressing. A wonderful salad to eat on a warm Bahama day. Nobody will miss the chicken! From Carribbean recipes.
Oh my goodness, this gets me hankerin' for some sweet dessert! You can add chocolate(I personally like dark chocolate) or/and crystallized ginger, both sound amazing! I have not made this yet, putting it here for safekeeping. Adapted from Friedas.