Every country in the world has its own unique cookery/food culture created by all the different influences that have made the unique people of that country. And Tobago, despite its tiny size, is no different. Many of the favourite dishes beloved of Tobagonians will be found throughout the English speaking Caribbean. However, there are sufficient differences to ensure that the food cooked and eaten here is Tobagonian in style, in flavour and in presentation.
Here are a few of the most popular seasonal recipes and some of our favourites For those of you who want to recreate a taste of Tobago, here are instructions on how to make them. Enjoy!
Recipes by Harriet Nelson and Mark Puddy
Text and photographs by Mark Puddy
The Complete Guide to
Tobago's Cooking Heritage
Harriet's Tobago Cook Book
can be purchased from serveral
stores on the island...