One of the exciting parts of visiting a new country is trying out the local cuisine. When choosing a restaurant, many factors come into play such as price, type of cuisine, health conscientiousness and kid-friendliness. Be sure to check the restaurant rating and any reviews from people who have eaten there. Reviews can give you an idea of the level of service at the restaurant and the type of food, but keep in mind that everyone’s palette is different. We’ve provided a list of some of the popular restaurants in Anguilla .
- Barrel Stay
- Luna Rosa
- Smokey's At The Cove
- Straw Hat Restaurant
- Tasty's Restaurant
- Trattoria Tramonto
- Un Amore Café
- Veya Restaurant
1 16oz can pigeon peas ¼ lb salt beef 1 cup of white rice ¼ tsp fresh chopped thyme 1 tbsp butter water ¼ tsp hot pepper sauce salt and pepper to taste
Boil the salt beef in water for 10 minutes, drain, then fry for 15 minutes. Drain the can of peas, reserving the liquid in a measuring cup. Add enough water to the liquid to make up 2 cups. Bring the water and peas to a boil in a large pot. Add the rice, beef and seasonings, stirring well. cover and simmer until all the liquid has been absorbed, about 20 minutes.
Settlers from all parts of the world have influenced the cuisine in the Caribbean. Popular elements of Caribbean cooking include spices such as pimento, ginger, nutmeg, garlic and cloves. Many of the Caribbean islands use spicy peppers such as the scotch bonnet, habanero and jalapeno peppers. Jamaica is most famously known for its spicy jerk seasoning, while Grenada is known for its use of nutmeg and Cuba is popular for it’s garlic and lime marinades.
Many of the islands produce their own brand of beer and rum, such as Red Stripe and Appleton Rum in Jamaica, and Banks in Barbados. Along with these popular alcoholic drinks, be sure to try these non-alcoholic drinks: mauby, Ting, ginger beer, carrot juice, Irish moss, coconut water, soursop, sorrel, horlicks, mango juice and guava juice.