Tag Archives: Barbados

TransAtlantic Pudding and Souse

On my recent Barbados holiday I tried Pudding and Souse and vowed to give it a try when I returned. Last Friday I had the opportunity. This fascinating dish is a Bajan Saturday tradition. It uses cheap ingredients to make … Continue reading

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Bajan Sweet Potato Pudding

My pudding and souse experience in Barbados was memorable. I wanted to try it again but gave pudding a tryout on its own. There are a variety of ingredients in the recipes I read so I aimed for something in … Continue reading

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A romantic evening at Champers – Rockley, Barbados

On our last evening in Barbados we made a reservation at Champers. This is another stunning beachfront restaurant overlooking Rockley Beach. From the moment we arrived on the island this place was recommended to us and so we had to … Continue reading

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Bajan pudding and souse – traditional Saturday lunch

I’ve had to wait a week to write this blog. It was only after we’d been on holiday for a couple of days in Barbados that I saw the little cafes saying that they served pudding and souse. After a little … Continue reading

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In search of the perfect rice and peas… It’s your Mom’s

I’ve underestimated rice and peas. During our trip to Barbados we have been offered it as a side dish in every cafe we stopped at. It’s a tasty accompaniment which clearly has a cultural significance in this part of the … Continue reading

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Oistins’ fabulous Friday Fish Fry

Friday night in Barbados is legendary for the Oistins Fish Fry and so we made the journey on day two of our holiday. The journey from the Gap was fun in itself. We caught a Reggae van – a taxi … Continue reading

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Cafe Sol in Barbados – tasty open air tex mex

We arrived in Barbados around 6pm and headed to our hotel in St Lawrence Gap. We were tired and, after a quick shower and unpack, it was 8pm. We walked along to a little place recommended by our hotel called … Continue reading

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