Food and drink while traveling


Food

One of the best aspects of traveling to another country is trying its food and drinks. And as you may find out, some things are not that different after all. Featured here are some of the food and drinks found in a few of the places we visited. Eat, drink, travel and Enjoy Life!

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Panama Food

Arroz con Pollo

Chicken cooked slowly with vegetables and Spices and served with rice. Some of the ingredients are tomatoes, onion, garlic, sweet peppers, pimientos, capers, bay leaves, saffron and frozen peas and rice.

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Sancocho or Sancocho de Gallinaa

Sancocho is a stew made of chicken, Yucca root, yam, plantain, Corn and gringo cilantro.

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Ropa Vieja

Ropa Vieja is made with beef that is cooked, then shredded and served with rice and vegetables.

The ingredients include tomatoes, onions, green bell peppers and chopped celery.

For a full recipe visit

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Bahamas Food

Bahamian Fish Chowder

Fish and vegetable stew.

Some of the ingredients are boneless fish, onion, celery, bell peppers,
potatoes, tomatoes and scotch bonnet peppers.

For a full recipe visit

here>>>.

Conch Fritters

Conch is the national dish of The Bahamas. The fritters are conch meat fried in batter with local seasonings. Some of the ingredients are chopped conch meat, green bell pepper, celery, garlic, cayenne pepper, milk and eggs.

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Bahamian Peas and Rice

Rice and local peas cooed together with seasonings. The ingredients include rice, onion, sweet pepper, fresh thyme and pigeon peas.

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Curacao Food

Curacao Giambo

Seafood and okra stew.

Some of the ingredients are fish, okra, shrimp, and oysters.

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Kabritu Stoba

Goat stew normally served with rice.

Some of the ingredients are goat meat, cloves garlic, onion, bell pepper, tomato paste, soy sauce and vinegar.

For a full recipe visit

here>>>.

 

Banana Stoba (Stewed Plantains)

Stewed plantains and meat. Can be eaten alone or with rice. The ingredients include salted meat, yellow plantains, sweet potatoes, pumpkin, onion and cinnamon sticks.

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St Lucia Food

Creole Fish

Fish fried, then stewed. Some of the ingredients are snapper fish, malt vinegar, onion, tomato, garlic, cinnamon, chill pepper and green and red peppers.

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Green fig (Banana) and saltfish
Considered St Lucia national dish

Boiled green fig served with stewed salt fish. Some of the ingredients are salted cod fish, garlic, onion, chili pepper, tomatoes and hot pepper sauce.

For a full recipe visit

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St Lucia One Pot

Stew with ground provision and meat cooked together. Some of the ingredients are green fig (banana), dasheen, onion, garlic and meat of choice.

For a full recipe visit

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Venezuela Food

Pabellón Criollo

Rice, black beans, sweet fried plantains and shredded beef. Some of the ingredients are jalapeño, onion, green bell pepper, rice and flank steak.
For a full recipe visit

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Venezuelan Sancocho (Soup)

A soup with lots of vegetables and is a full meal.

Some of the ingredients are potatoes, carrots, tomato, corn cobs, pumpkin, yucca root, red bell pepper, rice and veal shanks.

For a full recipe visit

here>>>.

 

Venezuelan Perico

Scrambled eggs, seasoned with sautéed onions, tomatoes, and peppers. The ingredients include onion, butter, tomato, green pepper, eggs and cream.

For a full recipe visit

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Colombia Food

Bean and Rice Soup (Sopa de Arroz y Frijoles)

Thick soup with rice and beans. The ingredients include canary beans, rice, carrots, cumin and fresh cilantro.

For a full recipe visit

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Lomo al trapo

Roasted beef tenderloin.

Some of the ingredients are beef tenderloin, red wine, beef stock
and garlic.

For a full recipe visit

here>>>.

 

Bandeja Paisa

A dish made with a variety of meats including steak, fried pork rind and chorizo sausage. Some of the ingredients are Paisa Pinto Beans, rice, powdered beef (Carne en Polvo), fried pork belly (Chicharrones) and chorizos.

For a full recipe visit

here>>>.


Drinks
There is nothing that beats having an exotic cocktail with the blue skies hanging overhead or having a special blend of rum in the Caribbean or a glass of wine in Paris. Wherever your travel takes you, drink up my friend!

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Bahamas Drinks

Yellow Bird

1 oz light rum
1/2 oz banana liqueur
1/2 oz. Tia Maria
3 oz's. Orange Juice
2 oz's. Pineapple Juice
2 Maraschino cherry

Method
Stir all ingredients into ice-filled glass


Bahama Mama

2 oz Pineapple Juice
1 oz white Rum
1 oz Gold Rum
2 oz Orange Juice
1 1/2 oz Nassau Royale Liqueur
1 dash Angostura Bitters
1/6 oz Grenadine Syrup
2 Maraschino Cherry

Method
Shake and strain all ingredients into ice-filled glass


Goombay Smash

1 oz rum
1 oz coconut rum
2 oz pineapple juice
2 dashes of lemon or orange juice
1 dash of grenadine syrup
2 Maraschino Cherry

Method
Stir all ingredients into ice-filled glass

 

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Aruba Drinks

Aruba frosty

1 1/2 oz rum
1/2 oz Ponche Crema
1/2 oz Pina Colada mix
1 Dash red grenadine

Method
Place in blender and continue to add ice until thick.


Aruba-Ariba

1 oz rum
1 oz vodka
1 oz creme de banana
1 oz Coecoei
1/2 cup orange juice
1/2 cup cranberry juice
1/2 cup pineapple juice
2 maraschino cherry

Method
Stir lightly. Add a splash of grenadine, top with Grand Marnier lightly


Aruba Smash

2 oz rum preferably spiced
1 oz lemon juice
1 oz orange juice
1 oz 7up soda
1 dash of bitters

Method
Pour all ingredients into a cocktail shaker half filled with ice, shake well, strain to serve


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Curacao Drinks

Blue Lagun (Lagoon)

1 oz Vodka
1 oz Blue Curacao Liqueur
3 oz lemonade or soda if you prefer
1 cherry

Method
Mix vodka and curacao in glass with ice.
Fill glass with lemonade and
garnish with the cherry

 

Blue Passion

1 oz of white rum
1 oz of Blue Curacao Liqueur
1 3/4 oz of Lime juice
1 oz of sugar syrup

Method
Pour all ingredients into a cocktail
shaker half filled with ice.
Shake well, and strain into a glass.

 

Banana Blue

1/2 oz vodka
3/4 oz crème de bananas
1/2 oz Blue Curacao Liqueur
2 oz orange juice

Method
Pour orange juice, crème de bananas
and Blue Curacao last in a glass
filled with crush ice.

 

 

 

 

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Panama Drinks

Panama Red

1/4 oz grenadine syrup
1 1/4 oz gold tequila
1/4 oz. sweet and sour syrup
3 /4 oz. triple sec

Method
Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into cocktail glass

 

Screaming Lizard

1/2 oz Chartreuse
1/2 oz tequila

Method
Pour ingredients into ice-filled glass and serve

 

Panama Cooler

1 1/2 oz cherry brandy
1/2 lemon squeezed

Lemonade or 7up
Ice cubes

Method
Stir all ingredients into ice-filled glass and top up with lemonade or 7up

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St Lucia drinks

TI Punch (Tee Punch)

2 oz Syrup
2 oz rum
2 oz water
1/2 of lime juiced

Method
Mix all ingredients into a
glass with ice and serve.

 

B B C

3 oz Marigot Bay Banana Cream
1 Ripe Banana
2 oz Marigot Bay Coconut Cream

Method
Blend ingredients together.
You can add rum if you prefer
a stronger drink.

 

Lucian Slammer

2 oz Bounty Rum
1 oz Pineapple Juice
1 oz Marigot Bay Coconut and Rum
1/2 oz Lime
1/2 oz Blue Curacao

Method
Pour all ingredients into a glass
filled with crush ice and add a
splash of bitters.

 

 

 

 

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Colombia Drinks

Refajo

Makes a pitcher

6 oz aguardiente
3 bottles of Club Colombia beer
1 liter of Colombiana soda
Lime or orange wedges for garnesh

Method
Mix all ingredients into a chilled
pitcher, but do not stir.
Serve with ice and garnish with
orange or lime.

 

Canelazo
Makes a pitcher

1 cup aguardiente
2 cups aguapanela
1/2 teaspoon lime juice
4 cinnamon sticks
Sugar for garnesh

Method
Pour all ingredients into a pot over medium heat.
Simmer for about 6-7 minutes. Do not let come to a boil.
Dip glass rim into sugar then fill cup.
Serve immediately.

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