A Taste of the Caribbean

A Taste of the Caribbean

by Roberto Jaimes

One of the hidden jewels of the Caribbean is its great tasting cuisine. You may not realize it, but there's a wide variety of flavor in these islands. Luckily for you, we've gathered up some of the most popular drinks and meals found throughout Mexico and the Caribbean. If you're making your way down to paradise for the first time, you'll definitely want to try these local favorites.

If you want to immerse yourself in the culture before you go on your trip, or if you've already visited the Caribbean and want to feel like you're there again, try making these items at home by using our guide to Caribbean cuisine. Get creative and use this file to start your own DIY coasters project, or print the spreads separately and make your own recipe cards. If creativity isn't your thing, keep this guide on your phone and think of it as a recipe e-book that you can access at all times. The options are endless!

East Mexico West Mexico
Drink: Riviera Maya Cocktail
Dish: Huevos Motulenos
Drink: Tequila
Dish: Camarones a la Diabla

Honduras Costa Rica
Drink: Cuba Libre
Dish: Camarones con Coco
Drink: Rompope
Dish: Gallo Pinto

Panama Jamaica
Drink: Spiked Coconut Water
Dish: Bollos Prenados
Drink: Planter's Punch
Dish: Jerk Chicken

Dominican Republic Puerto Rico
Drink: Mamajuana
Dish: La Bandera
Drink: Pina Colada
Dish: Mofongo

Aruba Curacao
Drink: Sand In Your Shorts
Dish: Carnival Calamari
Drink: Blue Passion
Dish: Keshi Yena

Bahamas Barbados
Drink: Bahama Mama
Dish: Conch Fritters
Drink: Bajan Punch
Dish: Bajan Macaroni Pie
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