The Caribbean

Food specialties

Jamaica
Stamp and Go Saltfish fritters Jerk Based on allspice, scotch bonnet chiles and up to thirty herbs and spices

Jerk Vendor Jerk Vendor
Taken from http:// www.cosmicchile.com/cosmicchile/images/large/jerk_pit_lg.jpg on 5/29/08

Stamp and Go Stamp and Go
Taken from http:// www.theisland-nyc.com/menu/images/1.jpg on 5/29/08

Dominican Republic
Mangu Dish of mashed plantains, cheese and bacon La Bandera Dominicana Lunchtime staple of rice, beans, meat, vegetables and fried plantains

La Bandera Dominicana La Bandera Dominicana
Taken from http:// u.univision.com/contentroot/uol/art/images/mujer/coc/bandera_3.jpg on 5/29/08

Cuba
Moros y Cristianos Black beans, white rice

Moros y Cristianos Moros y Cristianos
Taken from http:// caribbeangourmet.files.wordpress.com/2007/10/100_1004.JPG?w=394&h=300 on 5/29/08

Puerto Rico
Lechon asado Suckling pig spit-roasted and basted with sour orange juice and achiote

Lechon asado Lechon asado
Taken from http:// img.fotocommunity.com/photos/8515724.jpg on 5/29/08

Cabrito Cabrito
Regional specialty from Monterrey, Mexico

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