Green Fig & Salt Fish
“Green Figs” (aka green bananas) and “Salt Fish” (aka Salted Cod) is known to be the national dish of the Island which screams out uniqueness. The figs are boiled, flaked and sautéed with local peppers, thyme, chives, onions and other herbs and spices. The salt fish is also boiled just enough to wash away the correct proportion of salt then added to the green fig to make a flavorful accompaniment. Served as a salad, taste our culture at its best.
Start your day like a true Lucian with a healthy hot glass of Cocoa Tea. Although it is referred to as a tea, its characteristics are similar to milky hot chocolate, with a healthy twist. Its texture is less fatty and creamy, more fragrant with dark cacao nut and bitter sweetness, plus some warming spice such as nutmeg, cinnamon, star anise and bay leaf, simply magic in a glass.
Breadfruit & Salt fish
An alternative to our national dish is breadfruit and saltfish. Prefered by many, this dish has coconut curry source mixed with codfish and secret spices/sesononings. This tasty mixture is then spread over half-ripe breadfruit which completes the famous dish to give a burst of flavor.
Local Island Treats
Taste some localy prepared treats of St. Lucia! These treats include casava bread, fried plantain Chips, temarine balls, gwava fuge, ginger fuge, goose berry jam and more!
Island Chicken Wraps
Taste the St.Lucia version of chiken wraps! All ingredients are localy produced making it healthy and tasty. The secret sources used makes it irristable for a second bite!
Stone Oven Bread
Taste a different version of bread , taste local stone oven bread! Before modern oven stoves were built stone ovens were one of the most popular methods of baking bread. You now have a chance to taste what bread used to taste like way back in the fifties.
Live Cashew Roasting
Customers favorite part of the food tour is to be engaged in local live roasting of Cashew Nuts. The Traditional method will be used where the cashews are roasted over natural fire. It taste nothing like the usual cashews in the grocery stores. They taste fresh and smoked!
Along your tour you may sample some island stewed or gilled pork. Cooked to perfection with the right amount of heat and seasoning, our version of pork will amaze you! Get your chance to taste these goodies.
Get a taste of our locally grown fruits! Unlike all year round fruits such as Jelly Coconuts, periodically changing fruit selections will be available to you based on your arrival date to the island. Local fruits such as Soursop, Sugar Apple, golden Apple, Starfruit, local Bananas, mangoes and many more variations you might not have heard about.
One of St. Lucia’s bizarre foods is the Blood Pudding. Taste better than it sounds is bassically pork blood socked and cooked with island spices and seasoning. The taste will amaze you which is highly favored by the locals of St.lucia.
Additional food items such as grilled, stewed or fried fish, chicken, octopus and many more unique menu options may be available for purchase at the allocated tour venues.
Enjoy the refreshing local beer of St.Lucia Piton Beer! The beer was named after the major landmarks Gros Piton and Petit Piton mountains located in Soufriere.
Island Rum Punch
Get refreshed under the hot sun with Del’s Rain Forest Cafe Rum Punch! Taste the burst of flavors this one drink has to offer. The rum is mixed with several local spices and local pure juices making it suitable for both women and men to enjoy. No one does it better than Del’s Rain Forest Cafe!
Local Spiced Rum
Enlighten yourself with an assortment of home made spice rums (usually called local Viagra). The rum is made of various spices, fruits and herbs which is left to ferment in alcohol for a specific period of time resulting in enriched and distinctive flavors. You will get to sample up to 9 different rum variations such as Pineapple, Mango, Cherry, Ginger, Turmeric, Tamarind and many more!
Distillers Rum Tasting
Taste a variety of local rums from St Lucia Distillers Group! Rums like Chairman’s Reserve Spiced which contains local spices and fruits including cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, vanilla, coconut, all spice, lemon and orange. They have also added Richeria Grandis – known locally as “Bois Bande” – a bark renowned in the Caribbean as a potent aphrodisiac to give an added kick to the rum.
Antillia Brewery Samples
Ennoy our localy produced beverages , Antillia Brewery Samples! You may get a quick tour of Antillia’s Brewery and also get to taste there special selection of alcoholic beverages.
Additional local beverages (including non-alcoholic beverages) may be available for purchase upon the various tour routes.