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Guyanese Food: 10 Must-Try Traditional Dishes of Guyana

Guyana is a country located on the northern mainland of South America. The name ‘Guyana’ means Land of Many Waters owing to the country’s many rivers and streams. Guyana is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, Brazil, Venezuela and Suriname. Guyana is perhaps best known for its natural resources, particularly its rainforests, sugarcane plantations, rice fields …

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Stinking Toe Fruit (West Indian Locust Fruit)

Stinking Toe Fruit, also known as locust fruit or jatobá, is the fruit of the West Indian Locust, the largest tree in the Caribbean. A popular fruit throughout Latin America, it is known as Stinking Toe Fruit as its shape is similar to a big toe and its pungent smell is like a sweaty foot. …

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Traditional Guyanese Pepperpot Recipe

This Guyanese Pepperpot recipe is the number one traditional dish of Guyana, and is considered to be the national dish. Pepperpot is essentially a meat stew dish that uses Cassareep (a sticky black sauce made from cassava root) to give it it’s strong, aromatic flavor. Being a national favorite, it is often eaten on special …

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