By: dan Last Updated: January 23, Tropical drinks are sought after by tourists far after they leave their visits to the islands. The sweet concoctions combine just the right recipe of fruits and flavours to transport any daydreaming desk-jobber right back to the white sands of, say, Savannah Bay.
This decadent tapioca and guava concoction is representative of the blend of cultures and influences throughout the history of the islands. This treat is traditionally served on March 31st, a holiday known as Transfer Day. Each year on this anniversary, the territory symbolically lowers the Danish flag and raises the stars and stripes.
This sparsely populated tropical paradise is just hours from American shores. Take the ferry from St. John is a literal island of calm.
It is one of the deepest expressions of a culture and one of the easiest to share. Our culture shares world-class cuisine with the Real Nice love and passion of a people who put their hearts into their cooking. Visit one of our local restaurants where recipes are handed down through generations. Here are some of our favorite dishes.
While spending the week vacationing on St. Croix, former President Jimmy Carter tried some Crucian style potato stuffing. Just in case deJongh is hesitant to give up her culinary secret, here is one recipe for potato stuffing for the Carter family.
Any one care to share favorite local recipes or how you cook local vegetables while on the island. We are there this weekend. We eat in every other night.
The Virgin Islands have long been home to the intersection between relaxed local culture, eager tourists, and a beautiful tropical environment. That combination has resulted in the invention of a number of unique cocktails. Since local islanders first threw these concoctions together, many have gained huge popularity across other islands, as well as internationally.
Back, by popular demand — here is my world famous OK, only in my house famous Johnny Cake recipe! It is one of our MOST traditional island favorites. There are some foods that are strictly breakfast, lunch, or dinner foods. Johnny Cakes are that rare breed of food that defies those rigid boxes.
Inspired by cruciancontessa. Wonderful dough and meat recipe. Great to fill with leftover taco meat as well.