Barbados Dining Etiquette

Dining etiquette in Barbados is similar to that in other Caribbean countries. Please refer to the Jamaica dining etiquette section for general dining etiquette information for the Caribbean. The information that follows on this page is specific to Barbadian dining etiquette variations.

Dining Etiquette

Bajan dishes include flying fish and cou-cou, a combination of okra and cornmeal), rice, vegetables, beans, potatoes, meats, and fish. The best known foods include pepperpot (a spicy stew), jug-jug, and conkies (spices, sweet potatoes, and raisins). Tea is the term used for all hot drinks, and is drunk at most meals.

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