Since I have a lot of pictures of our adventures, I’m going to attempt to organize these posts. Today’s post will be about all the food we’ve enjoyed over the past few weeks. I’d suggest you eat something before reading this, because after, you’re going to be drooling all over yourself. At least get yourself a bib to catch your drool!
From the Ladies on the field, nothing but delicious
That would be chicken, salad, macaroni pie, provision and potato salad from the field near our house. This is probably some of my favorite Grenadian food.
We went to La Boulangerie one day, which is an italian-ish restaurant that serves delicious pastas and pizzas.
Ting, a delicious grapefruit drink.
La Bou Pizza, mmm
I have recently fallen in love with La Bou Lasagna
One morning we decided to go to the Southside where Sue cooked us breakfest. As far as I’m concerned, this is some of the best breakfast I’ve ever had! She takes the toast and makes fried toast. Which is basically toast that is fried in bacon/sausage grease. And oh my god, is it delicious! You take a bite, and it just melts in your mouth with the sweet release of bacon.
I was pretty excited about a Southside breakfast
IGA veggies, corn, macaroni pie, and chinese chicken!
Above is from IGA grocery store. Now, you may be thinking that it’s like typical grocery store deli food. But it is not! The meat falls right off the bone, cooked to perfection. And I’m really addicted to Macaroni pie, there’s just something about it. At the IGA grocery store, supposedly the chef there works at a 5 star restaurant in addition to the grocery store.
Below is a new restaurant that is on the Grand Anse Beach. It opened within the last few months. I originally thought that it was going to be overpriced, but I was pleasantly surprised with the reasonable prices and the amazing food! We went there a few times while my Mom was visiting. And oh, they have sweet potato fries, which are my favorite! They don’t always have them available, but when they do, they are so worth it!
Nachos from the GODS!
Carricou love bites, bbq wings, and sweet potato fries!
Above are my favorite sweet potato fries. But also, Carricou love bites, which are fresh fried fish in a fluffy beer batter. And the barbecue wings, they are fried and then dipped in this sweet sauce. As always in Grenada, the meat just falls right off the bone!
Aquarium's salad bar
We went to the Aquarium last Sunday to their beach barbecue. It’s a beautiful restaurant that is right on the beach, in between some natural huge cliff rocks. And on Sundays, they have a barbecue where they serve right off the grill while people enjoy the ocean and live music!
Fresh off the grill lobster - The Aquarium
Aquarium rib-eye steak
The food at the Aquarium is tasty, as always. But I have to say that I like the Beach house desserts better than the Aquarium. Above is what we had for dessert, cappuccinos and Creme Caramel. Being an instant lover of anything caramel, I went for the Creme Caramel. It wasn’t that good, it had an odd consistency. But Neal and my Mom really enjoyed their cappuccinos.
Carib & Coca cola
The next day we went to the Southside for dinner. And above is Carib beer, which is produced here. It tastes a little bit like Kokanee. I may be a poor judge of beer, as all beers taste similar to me. And also, above you will notice that Grenada produces it’s own Coca Cola! This is unlike the Coke you’ll find in the States, it tastes better. Instead of using artificial sweetening, they use real sugar cane. Much like the Coca cola’s I loved in Mexico.
Southside Garlic Bread
Fried chicken and fries with vinegar
Everything Sue makes at the Southside is scrumptious. Her beer batter is exceptionally fluffy and light.
Catch of the day sandwich and sweet potato fries
We went back to Umbrellas one last time. Above is the fresh catch of the day fish sandwich, I believe it was mahi mahi. Along with a tequila sunrise drink and as always, sweet potato fries!
Split pea soup and Pumpkin soup with Ginger Beer
Two days ago, we went to Belmont Estates which will have it’s own separate post. It’s where cocoa is made and is simply breath taking. We enjoyed lunch there, which was an excellent 3 course meal. The soups don’t look like much, but they were delish! And Ginger Beer is my new favorite drink. I don’t believe it’s alcoholic, and it has a sweet ginger-y zing to it, and leaves your stomach feeling great.
Belmont Estates has a buffet style three course meal. Above you’ll find traditional foods of Grenada which includes chicken, rice, provision, salad, curried beef (my personal favorite), and Callaloo. I have mixed feelings about Callaloo, but I do eat it because I feel wonderful after eating it. The ingredients are something like callaloo leaves, onions, garlic and other spices which are boiled cook down to a, well, mush. The texture takes some time getting used to, and the sight of it isn’t very appealing, but it has a very high nutritional value with high fiber and iron.
Dessert made from real cocoa at Belmont Estates
Now, let me preface this with, I’m not a huge chocolate fan. I like it, but usually I prefer it with other things like almonds or peanuts. But there is nothing in this world that is like real cocoa. It is to die for! So it wouldn’t be a trip to Belmont Estates without a taste of their delectable cocoa ice cream or chocolate mousse.
That is all of the food for now. Look back soon for more updates about the past few weeks.