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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on May 29, 2013

Belizean recipe: green pea and potato soup

On the island this year we got rave reviews for our new recipe: Belizean Vegetarian Split Pea and Potato Soup We served it with: Homemade Cornbread Baked Winter Squash Simple Salad Peanut Butter Cookies           Here’s the recipe For 6-8 persons: Split Pea and Potato Soup Split peas – pounds 2 Water – 2 quart measurement (cups) 2 (4) Potatoes, peeled and diced

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on December 3, 2012

Officials consider listing Queen Conch as threatened or endangered

Will the conch season in Belize have to be shortened? Might we need to control the amount of conch that we eat year per year? These are a couple of questions that Belize, including other Caribbean nations, might have to consider as Caribbean ministers will come together to discuss a conch petition for CARICOM during Caribbean Week of Agriculture 2012 in Antigua and Barbuda. A United States petitio

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on February 20, 2012

Dukunu recipe – Mayan tamales!

One of the wonderful things (among many) about having an island resort in Belize is discovering the food of Belize. Many years ago I discovered a wonderful Belizean dish: Dukunu. We don’t serve it on the island because it is too labor intensive : ( But at a locals Belize City restaurant, like Ceni’s, you can sometimes find it. Dukunu is a fabulous dish! And you can make these marvelous

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on November 3, 2011

Secret sauce recipe: Fish Tacos!

We have a fantastic menu serving Belize food and other great recipes out on the island. I am the one responsible for the menu (with many suggestions incorporated from guests and staff alike), so I LOVE all of the food we serve as a result. I can state that my favorite meal on the island, hands down, is Fish Tacos. I could eat them 3 times a week, they are that good. The reason they are so good (be

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on June 22, 2011

How to make tortillas-Belize style

At our island kitchen in Belize we employ 3 local women to cook for our groups. Belizean cuisine has only a few good recipes (from my point of view)… almost everything is either deep-fried, over-cooked, or made with processed ingredients, like white flour. It has taken me years to teach these wonderful women to cook for American tastes. Our guests tend to prefer whole foods, low in fat, and simp

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on June 17, 2011

More Belizean Recipes

In Belize you will hear the locals talk about a mysterious vegetable called “cho-cho”. This is what they call chayote squash, a vegetable common in Mexico. On the island we serve Cho-Cho and Zucchini Enchiladas. This recipe is PERFECT, if I may say so myself. It serves 6 – 8, and is very easy to make. Cho-Cho and Zucchini Enchiladas 2 cho-cho 2 zucchini 1 bell pepper 1 onion 1 package frozen

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Posted by Slickrock Adventures on February 28, 2011

Shrimp Creole Recipe-Belize style

Our Belize island menu takes advantage of fresh seafood caught locally. The shrimp in Belize is fantastic! Here is the recipe most commonly served in Belize, this recipe serves 6. 2 lb peeled & de-veined shrimp 2 T olive oil 2 onions 2 bell peppers 3 garlic cloves 1 T oregano 1 T basil 1 8 oz can salsa casera juice from 2 limes 1 T Belizean Recado: spice paste sold in balls, a.k.a. red achiote

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