5 Things to Eat in Belize

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A recent article entitled Caribbean Food: 5 Things to Eat in Belize published on The Daily Meal website, a site that covers food and drink topics through articles, videos, and special reports highlight the fact that Belizean food is another reason why you should visit Belize.

“If you are looking to discover Caribbean food, Belize has some great Caribbean dishes and Caribbean food recipes. Belize is a country rich with Mayan, Creole, and African cultural influences, among many others. Caribbean food also plays an important role in the country’s culinary scene,” writes Alexandra Petri, the editor of the site.

the famous belizean rice and beans

The famous Belizean Rice & Beans

Fry jacks, rice and beans, stew chicken, black dinner or chimole, and conch fritters are the five Belizean foods that the writer recommends to travelers.

“Fry jacks are deep fried tortillas that can be eaten with different cheeses or refried beans”. “Rice and Beans typically cooked in coconut milk, is a very commonplace accompaniment many dishes in Belize, and stew chicken is widely eaten around Belize as are stew beef and stew fish,” writes Alexandra.

“Chimole is a must try dish when visiting Belize and it is very popular come dinnertime and Belize is also very well known for its seafood so tasting the local offerings from the sea including conch with conch fritters being a popular appetizer in Belize and lobster is a must,” the editor declares.

So there you have it, 5 Belizean dishes you have to try when you visit Belize.

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