Cuisine of Seychelles
Seychellois Cuisine is the cuisine of the Republic of Seychelles, an archipelago country consisting of 115 islands. Fish plays a prominent part in country’s cuisine because of its location in the Indian Ocean. The Seychelles’s cuisine has been influenced by African, British, French, Indian and Chinese cuisines.
The use of spices such as ginger, lemongrass, coriander and tamarind are a significant component of Seychellois cuisine. Fresh fish and fruits are sold by street vendors in various places
MOST IMPORTANT DISHES OF SEYCHELLOIS CUISINE
Grilled Fish should be on the topmost priority while trying dishes from the Seychelles cuisine.
Breadfruits is a type of a tropical fruit which is abundantly available on the island. The lightly salted fried chips are the staple munching snack of the island people.
It is one of the most famous dishes in the list of Seychelles traditional food.
Boiled-skinned shark is cooked with fine puree and squeezed scibi juice and lime. It is mixed with onion, pepper, salt and turmeric in turn. The onions are fried and cooked in oil.
The traditional Satini is made with the finely grated ingredients like unripe fruits like raw papaya or golden apple and mixed with spices and onion.
Ladob is a dish that is eaten in Seychelles and can be eaten either as a delicious meal or as a dessert.
Caris Masala is a Creole version of Indian vegetarian Seychelles curry made with an eclectic mix of veggies and a combination of spices like fenugreek, saffron, cumin, cloves, and coriander.