Cookbook:Cuisine of Guyana

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Guyana is a country located on the northern coast of South America. It borders the Atlantic Ocean, and is the only nation in South America to speak English, due to its past history as a British colony. Because of this, it is culturally associated the Caribbean island nations than to the rest of South America, and is formally recognized as a Caribbean country.

Guyanese foods have a distinct blend of influences from East Indian, African, Amerindian, Chinese, Caribbean, and European cultures. Amerindian dishes like pepperpot, a stew that is cooked in cassareep, and East Indian- based dishes such as roti and curries are widely prevalent, along with Chinese foods. Guyana is internationally known for its Demerara Sugar and its rum. Here is a comprehensive list of over 400 Guyanese recipes compiled from various sources:


More Assorted Guyanese Recipes

If you want to know more about Guyana, here are some links: Caribbean Choice- Guyana

Guyana Profile

Guyana Web Pages

Iwokrama Rain Forest Preserve

Visit Guyana

Wikipedia- Guyana

Journey Latin America: Guyana /Information on Guyana