Travel

Five foods that will make you fall in love with Guadeloupe

From the bokit to the aptly-named tourment d'amour, discover this Caribbean archipelago's tantalizing blend of French and Creole cuisine
  • Apr 08, 2018
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Accras (a.k.a. cod fritters) are a standard on menus featuring Creole cuisine in Guadeloupe. Expand Image

Maybe it will be the bokit. Or perhaps it will be the homemade bottle of bois bandé. It’s certainly conceivable that it might be the kassav. And there’s a very good chance that, in the end, what will make you fall madly in love with the food and drink of Guadeloupe is the aptly named tourment d’amour.

Read on to discover more about these and other examples of the Caribbean archipelago’s tantalizing blend of French and Creole cuisine and where to sample them.

Accras (a.k.a. cod fritters) at Le Mango, the restaurant at Le Relais du Moulin hotel
Casks of rum at Le Domaine de Se?verin rum distillery. (Photo courtesy Le Domaine de Séverin)
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Casks of rum at Le Domaine de Se?verin rum distillery
Casks of rum at Le Domaine de Se?verin rum distillery. (Photo courtesy Le Domaine de Séverin)
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