- Traditional Caymanian food includes turtle, brought to
the table in the form of soup, stew, or steak, and conch
- Conch is a versatile dish and may be served as an appetizer
in the form of fritters, a soup prepared as a chowder or
thick with onions and spices as a stew, or even uncooked,
marinated in lime juice as ceviche.
- Other favorites are: Breadfruit (similar in taste to a
potato, and served in as many ways), cassava (another potato-like
vegetable), fish tea (a broth-like soup), johnny cake (fried
bread), patty (a meat pie that's a Caribbean standard as
popular as the American hamburger), pumpkin soup (using
Caribbean pumpkins, which are not sweet), saltfish (dried
and salted codfish), and ackee (a fruit that tastes somewhat
like scrambled eggs and, for breakfast, is served with saltfish.