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Welcome to Martinique, a foodie's paradise in the Caribbean! Known for its Creole cuisine, this beautiful French island is a top destination for those seeking culinary delights.
Martinique is located in the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean Sea, just north of Saint Lucia. As an overseas region of France, it retains strong French influences but its cuisine has evolved with influences from Africa and India.
Martinique is renowned for its rum. Take a tour of one of the island's rum distilleries to learn about the history and production process. Be sure to sample some of the locally produced rums!
Fresh seafood is abundant due to Martinique's coastal location. Popular dishes include crabes farcis (stuffed crabs), langouste (lobster), and poisson au beurre blanc (fish in a creamy butter sauce).
Creole cuisine blends African, French, Indian and indigenous Taino influences. Signature dishes include accras (codfish fritters), colombo (curry-like stew), and acra (spicy shrimp fritters). Don't miss tasting local specialties like green banana fritters.
Martinique is a top producer of cocoa, coffee and spices. Visit local markets to sample chocolate, teas and flavorful seasonings straight from the source. Learn how these ingredients enhance Martinique's unique cuisine.
Bon appétit! Martinique's lush landscapes and warm hospitality paired with its delectable cuisine make it a true food lover's paradise in the Caribbean. Immerse yourself in the local flavors - it's an experience you won't forget.