Friday, April 20

Have you eaten Krioyo.

There was an argument between me and my son over the pronunciation of the word Curacao.

He insisted that it is kura'são and I contradicted him. Actually he bought a soft drink concentrate called Blue Curacao, an ink blue colored drink with a tangy and sweet taste.

We searched the net for Curacao which is an island in the southern part of the Caribbean Sea off the west coast of Venezuela.

Their local food is called Krioyo (sounds the same as 'criollo', the Spanish word for 'Creole') and boasts a blend of flavours and techniques best compared to Caribbean cuisine and Latin American cuisine.

All around the island, there are "snèk" which serve local dishes as well as alcoholic drinks in a manner akin to the English pub.

The Curaçao liqueur was developed here, when a local experimented with the rinds of a locally grown variety of valencia oranges. I believe that is the origin of Blue Curacao.

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