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Take a collision of the Atlantic crustal and Caribbean plates, throw in a volcanic eruption and what do you have? Barbados. Unique by geological standards, Barbados was formed when the two land masses joined together and eventually built up a coral formation that stretched to 300 feet. The cuisine of Barbados offers fresh, regional island ingredients, most notably its seafood. Snapper, mahi mahi and many types of shellfish are featured in local dishes. Flying fish sandwiches known as “cutters” are a local favorite, as is pepper pot, a stew made with oxtail and beef. And be sure to sample the “fruits” of the island: sweet potatoes, plantains, breadfruit, yams, pears, soursops, pawpaws, bananas, figs and coconuts are all specialties of Barbados.

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Buttercream Icing

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This is the ultimate buttercream recipe on this entire website

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The texture of this cake is fricking amazing! So airy and light, it didn't last 4 hours in my...

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I love this quiche! I used frozen shortcrust pastry and needed to use up leftover turkey...

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