cou-cou


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cou-cou

(ˈkuːkuː; ˈkʊkuː)
n
(Cookery) a preparation of boiled corn meal and okras, stirred to a stiff consistency with a cou-cou stick, eaten in the Caribbean
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National dishes are robust, like cou-cou (cornmeal and okra "pudding"), deep-fried flying fish, rice and peas, and pudding and souse (steamed sweet potato with pickled pork).
World-class restaurants offer fantastic views and local dishes like flying fish and cou-cou.
These included Frizzled Salt Fish with zesty tomato sauce and a variety of takes on the island's signature dish, Flying Fish and Cou-Cou, the latter loosely based on Middle Eastern cous-cous but with okras.