Bajan sweet potato pie
Barbados sweet potato pie is one of those dishes that's
growing in popularity. It can be found on most menus
whether it's in the restaurants or at the mobile food
vendor. The sweet potato is a tasty root vegetable that is
distantly related to the potato. It is believe that the
sweet potato was first cultivated for domestic use in the
Central American country of Peru about 5000 years ago.
It is said that this pie dates back to the early colonial
days of the 18th century. Since then it has become an
integral part of the dinner table especially during
special occasions. Sweet potato is one of the crops that
is grown locally, so its increase preparation in pie and
black pudding is a good sign.
All this is coming at a time when there is the cry to
produce more locally grown dishes. Locals surely love it
by its preparation in the hotels and restaurants is a
great way to introduce visitors to the island to this
Here is the Barbados sweet
potato pie recipe...
Barbados Sweet Potato Pie Recipe
- 3½ lbs. sweet potatoes
- 1½ teaspoons salt
- 1 small tin of crush pineapples
- 1 small tin of sliced pineapples
- ¼ lb maraschino cherries
- ¼ lb Margarine
- 2 teaspoons Margarine
Peel sweet potatoes and boil in salt water until soft.
Once cook mash the potatoes with the margarine until
smooth. Mix the sweet potatoes with the crushed pineapple.
Put pineapple and potato mixture in a greased pie dish,
smooth the top and arrange pineapple slices on it.
Decorate by placing a cherry in the center of each
pineapple slice. Bake in a moderately hot oven for about
half hour until light brown. Serve at room
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