Category Archives: Dushi

892. Curaçao Tamarind Juice

Tamarein (Tamarindus indica) is an import from South East Asia, originally from the Sahel. It now runs wild all over our island providing shade and satisfying sweet tooths with its sour-yet-sweet fruit (also a laxative!)   If you haven’t tried all-natural

892. Curaçao Tamarind Juice

Tamarein (Tamarindus indica) is an import from South East Asia, originally from the Sahel. It now runs wild all over our island providing shade and satisfying sweet tooths with its sour-yet-sweet fruit (also a laxative!)   If you haven’t tried all-natural

926. Curaçao is Obsessed with Salted Chinese Plums

Simultaneously sweet, sour AND salty… Its fuzzy meaty texture perplexes the non-native eater. Luckily us yu’i Kòrsou are native Chinese plum eaters!

926. Curaçao is Obsessed with Salted Chinese Plums

Simultaneously sweet, sour AND salty… Its fuzzy meaty texture perplexes the non-native eater. Luckily us yu’i Kòrsou are native Chinese plum eaters!

944. Curaçao’s Cashew Nut Cake

Ingredients: 1 lb butter 2 cups sugar 12 eggs 1 tbsp vanilla extract 3 1/2 cups flour 1 tbsp almond extract 4 tbsp baking powder 1/2 cup pineapple juice 2 tbsp finely ground cashews Sift flour and baking powder together.

944. Curaçao’s Cashew Nut Cake

Ingredients: 1 lb butter 2 cups sugar 12 eggs 1 tbsp vanilla extract 3 1/2 cups flour 1 tbsp almond extract 4 tbsp baking powder 1/2 cup pineapple juice 2 tbsp finely ground cashews Sift flour and baking powder together.

960. Chupabèbè “Suck and Drink” by Curaçao’s Kuenta i Tambú

  Chupabèbè lollipop made of burnt sugar syrup in animal shape (chicken is a favorite) Chupabèbè’s hard shell melts into a gooey syrup that you have to “drink” (swallow) while you suck. NO biting! (Unless you enjoy visiting your dentist)

960. Chupabèbè “Suck and Drink” by Curaçao’s Kuenta i Tambú

  Chupabèbè lollipop made of burnt sugar syrup in animal shape (chicken is a favorite) Chupabèbè’s hard shell melts into a gooey syrup that you have to “drink” (swallow) while you suck. NO biting! (Unless you enjoy visiting your dentist)

989. Shaved Ice and “Tip Top” on a Hot Day

Seen at Kenepa Grandi (Groot Knip) on ‘West Point’ of the island. Tip Top syrup comes in different fruit’ flavors: cherry, tamarind, kiwi, orange… And like most sweet and delicious things in life: ignorance is bliss!

989. Shaved Ice and “Tip Top” on a Hot Day

Seen at Kenepa Grandi (Groot Knip) on ‘West Point’ of the island. Tip Top syrup comes in different fruit’ flavors: cherry, tamarind, kiwi, orange… And like most sweet and delicious things in life: ignorance is bliss!

986. Curaçao’s Sour-yet-Sweet Tamarind

‘Tamarein’ (Tamarindus indica) is an import from South East Asia, originally from the Sahel. Initially cultivated on our island, it now runs wild providing much-needed shade and satisfying sweet tooths with its oh-so-sour, yet-also-sweet, meaty fruit (bonus laxative!)   If you

986. Curaçao’s Sour-yet-Sweet Tamarind

‘Tamarein’ (Tamarindus indica) is an import from South East Asia, originally from the Sahel. Initially cultivated on our island, it now runs wild providing much-needed shade and satisfying sweet tooths with its oh-so-sour, yet-also-sweet, meaty fruit (bonus laxative!)   If you