2 of les Saintes islands are populated: Terre-de-Haut and Terre-de-Bas. When you come to Guadeloupe, you must visit those charming islands. All you need is to jump onto the local ferry leaving from the capital city, Point a Pitre. There are also routes of transportation from St Francois or Trois Rivieres.
The love Twist (Tourment d’Amour)
Jump on the ferry and reach the island in no time. Once you reach the wharf, you will meet with locals selling the local delicacy of the island, the Tourment d’Amour: a cute little pie made of sponge cake with shredded coconut, a pinch of lime zest, a touch of vanilla and a taste of cinnamon sprinkle. This old timer recipe originates from the tradition of the fishermen's wives preparing this delicacy daily for their husbands coming back after a long day of labor at sea, giving them a taste of home.
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Banana Raisin Drink Recipe
1/3 cup raisins or sultans
2 ripe bananas, peeled
8 cubes ice
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 1/4 cup evaporated milk
1/4 cup rum (optional)
3/4 cup cup granulated sugar, but I prefer condensed milk
1 tsp ground nutmeg
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The first time I visited the magical Marigot Bay in St. Lucia, I was with my mom on a cruise. We'd done organized excursions in the other ports, but that day we tried our luck with local advice, and hopped… Read More