These two women owned spots are as much about the powerful women behind them as the delicious food on the menu. This is #23 and #24 of our Global Eats Challenge.
Barbados is a small but mighty country, churning out a surprising amount of dishes exclusive to the island. I guess that’s what happens when you take an island naturally abundant with seafood, fruits and lots more, and introduce a world of influences. Today we check out the Bajan Kitchen pop up, the only source of Bajan food across the GTA.
El Salvador is one of the few countries we’ve covered so far where, colonial influences aside, its indigenous cuisine hasn’t yet faced the abstract brush strokes of regional and international chefs. Today, we visit Casamiento to try the national dish, pupusa, which can be traced to an Indigenous recipe from 2000 years ago.