From the fiery flavours of Jamaica’s jerk seasoning to the crunch of Bahamian conch fritters, from the heady mix cultures in Trinidad and Tobago to the lush, fresh fruit across the region — the Caribbean has some of the world’s most exciting flavours.
But in this vast, varied region of over 7,000 islands, where do hungry travellers start? What’s the best way to beat the tourist traps and discover the islands’ authentic fare? How easy is it to get around, and what are the costs like? Our panel of experts will have all the answers to your culinary quandaries, so come hungry for some inspiration for an epicurean odyssey through the Caribbean.
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Glen is the editor of National Geographic Traveller Food and executive editor of National Geographic Traveller. He loves a well-worded intro, a good European city and all things French.
When: Where: Wallacespace Covent Garden, 2 Dryden Street, London WC2E 9NA
Tickets: £10 — includes a free glass of wine, a beer or soft drink, plus nibbles.