Traditional Bajan Recipes

RICE &PEAS- another traditional Bajan dish served on Christmas Day ( and throughout the year for that matter).


  • 2 cups rice
  • 1 tbsp margarine
  • 3 tsp salt
  • ¼salt meat
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 pint green pigeon peas
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • 5 cups water
  • 1 bunch mixed herbs (your choice)

  • Boil peas with seasonings and herbs, salt meat until tender. Then sprinkle in rice, lime juice and chopped onion. Add margarine.
    Cover saucepan and boil over moderate heat, then allow to steam over low heat until the water is absorbed and rice grains are tender.