Belize+Culture+Food=Chaa Creek

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Okay, call us name droppers, but we do like seeing Belize in the overseas press. And even better when it’s a mention in the majors. And, as our faithful readers know, we’re foodies with a capital F. Okay – make … Read more

Belize Recipe – Black Fruit Cake


Easy to make Belize Black Cake recipe!  With only thirteen days away from Christmas we are pretty sure that most Belizean kitchens have already started preparing and baking black fruit cake, which is the season’s tradition here in the jewel. … Read more

Belize Recipes: A Taste Of Belize’s Conch Season!

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Conch Meat – An Irresistible Staple in Belize Recipes! Conch season in Belize officially opened last week October 1st and goes through until June 30th, 2016 or until the national catch quota, about one million pounds, is realized. Of course we couldn’t wait … Read more

#1 Authentic Belizean Fry Jack Recipe!

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How to make Belize Fry Jacks – Authentic Belize Food Staple! They say “breakfast is the most important meal of the day” and Belizeans take this very serious. One of the more popular and mouth-watering breakfast meals in Belize includes … Read more

Belize Recipe: Make a Cassava Crusted Snapper Fillet!

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Make this hearty Belize Cassava Crusted Snapper recipe from the comfort of home! Fish is quick in cooking, nutritious, and delicious when prepared simply.  Chef Mario adds fresh kale and cassava that is organically grown at Chaa Creek’s Maya Organic Farm to give this recipe a deliciously … Read more

Belize Recipes: Mango Shrimp Ceviche!


Try this Mango Shrimp Ceviche! Fresh juicy Caribbean mangoes give this recipe a twist on the traditional Belizean Shrimp and Conch Ceviche recipe. This Belizean mango shrimp ceviche recipe is easy to make and can be ready to enjoy in a matter of minutes. … Read more

Belize Recipe: How To Make Tamale (bollo)


You can’t possibly come to Belize and not try a Tamale! That would be like going to the beach and not getting into the water! A tamale or bollo is a delicious traditional Mesoamerican dish made of corn dough (masa) which is filled with seasoned meat (chicken or pork) then steamed or boiled in plantain or banana leaves.

Learn How to Make Belizean Conch Fritters


Belizean Conch Fritters Recipe Conch meat is very popular in the Caribbean Islands as well as in Belize where it is usually made as a stew or soup and served with white rice or as an appetizer in the form of fritters. … Read more

Belizean Rice and Beans with Stew Chicken Recipe


This Belizean combination is without a doubt the most abundant meal in Belize. From north to south, east to west and out on the cayes, you won’t go anywhere without coming across a plate of Stew Chicken with rice and beans. With our easy to make recipe you can enjoy some Belizean flavour in the comfort of your home.

Belize Recipes: Carne asada al Chimichurri

Belize Recipes of Carne ala Chimichurri (grilled beef steak)

Unlike some places, many Belizean specialties can be found throughout the entire country. As a unique departure from some other popular destinations, many recommended “tourist restaurants” are frequented by locals, often times proving to be some of the best spots to sample Belizean cuisine.

Our Head Chef, Mario Mendez, shares with us a scrumptious CARNE ASADA AL CHIMICHURRI Recipe, which is a mix Maya, Mestizo & Mexican flavors. We trust you will enjoy this as much as we do!

How to Make Rum Braised Lamb Shanks


How to make Rum Braised Lamb Shanks Chaa Creek’s Rum Braised Lamb Shanks with a Savory Sweet Potato Pie Serving for four (4) people Ingredients 4 Lamb shanks* 10 cloves chopped Garlic 10 leaves diced local oregano 12 piece crushed … Read more

How to Make Belizean Ceviche


Yesterday we shared with you one of our favorite Belizean recipes – Coconut Shrimps. Today we will share another recipe which is loved by many people the world over.The recipe is Belizean Ceviche and you can find the recipe below.

How to Make Belizean Coconut Shrimps

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How to prepare Belizean Coconut Shrimps In this blog post, we share with you the steps to prepare one of our favorite recipes – Belizean Coconut Shrimps. Ingredients 1 local egg 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2/3 cup Belikin beer (Belizean … Read more

Tips To Cook Salmon Fish Perfectly In Few Minutes

Tips To Cook Salmon Fish Perfectly In Few Minutes

Cooking Salmon Fish Perfectly In Few Minutes There are many people around me who are just fond of eating Salmon and cannot think about anything else when having an option of sea-food. As a matter of fact, Salmon is very difficult … Read more

Belize Recipes -Belizean Jerk Chicken


Belizean Jerk Chicken Recipe Ingredients to make Belizean Jerk Chicken: 3 whole chickens Ingredients to make Jerk seasoning: 4 sweet peppers 2 onions 2 tomatoes (not too ripe) 10 cloves garlic 2 habanero peppers (can be reduced) 1 inch ginger 10 … Read more