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Appetizing Food and Cuisine in Seychelles

Being surrounded by water on all sides, the biggest star of the food in Seychelles is the fish and the seafood, which is caught fresh, then sold in the markets and served in the restaurants. The cuisine in Seychelles has been influenced by African, British, French and Indian. Some herbs and spices are local and some are imported from Africa and India. Some restaurants serve special food according to cuisines, and even international food for travelling customers, but it is advisable to try the local Creole cuisine which is highly famous for being highly delicious as it combines a lot of different spices and style over time to create a single signature cuisine.

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Chatni Requin
Chatini requin

This is a traditional Seychelles dish in which the shark is mashed and boiled, and then served with fried onion and lime juice.

Octopus
Octopus

A very popular dish among the locals, Octopus is caught fresh and cooked until soft, and usually served with a spicy coconut curry.

Carotte Banana
Carotte banana

Bananas are wrapped in banana leaves with honey and vanilla. They are then dried and eaten, usually as morning snack.

Kat Kat Banana
Kat-kat banana

Bananas boiled and cooked over time in coconut milk, along with sugar and vanilla to enhance the taste.

Ladob
Ladob

Riped plantain and sweet potatoes are cooked with coconut milk, nutmeg and vanilla until it becomes soft and creamy.

Pulao
Pulao

A dish in which rice is cooked in a broth, along with the choice of vegetables or meat.

Rousettes
Rousettes

An unconventional delicacy but very common in Seychelles, in which fruit bats are cooked with local ingredients.

Tec Tec
Tec Tec

Tiny white shellfish that is collected from the ocean and cooked with pumpkin to make a soup.

Bouillon Brede
Bouillon bréde

Spinach or watercress broth that can be cooked quickly in just 15 minutes and is often served over rice or Vindaye.