Barbados Saturday Special – Pudding and Souse

A traditional Barbadian delight, hot or cold.

Wanderlust for Food

I consider myself to be pretty lucky in that the client whose project I’ve been working on for the past few years is based out of Barbados.  I’ve been able to visit the island a few times over the course of the project and on my first visit I stayed over the weekend to explore.   I had two objectives– scuba diving and eating all the local food I could get my hands on.  The client was nice enough to cater our meeting with an amazing local spread of fried flying fish, rice and peas, and a delicious bread pudding with Mount Gay rum sauce.  After seeing how enthusiastic I was about dousing my food in the local Bajan hot sauce they thought I was ready for the ultimate in Bajan cuisine – Saturday pudding & souse!

I learned that pudding and souse is a special meal in Barbados that’s only served on…

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