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The Best of the Central American country of Belize in Social Media, curated to reduce the noise - Updated Daily...http://www.belizenet.com
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Belize : Bizarre Foods : Travel Channel

Belize : Bizarre Foods : Travel Channel | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it
Andrew swims with sharks and sting rays in Belize. He explores an ancient cave and sinks his teeth into Maya-style pork brains and the country's most prized rodent!
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Know Your Food: Belize

Know Your Food: Belize | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

Great article about dishes from Belize.

 

"...In the coastal town of Dangriga, I ate a lot of fish. Fish for breakfast, fish for lunch, but strangely not for dinner. While being served a whole fish for breakfast was probably the most memorable meal of my trip, this version of grilled red snapper in coconut broth with hudut or balls of green plantains tasted much better. Served cold (or room temperature) the tangy plantain contrasted with the sweet coconut broth and the fish flaked off perfectly..."

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Dukunu recipe – Mayan tamales!

Dukunu recipe – Mayan tamales! | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

Yummm, one of my favorite foods in Belize.

 

"...One of the wonderful things (among many) about having an island resort in Belize is discovering the food of Belize. Many years ago I discovered a wonderful Belizean dish: Dukunu. We don’t serve it on the island because it is too labor intensive : ( But at a locals Belize City restaurant, like Ceni’s, you can sometimes find it..."

 

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Stewed Chicken with Beans and Rice in Belize

Stewed Chicken with Beans and Rice in Belize | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

The search for the perfect Rice and Beans dish.

 

"...One of my missions for this trip to Belize was to enjoy more traditional food.  I started with the most logical option…finding the best Belizean Stewed Chicken with Rice and Beans..."

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Last Night in Belize

Last Night in Belize | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

Nice blog post with photos of food!

 

"...I am sad that the vacation with my family is over, but I feel that I’m rested and ready to get back to reality! I’ve definitely recharged myself in Belize! That’s what vacations are for, right?  As mentioned in my previous posts about lobsters and seafoods in Belize, the seafoods here are one of the freshest. So the last night here, we decided to end it with the seafood extravaganza!..."

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Conch Fritters from Ambergris Caye, Belize

Conch Fritters from Ambergris Caye, Belize | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

Conch fritters are definitely a tasty delight in Belize.

 

"...(In) the Bahamas, I was surprised to learn how many people had never tried conch before! Conch is one of my favorite things to eat when visiting Belize and other Caribbean destinations..."

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Tasty Tuesday - Mennonite Bakery on Hummingbird Highway

Tasty Tuesday - Mennonite Bakery on Hummingbird Highway | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

This bakery is a must stop while driving the Hummingbird Highway.  And the photos are wonderful in this blog post.

 

"...One of our stops on the drive down to Maya Beach last week was at a Mennonite bakery just off of Hummingibrd Highway. It is a quiet little family run place where you can get some freshly baked goodies, have breakfast or eat lunch. While we were there we could hear hymns playing and someone back in the kitchen singing along..."

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Caramba Restaurant Recognized with International Catering Award

Caramba Restaurant Recognized with International Catering Award | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

Ambergris has many fine restaurants.  Here is one that won an award and is receiving rave reviews from the locals.

 

"...Caramba Restaurant in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, is another establishment in Belize that has been recognized by the Trade Leader’s Club and will be receiving the International Catering Award. The selection committee for the 37th International Award for Tourist, Hotel and Catering Industry has also recognized Rose’s Grill and Bar in Caye Caulker..."

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Seaweed Shakes in Belize: Nutritious and Delicious

Seaweed Shakes in Belize: Nutritious and Delicious | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

Seaweed shakes hav been a staple in Belize for some time.  Here a blogger has just found out how good they are.

 

"I admit, I was a little tentative about trying a seaweed shake in Belize. But I kept hearing wonderful things – “Revitalizing!” “Hydrating!” “Invigorating!” – so I set out in search of an ideal place to have my first taste..."

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Shinji Nakamura's comment, December 24, 2011 5:45 PM
That stuff is famous among fisherman in San Pedro. I drunk it about 15 years ago. Good energy drink !
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Feast Belize - A Sampling of Belizean Cuisine

Feast Belize - A Sampling of Belizean Cuisine | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

A description of the cuisine to be found in Belize.

 

"Belize is a melting pot of ethnicities and this is evident in the cuisine available. Authentic styles of cookery can be grouped as Mestizo and Maya, Creole and Garifuna, however there is significant overlap, together with international influences including American, Chinese and Indian..."

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Conch Crazy in Belize

Conch Crazy in Belize | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

Great review of dishes in Belize using conch.

 

With the second largest Barrier Reef in the world located close to shore and just a quarter of a mile offshore from the Northern Cayes, the Belizean waters are...

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Traditional food and cuisine of Belize

Traditional food and cuisine of Belize | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it
The Central American country of Belize enjoys a cuisine that crosses many cultures due to the different ethnicities that can be found here.
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Top 5 adventures in Belize with Andrew Zimmern

Top 5 adventures in Belize with Andrew Zimmern | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it
Andrew Zimmern counts down his most memorable moments in Belize. Find out where he ranks his trip to Gales Point.
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The best dessert awaits you in Belize

The best dessert awaits you in Belize | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it
Life is sweeter among the Garifuna people...

 

"...In 1635, two heavily laden Spanish slave traders sank off the coast of St. Vincent, the African slaves that survived taken ashore and granted refuge by the Arawak and Carib Indians inhabiting the Caribbean Isle. From this unlikely union sprang the Garifuna, an unusual blend of old and new world, with their own unique language, religion, customs and beliefs..."

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Visiting Belize with an authentic Ceviche recipe

Visiting Belize with an authentic Ceviche recipe | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

"...With the availability of fresh seafood ceviche is a very popular dish. It is cool and refreshing in the hot climate and it does not require traditional cooking. Instead the fish is “cooked” by marinating in lime juice. Belizean ceviche can be made from fish, conch, and lobster, whatever is available. This ceviche may keep the cook cool by not requiring the use of a stove, but it may heat up the diner as it contains habanero peppers and Marie Sharp’s Habanero sauce (a Belizean hot sauce)..."

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Tasty and Interesting Foods I Ate in Belize

Tasty and Interesting Foods I Ate in Belize | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

Nice blog post about a numb3r of restaurants and dishes in Belize.

 

"..Both times I’ve visited Belize I’ve eaten at the Sri Lankan restaurant, Serendib, in San Ignacio. Both times I’ve enjoyed it. I was surprised to hear the ownership had changed in the last year, because the food seemed exactly the same. I suppose they must have kept the kitchen staff and that’s a good thing. We started with Pappadams (thin crispy lentil wafers) and Pickled Eggplant..."

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Ceviche in Ambergris Caye, Belize

Ceviche in Ambergris Caye, Belize | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

I love ceviche.

 

"...We typically get a large mixed platter that feeds two of us for a meal with some leftovers! The mixed is shrimp, octopus, and conch — the best ceviche I’ve ever had..."

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Belize and food

Belize and food | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

Nice short blog post about food in Belize.

 

"...The morning of my departure to Belize was punctuated with a hold up at the ticket counter. "Your going to Belize to eat?"  Don't they have all those crazy foods? I watch those shows. I'm too picky..."

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Best Local Food in Caye Caulker Belize. The Budget Man.

Best Local Food in Caye Caulker Belize. The Budget Man. | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

Cool article about a lunch place on Caye Caulker.

 

"...Everyone on Caye Caulker seems to have a self given nickname. Charles Coote is no exception. By day he is Budgetman and by night Charles (never Charlie, always Charles). His superhero costume is a floppy chef’s hat over the top of a baseball cap. He’s got himself a pretty nice life. He rocks up at about noon, sets his table on Front Street located right on the main beach, has a couple of the local lads put up a tent to keep himself in the shade. Yes, even the locals in Belize like the shade..."

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New Chinese Restaurant in Corozal - The Belize Forums

New Chinese Restaurant in Corozal - The Belize Forums | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

"...I know what everyone is thinking what's new with a Chinese Restaurant opening in Corozal. Well this one has opened across the Street from Jam Rock and right next door to Primo's bar. We went there tonight and I have to say it was really nice..."

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Chicken Taco Tour of San Pedro - Ambergris Caye, Belize

Chicken Taco Tour of San Pedro - Ambergris Caye, Belize | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

Ahh, the chicken taco, another staple of Belizean local cuisine.

 

"Step off the main tourist strip to experience one of the cheapest, best little delights that we’ve discovered here in San Pedro, Belize. Tiny little makeshift stands are set up on the street. Behind stands a woman that looks like a sweet grandmother and she only sells one thing: chicken tacos..."

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A warming lunch on a chilly day

A warming lunch on a chilly day | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

A short story on where to eat on a cold day (cold=70 degrees in Belize).

 

"After riding our bikes into town for groceries, and paying our friend Robert a quick visit at Royal Palm Villas, we headed home for lunch.  Before we started making our usual sandwiches, Barry got..."

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The Best Belizean Meat Pies Right Next Door

The Best Belizean Meat Pies Right Next Door | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

Good first hand description of a Belizean staple.

"Like fry jacks and johnny cakes, meat pies are a classic breakfast food in Belize. You often see people riding around with coolers on the front of their bikes selling these little pot pies in the morning and during lunch time..."

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'Flavors of Belize' earns LA Times nod in best breakfasts from around the globe

'Flavors of Belize' earns LA Times nod in best breakfasts from around the globe | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it

OK, not from Belize, but about Belizean cuisine...After one visit to Belize, most people undoubtedly fall in love with the cuisine, especially with its exotic mix of cultural and culinary influences.  One...

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Belizean Baked Rice Pudding Recipe

Belizean Baked Rice Pudding Recipe | Belize in Social Media | Scoop.it
I bought a recipe book by a local women's group on my recent trip to Belize (Silly Bug & Bittle Recipes) and this one sounds like something I would like. I've tried a few rice pudding recipes before, but never had it baked.
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