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#18483 - 08/24/04 07:29 AM TERESE'S HOME COOKING - Hopkins
Marty Offline
TERESE'S HOME COOKING When your holiday calls for delicious home-cooked Garifuna food, you can arrange to eat with me at my home. Call me or ask your hotel to call to make arrangements. If you don't like to eat gibnut, armadillo or iguana, I can make a fish, chicken, conch or vegetarian dish for you. All of our food is fresh and natural, taken from the bush, the sea or our farm.
Your hostess and cook is Terese Castillo.

#18484 - 08/24/04 09:54 AM Re: TERESE'S HOME COOKING - Hopkins
plantman Offline
Yes, the best gibnut in Belize. Visit Terese when in Hopkins, or on your way South.
Cheers, Dan

#18485 - 08/24/04 01:17 PM Re: TERESE'S HOME COOKING - Hopkins
CrackerLarry Offline
What in heck is a gibnut? I'd love to try her possum on a half shell and lizard.

#18486 - 08/24/04 01:48 PM Re: TERESE'S HOME COOKING - Hopkins
CrackerLarry Offline
Or maybe I should ask what is a gib?

#18487 - 08/24/04 01:49 PM Re: TERESE'S HOME COOKING - Hopkins
CrackerLarry Offline
Not short for gibbon, is it?

#18488 - 08/24/04 02:12 PM Re: TERESE'S HOME COOKING - Hopkins
SP Daily Offline

#18489 - 08/24/04 02:19 PM Re: TERESE'S HOME COOKING - Hopkins
CrackerLarry Offline
Thanks, I feel better now. Was picturing monkey testicles. Even I won't go there.

#18490 - 08/24/04 02:21 PM Re: TERESE'S HOME COOKING - Hopkins
CrackerLarry Offline
Looks like a mighty fearsome beast. I was thinkin rat, yall hunt rats to extinction? With all that fish and lobster?

#18491 - 08/24/04 02:36 PM Re: TERESE'S HOME COOKING - Hopkins
SP Daily Offline
Years ago when the Queen visited, she was served gibnut. The British press that accompanied her tried to create a scandal by ranting that "The bloody Belizeans have fed our queen a rat!" Every since that time the gibnut has been known as "the Royal Rat"
Properly prepared, the gibnut or paca is delicious!
They don't seem that rare or hard to find. Often offered on sale at the Belize City open market.
There is an effort in Guatemala to teach villagers to raise free-range pacas in the village as a food and income source.

#18492 - 08/24/04 03:33 PM Re: TERESE'S HOME COOKING - Hopkins
uuuummmmm - tastes like chicken! :p

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