Saturday, September 18, 2021

Food & Drinks in Cape Verde

AfricaCape VerdeFood & Drinks in Cape Verde

Fresh fish is abundant in Cape Verde. Tuna is widely available, as is Wahoo, a white-fleshed fish with a similar texture.

  • Lagostada – a lobster dish
  • Cachupa – the national dish made from maize and potatoes. Flavorings such as fish or chicken are often used.
  • Tosta mista – Tosta mista is a traditional toasted ham and cheese sandwich.

All of the islands provide European cuisine. Sal’s favorite cuisine is Italian. Vegetarians may choose salads or omelets.

The local beverage is an ice cold lager called STRELA, but you may also get foreign beers and other drinks, including some from Portugal.