News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 10, 2020: Over the holidays, a friend of ours served Ducana, an Antiguan delicacy. It was delicious so we wanted to share it with you this week. Here’s how you make it.
2 cups grated sweet potato
2 cups grated coconut
2 cups grated pumpkin (optional)
1 ½ cup flour
Brown sugar to taste
1 tsp. cinnamon
1 dash of salt
Milk or water to mix
Sterilized banana leaves and strips of banana stem
½ tsp. grated nutmeg
Sift flour, salt and spices in a bowl.
Add potato, coconut and pumpkin and mix well.
Mix to a very thick batter with milk or water.
Drop batter into squares of banana leaves.
Tie with strips of banana stem.
Cook in rapidly boiling water until firm.
Serve with cooked salt fish.