Friday, November 18, 2016

Turtle Soup Recipe from the Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands
Tropical Paradise

Beauty, warmth and fun for all the Cayman Islands.

There is a recipe on the back for Green Turtle Stew...

Green Turtle Stew

2 pounds turtle meat
4 onions, chopped
6 ripe tomatoes, chopped
1 can (16 ounces) peeled tomatoes
4 sprigs chives, minced
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 cup red wine
1/2 hot pepper, seeded and chopped
1 1/2 cups water
1 1/2 teaspoon browning
dash freshly ground petter
dash salt
vegetable oil
4 medium limes, juiced

Wash turtle meat with lime juice and water.  Season with onion, tomato, chives, garlic and wine.  Marinate overnight in refrigerator.  In a large pot, add a little oil.  Remove chives, garlic and onions and fry them in a pot.  Add the turtle meat and fry for about 15 minutes.  Add browning and hot pepper.  Simmer for about 2 hours.  Add pepper and salt to taste.  Serve hot over white rice. 

This postcard is unused, but has three Cayman Islands stamps attached to the back.  The card was made in 2004, but bought in 2015. 
The XX Commonwealth Games
Glasgow, Scotland
Swimming, 25 c
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Cayman Islands stamp 2014
South Sound United Church
Christmas, 25 c
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Cayman Islands stamp 2012
The 60th Anniversary of the 
Accesion of Queen Elizabeth II
Diamond Jubilee, 80 c

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