Coo-Coo: Barbados

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a vegetable dish
    • Difficulty


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By Elisabeth Lambert Ortiz

Published 1973

  • About


  • 12 small, young okras
  • pints water
  • Salt to taste
  • 8


Wash the okras, cut off stems and slice crosswise, about ¼-inch thick. Bring the water to the boil, add salt and okras and cook, covered, for 10 minutes. Pour the corn meal into the water and okras in a slow steady stream, stirring with a wooden spoon. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until the mixture is thick and smooth, about five minutes. Turn into a greased basin to mould, then