Cou cou is native to Barbados. It is a dish traditionally served with flying fish and is an interesting combination of okra and cornmeal. I had always had trouble with my okra going slimy but I have now been taught that if you peel the stem end to a point, much as you would a pencil, this will not happen.
Slice the okra diagonally into
Sift the cornmeal into a bowl and mix well with the
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