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Belizean Rumpopo recipe

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A Belizean Christmas is not complete without the traditional rumpopo drink. Similar to the USA’s eggnog, this creamy rum drink is a favorite among family and friends during this festive time of year. Every Belizean knows that this festive drink is accompanied by a slice of the traditional Black Dried-fruit Cake. If you have always wondered how to make this concoction, here is a step by step guide for making this Christmas recipe!

WHAT YOU NEED

4 large tins evaporated milk

1 ½ cup sugar

¼ teaspoon nutmeg

1 pint strong rum (add more or less to taste)

12 egg yolks

1 tbsp. vanilla

1 tbsp. rose water

DIRECTIONS:

*Beat egg yolks with sugar in bowl. Heat milk, but do not boil.

*When sugar is dissolved, add half hot milk to egg yolk mixture and return to remainder of hot milk.

*Stir continuously over low flame for about ten minutes or until mixture slightly thickens (do not allow to boil).

*Remove from flame, cool slightly, then add rum, vanilla, rose water and nutmeg.

*Keep refrigerated and shake well before consuming!

WE WISH ALL OUR FANS, PATRONS AND FRIENDS A HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM ALL OF US HERE AT HOT MAMA’S BELIZE LTD!

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Cowfoot Soup recipe

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Everyone loves a good, hearty soup even in the summer days. And while this cowfoot soup may sound a bit odd, if prepared well and seasoned correctly, this gelatin like hoof pieces can be your next favorite Belizean meal. Here are is a guide to help you cook this fantastic local meal in the comfort of your home.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

1lb Cabbage

Large potatoes

2 Tomatoes

Coco/Macalito

Complete Seasoning

Okra

Salt

Black Pepper

Carrots

BBQ seasoning

Cilantro

1 whole habanero

Onions

Sweet Peppers

DIRECTIONS:

  1. After thoroughly washing the cow foot, place in a large pot and boil to soften. Boil til meat starts turning a grey color.
  2. Chop up all your vegetables including: potatoes, coco, okra, carrots, onion, sweet peppers, cabbage and tomatoes into bite sizes.
  3. Chop up your cilantro fine. Put all your vegetables and cilantro into the pot with the cow foot and boil together.
  4. Add in your complete seasoning, bbq seasoning and salt and black pepper and your whole habanero. Let it boil high for about 30-45 minutes and you are done.

For an additional kick, add a few drops of Hot Mama’s Belize hot sauces. This soup is served over white rice with a slice of lime and tortilla chips.

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