Portuguese cuisine. Cape Verde's gastronomy is largely based on Portuguese cuisine and local dishes, such as cake with devil inside, a mix of fresh tuna, onions and tomatoes wrapped in dough made with boiled potatoes and corn flour that is fried and served hot. Seafood is the staple diet of Cape Verdeans.
Typical dishes of Boa Vista. In Cape Verde there are also very popular soups such as peixe stew (fish stew), rolled bananas (bananas wrapped in fried dough), mango preserves (a non-sugar mixture made from mangoes) and cachupa, a stew of corn and beans.
Tropical fruits of Cape Verde. Cape Verde's cuisine has a wide variety of fruits such as oranges, quinces, bananas, mangoes, coconuts, papayas, guavas dates, etc..
African drinks. Beer is one of the most widely consumed drinks in Cape Verde, along with tropical juices, liqueurs and punch, one of the most popular drinks.
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