Barbados is called "The Land of Flying Fish" and is known for many dishes featuring fish, seafood, and fresh fruits and vegetables. Its fish dishes include dolphin, salt fish, red snapper, tuna, bill fish, shark, salmon and mackeral. Residents of Barbados also eat shrimp, lobsters, crabs and sea eggs.
Other prevalent foods in Barbados include pork, chicken, black belly sheep and beef. Residents of Barbardos pair their meats and sea food with a variety of vegetables including cassava, okra, peppers, onions, sweet potatoes, spinach and eddoes. Some of their traditional dishes that are found only in Barbados include Bajan macaroni pie, jug jug, conkers and nut cake. They also have many traditional drinks, including ginger beer.