|Place of origin||Montserrat|
|Region or state||Caribbean|
|Main ingredients||Goat meat, Breadfruit|
|Cookbook: Goat Water Media: Goat Water|
Goat water, also referred to as kiddy stew, is a stew that is a part of the national cuisine of the Caribbean island of Montserrat It has been described as a national dish of Montserrat. It has also been described as a national stew.
Goat water is prepared using goat meat, breadfruit, vegetables, onion, tomato, spices and herbs and flour. Additional ingredients may also be used, such as rum, whiskey and various tubers. It is sometimes served with rice. The dish has been described as spicy and flavorful.
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Goat water, Montserrat's national dish, is far more loved than its dubious sounding name would suggest.
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Anthropologist John Messenger has no doubt that 'goat water' is Irish in origin because, in 1965, an aged Connemara housewife gave his wife a recipe identical to the delicious Montserrat pottage. Racial and religious persecution was ...
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