Most food is imported to the islands Tropical fruits include Coconuts, Mangos, pumpkins, yams and potatoes. The basic food is rice and meat. A popular dish is Doucouna
The Creole food is similar to that of other West Indian nations. Fungi a cornmeal pudding made with boiled okra is a staple on the islands. Breadfruit is another staple. The countries most distinctive fruit is the Antigua black pineapple.
Originally introduced by Arawakan speaking people. Today it is known
as one of the sweetest pineapples in the world and is grown mainly in the South of the
island. It is also the National Fruit.