As a result of varied ethnic backgrounds there is a wide variety of foods especially Indian and Chinese. Seafood dishes with rice are popular.
The hot pepper cayenne takes its name from the French Guiana's capital. One of the more traditional meals in Guyana is The Metemgie
. El The Metemgie
. It consists of a thick soup or stew made with coconut, fish, meat, cassava, and sweet rolls. Also, crab soup and homemade bread are popular in Guyana.