Reunion's cuisine combine some Creole, French as well as Indian and Chinese foods.
The famous and ubiquitous local dish called "cari" is unique in the Indian Ocean. Cari is prepared with meat, poultry, fish or seafood and contains garlic, onion, plenty of tomatoes, turmeric, clove and ginger.
Traditional Indian cuisine includes "massalés". The right way to eat a genuine Indian curry dish is directly from banana leaves
The Chinese from the Canton region, arrived in the island towards the end of the 19th century and brought their cooking influence.