As sweet as our “Yu di Kòrsou”

Kokada –  is a coconut candy that originated on the islands of Curaçao, Bonaire, and Aruba.

These candies can be bought anywhere on the island. You can buy them at snack bars, on the streets of downtown.


Ko’i lechi – literally translates as “things made of milk” and that’s exactly what this candy is. It’s made from two types of milk and is indispensable at wedding indispensable at weddings and other large celebrations.

There are 2 types of ko’i lechi. The first version is made without cooking or baking and the other one needs to be cooked on a stove.


Tentalaria –  is a traditional old Curaçao candy made from ground unsalted peanuts or cashew nuts with almond extract and sugar.
The candy is most reminiscent of marzipan. Available all year round.


Panseiku – Peanut Candy is a candy made in the islands of Curaçao, Aruba, Bonaire, and some other islands in the Caribbean.
These candies can be bought at any snack bar on the islands.

Over the weekends you will always find people selling them on the streets of downtown Punda in Curaçao and Otrobanda.


Bolo di kashupete – (cashew nut cake) is the ultimate Antillean party cake!

The heavy cashew cream is very decadent and really has an authentic Antillean taste.

The great thing about this cake is that it can be frozen very well in its entirety.


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