Caribbean cuisine is a fusion of African, Creole, Cajun, Amerindian, European, East Indian/South Asian, Persian, Arab, Chinese
and Javanese/Indonesian cuisine. Ingredients that are common in most islands' dishes are rice, plantains, beans, cassava,
cilantro (coriander), bell peppers, chickpeas, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, coconut, and any of various meats that are locally available
like beef, poultry, pork or fish.