Amazon Lodge Cuisine  

In total charge of the galley at The Amazon Lodge is Louise who has many years of culinary experience in various countries. Her last major assignment was in a Jungle Lodge in Botswana where there nearest store was 300 km. away. She can make almost anything with anything.

At The Amazon Lodge she has a wide range of recipes, many handed down from the families of chefs she has met and from her own South African family whose ancestors came from France over 400 years ago.  Below are  a selection of the wonderful meals she can prepare for you. If you have a special request, a favourite meal or special dietary requirements just let us know before you arrive so we can make your stay a truly wonderful one.


PS: Do you enjoy Vegetarian dishes? . Click here to see some of Louise's wonderful meals ... just for you.
PPS: Just in case you are wondering, Louise does not let guests cook in her kitchen. She will make anything you want.

  Continental Breakfast Incl. in Room Rate
  Extra Continental Breakfast $10.00
  Cooked Breakfast
(bacon, eggs, fried tomato & beans)
LUNCHES  Please order by 9am
  Two Trinidadian Doubles $3.00
  Garden Salad $5.00
  SANDWICHES (plain or toasted)  
     Cheese & Tomato $5.00
     Bacon, Lettuce & Tomato $7.50
     Tuna Mayonnaise  $7.50
     Chicken Mayonnaise $7.50
     Salmon, Lettuce, Cream Cheese, Capers &  Dill $10.00
  Bagel & Cream Cheese $5.00
  Home Made Quiche $7.50
  Baguette $7.50
  Side order of fries or salad $5.00
CORDON BLEU DINNERS  Please order in the morning

Louise uses only the freshest ingredients she can find and prepares each meal from scratch. Check out the reviews of her exquisite culinary skills at Trip Advisor "Click Here"


Please note we can only serve ONE MEAL selection each day which will be available to all guests provided you order in the morning. First order to come in will determine the starter and main course for the day. All dinners are served as a set menu with a three-course meal, priced at US $40.00, which include service charges. Samples of courses are shown below. Contact us IN ADVANCE with any special requests!

Traditional Trinidadian corn soup, served with  toast
Chilled cream of cucumber soup garnished with mint, served with toast


Balsamic Bruschetta. Grilled bread rubbed with garlic, topped with diced tomatoes coated with olive oil and balsamic    vinegar, rounded off with shadon beni and a scattering of parmesan cheese (Vegetarian)
Shrimp Popcorn: bite-sized, crispy, and satisfying! Served with a spicy seafood sauce, thousand island dressing, or tartar sauce
Home made Mushroom soup. Made with fresh mushrooms.
Click here for the Recipe
Stuffed Crab Back: crab meat and bread crumb mix with a selection of herbs and spices, grilled in the oven
Caribbean callaloo soup, with coconut base, a dash of ginger and shadon beni
Click here for the Recipe

Spaghetti Bolognaise / Carbonara , served with fresh garden salad     

Baby Back Pork Ribs (1/2 rack) with your choice of French fries or rice plus a side salad

Oven-roasted pork chops in a tomato and fennel sauce, served on a bed of rice with roast vegetables and side salad
Sesame Chicken in Teriyaki (for the day you want to indulge yourself!): tender chicken breasts stir-fried in teriyaki with bell peppers, onions, honey and sesame seeds and served on a bed of basmati rice; with vegetable side dishes

Beef Stroganoff in a creamy mushroom sauce, served on tagliatelle, with steamed brocolli and pumpkin side
Caribbean Ginger Chicken is a delicious tangy chicken dish served with local side dishes and rice.
Click here for the Recipe
  Brazilian seafood moqueca (stew) served on a bed of savoury rice, with fresh garden salad and garlic bread.
Click here for the Recipe
Almond-crusted tilapia, served on a bed of saffron mashed potatoes with glazed carrots and green beans


Chicken Cordon Bleu - tender crumbed chicken breasts stuffed with cheese and ham, served with a creamy rum sauce and with rice and vegetables on the side
Bobotie, a traditional South African dish with fruity spiced mince meat baked with an egg-based topping, served with yellow rice, tomato and onion sambal, banana, and stewed fruit 
Click here for the Recipe

Battered fish fillet with tartare sauce served on bed of rice or with french fries, plus a side of vegetables and garden salad 

Penne with Eggplant Caponata: Sicilian-style eggplant caponata with capers, green olives and fresh flatleaf parsley (Vegetarian)
Ice cream with sauce & toppings / Apple pie / Fruit salad with cream
Rum cake
Click here for the Recipe
Bottled water, Tonic, Soda Water, Coke, Coke Zero, Fruit Juice Free
Carib / Stag (Trinidadian) $4.00
Rum, Vodka, Gin, Scotch  $6.00
House Wine (per glass) White or Red $8.00
Cointreau, Drambuie, Amaretto, Coffee Liqueur, Angostura 1919 $10.00
Ron Zacapa 23 yrs $12.00
Prices are per person and include service charges. VAT will be added.

Please note Lunch Hour is from 12 midday to 2 pm and Dinner Hours is from 6.30 to 8.30 pm.

Meals ordered but not eaten must be paid for.

Meal requests or special dietary requirements must be arranged with management prior to check-in.