In Kuna Yala you will enjoy fresh form the sea lobster, shellfish and fish. Coconut water is a very important ingredient of the Kuna cuisine. As a sidedish you can order plantain, yuca, rice and kidney beans. For those who don’t eat seafood chicken and beef is available.
Kuna cooks are recognized for their culinary abilities. Kunas adquired knowledge about the occidental cuisine and united this knowledge to their traditional cooking.
Kunas discovered the occidental cuisine after the Tule Revolution. The United States government allowed Kunas to work in the Panama Canal Zone. This was forbidden for other panamanians. Kunas worked in the zone as cooks, among other jobs. Even today the kitchens of many restaurants in Panama City trust the cooking abilities of Kunas.
Another interesting fact about the Kunas is that they don’t suffer hypertension as long as they live in Kuna Yala. When they live in Panama City this effects somehow disappear. Medical researches have concluded that this is due to the big amount of cacao Kunas consume in their diet.
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