The Rodriguan gastronomy (enriched by Chinese, Indian and European influences) is made up of local produce that is naturally available in abundance. Dishes made with fish, octopus, pork and chicken are of incomparable flavour. The cuisine consists of simple but tasty dishes that bring out the natural good taste of the produce. A typical Rodriguan meal is served with rice or maize and red beans, and is accented with chilli or chutneys.
Smoked ham, porc cooked with local honey, Sun dried octopus grilled and declined into salad or chutney or sweet and sour fresh fish with rice or maize accompanied with paw paw salad are the delicacies of the rodriguan gastronomy.