Channel Islands Cuisine

As a small island famous for its food, Channel Islands is always bursting with flavour and authentic new recipes. The Channel Islands traditional food is seafood due to being surrounded by the sea, this is the most important part of the cuisine of Jersey as it is directly next to the sea. Seafood such as mussels, oysters, lobster, shellfish, crabs and spider crabs are considered a speciality of the delicacy. Most popular dishes from the Channel Islands are:

  • Bean Crock
  • Nettle Soup
  • Jersey wonders
  • Cabbage loaf
  • Jersey Royal potatoes

Expats will find other cuisines such as Indian, Chinese and Caribbean as well as the Jersey dishes available. The Channel Islands are also very popular for their cider, apple brandy and wine that is served with their evening meals.