Word of the Day – Cassareep

By October 21, 2019Word of the Day

Cassareep (noun)

kas-a-reep

A thick brown syrup made by boiling down the juice of grated cassava with sugar and spices, used as a flavouring for the West Indian dish pepper pot.

From Arawak casiripe.

Example sentences

“She made the most delicious Cassareep and I knew I was in love!”

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