Souse is a type of pickle that is made in the English-speaking Caribbean. Served and sold with black pudding or steamed pudding it is a favorite among locals and definitely a must-try for visitors, particularly if you are an adventurous eater.
Souse is made by fully cooking the meat and then marinating it for a long time in a solution made of fresh lime or lemon juice, vinegar, salt, parsely, minced hot pepper and cucumbers.
Types Of Souse
Souse is made various parts of a pig, cow and chicken.
Pork Souse is souse made with the ears, feet, knuckles and shoulder part of a pig.
Beef Souse is souse made with the heel of the cow and the face which becomes gelationous when cooked.
Chicken-foot Souse is souse made with the feet of the chicken.
Souse is served along with some of the juice.
Souse is primarily made and sold on the weekend - Friday and Saturdays.
Souse is traditionall served with some type of savory pudding.