Mélange Travel & Lifestyle Magazine January 2019 - Page 398

Ajoupa-Bouillon An aromatic blend of French and Indian spices meet, in what is one of Martinique’s most popular culinary ingredients, Colombo. Toasted rice, coriander, ginger, cumin, black pepper, and chilli, are ground together resulting in a powder very similar to curry. This special spice is used to flavour a variety of Colombo dishes, be it chicken, pork, fish or lamb. Tropical flowers and rainforest mark the terrain in this little town at the base of Mount Pelée. For those who perhaps would rather not scale the active volcano, less adventurous pursuits are available. Activities at Ajoupa-Bouillon include hiking a trail through small gorges which is a botanical delight or following a trail along the river to an alluring waterfall. Colombo