Serve your vegetable curry Caribbean style, flavoured with thyme, jerk seasoning and red peppers - great with rice and peas
Fancy a cross between a traditional roasted ham and pulled pork? Use pineapple, treacle and ginger marinade as a tropical glaze
A crunchy salad of apples, fennel, cucumber, celery and spring onions - a healthy and light side dish for a crowd
A make-ahead basmati side dish with mild coconut flavours to be served with curries for a party
A fruity, spicy pickle to contrast with hot savoury recipes - add the chilli seeds if you can handle the heat!
Big jugs of cocktails are great for a party, let guests help themselves to this cranberry and dark rum drink
Cheese and pineapple on a stick gets a totally tropical transformation - use watermelon and mango and sprinkle with poppyseeds