The Creole kitchen is a mix of the African and European cuisines.The dishes from the Creole cuisine are delicious and refined. Sweet and salty flavors alternate; fruit or sugar in meals are therefore uncommon. Sometimes red pepper is served separately. The secret of the Creole cuisine lies in the food seasoning.

The dishes are very healthy and sometimes meat and vegetables are mixed up in the dishes. The dishes are not difficult to prepare, everything lies in the preparation and finding the right ingredients. In Suriname the Creole cuisine is very popular. There are various restaurants in Suriname that are serving the Creole cuisine.