Caribbean cuisine is a fusion of African, Creole, cajun, Amerindian, European, Latin American, East and North Indian, Middle Eastern and Chines. The's traditions were brought from many different countries when they came to the Caribbean. In addition the population has created styles that are unique to the region. And out of many we are one people, based on the population multiracial roots and contributions.
These independent island-nations are considered as Commonwealth Caribbean, which include Antigua, Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago.
And according to quora.com there are at least 28 island nations and more than 7,000 individual islands in the Caribbean, which includes islands off the coast of South and Central America as well as those in the Leward and Windward Islands, Cuba, Hispaniola, Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. There are 13 sovereign island nation and 12 dependant territories, with close political ties through the region to Europe and the United States of America.