National Geographic sent Gordon Ramsay to Georgetown and the Amazon Basin of Guyana, where he found a wealth of opportunities to create a personal spin on traditional Guyanese cuisine for his new Nat Geo television series.

Quotable quote: “Georgetown, Guyana’s capital city, is an exciting fusion of Caribbean, Indian, and European cultures, but the origins of Guyanese cuisine lie deep in the dense rainforest of the Amazon basin with Guyana’s Amerindian people, where everything — including the wildlife and produce — can be deadly. ‘We take pride and joy in our First People,’ says Chef Delvin Adams of the Backyard Café in Georgetown. ‘Get in the jungle, hunt, fish, and you can learn their ways.’”

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