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Cornmeal Porridge, Tutu
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Tutu – Cornmeal Porridge – Aruba style for #Food of the World

Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes


  • 6 slices bacon
  • 2 cups coconut milk
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked or canned black eyed peas
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup cornmeal


  • Chop the bacon and saute it until crispy. Drain excess oil.
  • Add coconut milk, peas, salt and 2 cups water and bring to a boil.
  • In a bowl, combine cornmeal with about 1 cup of the boiling liquid and mix to form a paste.
  • Turn heat to low and slowly add cornmeal paste, stirring constantly, to avoid lumps. Simmer, stirring constantly, for 10 minutes.
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