They wrote of how the Indians smoked meat on wooden sticks or roasted game in a little house set on a raised platform above an open fire.
The Spanish described their technique as 'barbacoa' from which we derive the word 'barbecue. The Spanish barbecued and roasted meat on spits and also smoked fish on a wooden grill, as taught by the Timucua.
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The first permanent culinary influence in Florida came from the American settlers who established citrus farms in the late s. Little is known about the spices they ate.