Blue food festival

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Monday, 2018-10-15 19:00 PM - Monday, 2018-10-15 19:00 PM
Trinidad & Tobago

Dasheen and other root crops take centre stage each October, as the villages of Bloody Bay, L’Anse Fourmi, and Parlatuvier on the northeast coast pay homage to the versatility and utility of “blue food”.

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What is blue food?

Some varieties of dasheen can turn blue or indigo when cooked, hence the term — which now is used to describe all root crops, including sweet potato, cassava, and yam. During this Blue Food Festival, all of the dasheen plants is used to prepare a range of items — bread, cookies and sweets, ice-cream, and even lasagne!

A culinary competition and cultural shows are also highlights of the festival.Dasheen and other root crops take centre stage each October, as the villages of Bloody Bay, L’Anse Fourmi, and Parlatuvier on the northeast coast pay homage to the versatility and utility of “blue food”. 

Things to do

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KNOWN FOR

  • Bird watching at Caroni Swamp

  • Do the "House of Angostura" tour

  • Go turtle watching at Grand Riviere

  • Take a trip "Down de islands"

  • Visit the Pitch Lake

  • Watersports

  • Ziplining - ZIP-ITT

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WEATHER

Sunny

85°F

San Fernando

Sunny
Humidity: 35%
Wind: S at 11 mph
Wednesday
Sunny
66°F / 88°F
Thursday
Sunny
67°F / 89°F
Friday
Sunny
67°F / 90°F

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Persons entering Trinidad, including all North American citizens (Americans and Canadians) should be in possession of a valid passport and return ticket.

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