Callaloo, Calypso & Carnival is the only book on the fascinating, multi-cultural cuisines of the country of Trinidad & Tobago. Mostly a cookbook, it is part travel guide and celebration of the music and spirit of the country. The book explores the food traditions of Trinidad & Tobago, which combine African, East Indian, European, Chinese, and Native American elements. There are more than 100 recipes–most highly spiced–that cover everything from classic Pepperpot to Curried Lobster. In addition to all the food, the book explores the unique musical history of Trinidad & Tobago that culminates in one of the greatest Carnival celebrations anywhere in the world.
There is a glossary of Trinidad & Tobago food terms, a bibliography, and a discography. This book is a must for lovers of all things Caribbean.