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.