Cascadura Image Selected for Exhibition -National Museum and Art Gallery

April 12, 2018  •  Leave a Comment

National Museum and Art Gallery

117 Frederick Street

Port of Spain

Trinidad

Phone: 1(868)-623-0339/ 5941/ 1(868)-624-6477

 

Congratulations!!   
Sharmila Narwani - SNPhotography108

Your photograph has been selected to show at the Through My Lens Exhibition at the National Museum and Art Gallery of Trinidad and Tobago.

 Cascadura in the category Local Cuisine 

 A date for the exhibition will be confirmed within the coming weeks .

The Exhibition will run for approximately six (6) weeks in the Revolving Gallery of the Museum. 

Cascadura , Local Trinidad FoodCascadura Green Mango Amchar Stuffed inside Curried Cascadura with Pigeon peas . Rice and Dhal with pepper sauce inside a hollowed out cucumber . Fresh Salad of Cucumber and Tomatoes line the plate. This Meal of curried Cascadura was made and inspired by the West Indian Novel Ways of Sunlight by Samuel Selvon The Story of Johnson and the Cascadura .

  1. Working Title – Cascadura 
  2. Category – Local Cuisine
  3. Summary of Piece (I) This Cascadura meal was prepared by Sharmila’s Fiancée
    Green mango amchar masala stuffed Curry Cascadura with white rice and dhal and green peas. Cucumber and tomato Salad and a cucumber cup of homemade pepper sauce.


Inspired by the write Mr Samuel Selvon in the book entitled “Ways of Sunlight” . We refer to the story of Johnson and the Cascadura.
According to Mr. Selvon those who eat the 
cascadura, no matter where they wander, will end their days in Trinidad.
Summary of the story
This legend reflects in the story of Garry Johnson, an Englishman, who is in love with an Indian peasant girl called Urmilla. Garry goes back to his motherland but 
an illness forces him to come to Trinidad again, since his disease can be treated only in the tropics. At the end Garry and Urmilla get married.


Photo was created for contest and have not been published at  the time of submission

 

 

 

 

 


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