In many Caribbean islands, the fruit of the calabash tree is used to make all kinds of things, especially containers. Its pretty amazing to think that I can literally pick a bowl off the tree in my back yard! In my grandparents day, every household made use of the versatile calabash. The annual Montserrat Calabash Festival is held in its honor. Here is a tour of one of the festival events, the Grand Calabash Food Fair.
What’s in your Calabash?