From titiwi broth to titiwi rum punch… it was a Titiwi day (PHOTOS ADDED)

Smoke titiwi. * Photo courtesy Hector John/Facebook

Titiwi snacks, main courses and drinks were available for all to enjoy at Layou yesterday when the community observed its Titiwi Festival.

Beginning on Saturday, Dominicans were able to taste the miniature fish prepared in almost every possible way: titiwi sancouche, titiwi mac and cheese, titiwi acra, titiwi pizza, titiwi lasagna, titiwi balls, titiwi broth, titiwi soup, smoked titiwi, pudding, and even titiwi rum punch.

The festival was not only for the hungry but those seeking musical entertainment  as patrons were treated with performances from several bands including WCK .

Here are a few pictures of yesterday’s event.

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  1. September 28, 2010

    some day soon dominica will be the most travile destination in the carribean,it because of thise great meals and life style we got too share.DA FORE LIFE,MOR SEWOO

    September 28, 2010

    Bwoii… that making sweff a titiwi…. just last weekend i called home and begged my granny to save some titiwi in the freezer for me for Creole fest…. but … these pictures there having me more sweff….

    By the way… why don’t they have one of these things closer to November 3, that way, when the visitors come home some of them can get a taste of that… i feel like coming home for creole fest for two weeks is pretty much standard since not many people get lots more vacation time in these foreign countries.. so perhaps they should have a fest which yould be closer to Nov 3…

    why not a crab fest, frog fest, bwie go fest, veo fest… i’ll even take a titiwi fest … i’m just dropping names of things i can remember..but at the same time, it is just Food for thought…since my Canadian mouth is bavaying…..

  3. September 28, 2010

    My mouth watered too, I even remembered the feeling of hunger, which I had forgotten for the such a long time. And now I cannot believe that my plans to visit home is still two years away. Just to let you guys, who are away somewhere out there like me, know that you really made me laugh-out-loud!!! I love that!

    September 28, 2010


    September 27, 2010

    Yea man Titiwi get big.Big Up to The Festival Organizers. Beautifull Pixs. Titiwi Pizza L O L
    I agree with the Eyes On Dominica Comment. Person. Two Thumbs Up.
    SoutCity Man,Grandbay Garford George.

  6. joe
    September 27, 2010

    dam i havent eaten titiwi in 6years i miss dominica attimes like this i was lost watching

  7. A Voice
    September 27, 2010

    Weh weh weh, boy si moi tay la eh!

    I would a eat so much eh, they would have had to take me to the casualty and pump my stomach.

    Is things like that make you know even in all the stormy weather in Dominica right now, there is still some sunshine.

    Things like that which make Dominica bright…

    Damn, all those titiwi dishes…ain’t no place like home, ain’t no place like home…..

  8. Anonymous
    September 27, 2010

    Alas papamet you all did not have to do that to us Dominicans living abroad na. Anyway Andy and myself won’t miss it next year God spare life. What say you Bono?

  9. DA
    September 27, 2010

    @Eyes on Dominica: it was a good festival for real.

    good comment sir/madam.

  10. titiwi lover
    September 27, 2010

    God, I want some of that food! Pure torture for me living out of D/a. :(

  11. Valda Bruno - Durand
    September 27, 2010


  12. Possie
    September 27, 2010

    Titiwi acra, yes I. It’s been a long time since I’ve had that. Will be looking for some on my next trip home for sure.

  13. sugar
    September 27, 2010

    I love titiwi so much that my mouth start to water just by seeing all what we can do with it. the best i love is the titiwi acra… man can someone send me some… DA is so blessed with such lovely and tasty food

  14. Eyes on Dominica
    September 27, 2010

    The Titiwi Festival is a wonderful and welcome addition to Dominica’s Events Calendar. This is a very novel event and it must be supported and packaged in a manner that will create economic opportunities for Dominica and in particular the people of the Lagoon community.

    The Discover Dominica Authority and the Dominica Festivals Committee must work with the Layou Improvement Committee to review the pros and cons of making this event into a sustainable annual event and hope it is properly packaged to ensure that the event creates economic opportunities and benefits to the people of Layou and Dominica.

    Best wishes for future successful staging of the Titiwi Festival.

  15. kimmy
    September 27, 2010

    oh boy i miss that .my mouth watering .

  16. Amonrah Kobadi
    September 27, 2010

    a little off the topic but the most hurtful thing i have seen on my last visit to dominica was the dreadful sight of kfc directly in front of our market. how can the nature island disrespect their culture like that, yet you turn around and ask why are our young people so out of touch. you are busy importing foreign (american) culture into the nature isle in the form of their music, food and with that comes her violent culture. now i see that pizza hut is coming. what a shame. we need to take a page from the book of the real nature island (bvi). our rivers alone are not enough to make us the nature isl of the caribbean. lets keep it strictly local.

    September 27, 2010

    Lord my mouth watering lol

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