Published on : Wednesday, May 17, 2017
The traditional culinary delights offered during an Open Day at the Nevisian Heritage Village at Fothergills on May 11, 2017, became popular with visitors as they toured the village and relished the taste of hot bread and butter, coconut tarts and sweet potato pudding baked in a box oven.
The event is part of the Ministry of Tourism’s Exposition Nevis with the theme “All things Tourism”. It is geared towards showcasing the local population to the island’s tourism product. The Open Day brought together the island’s tourism and heritage, for an interactive experience for seniors, students and visitors.
Visitors to the village and after attending the event expressed their delight, especially savoring the delicious fare.
Acting Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Tourism John Hanley commended Pat Thompson, the Village’s manager who led the culinary staff. Hanley praised Thompson’s experience in both traditional and contemporary culinary skills who said that making bread, coconut tarts and potato pudding is like second nature to her.
The Nevisian Heritage Village is a flagship attraction on Nevis which is owned and operated by the Ministry of Tourism.