It is believed that the Kalinago people transported the Cassava plant to Dominica from South America over 1000 years ago. Cassava was among the most appreciated food of the Kalinago people, and has always been an important part in their daily diet.
There are various methods of preparation of Cassava according to the purpose for which it will be used. The Cassava can be roasted, boiled or baked. It is most commonly used to make Cassava Bread. It is also commonly used to make Farine, which is the fiber of the Cassava after the starch has been removed from it.
Courtesy of: Kalinago Barana Autê
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