June 14, 2017: There might be some good news for the gourmands around the globe. Food-fanatics, always engaged in a quest for mouth-watering delicacies, can check out the renowned food festivals in the world, to satisfy both their tongues and the tummies.
Here is a List that will make you make your tummy happy-
Wildfoods Festival at Hokitika in New Zealand
Celebrated in mid-march on the west-coast of the southern island of New Zealand, in the peaceful city of Hokitika, the Wildfoods Festival is a special food fest as it sees people gorging into things that they never imagined could be cooked into meals.
The Onion Market at Bern of Switzerland
Considered to be the biggest folk-festival in the capital calendar of Switzerland, the celebrations for the Onion Market officially begins at 6 in the morning. Although people can smell the tantalizing aroma when the first onion soup starts boiling, long before 6 am.
Salon de Chocolate at Quito in Ecuador
The only chocolate festival in the world and that also a grand one, is Salon de Chocolate, celebrated with pomp and vigor on mid-June in Ecuador. The most favorite activity in the celebration, is the chocolate sculpture contest.
It should be noted that Ecuador is famed for producing more amount of quality chocolate than any other country in the globe, and this festival is surely a proud occasion marking the celebration of chocolates.
Blue Food Festival in Bloody Bay of Tobago
Blue Food Festival is celebrated in Bloody Bay, the coastal village on the Caribbean island of Tobago.
It has been 18 years since the beginning of the festival which focuses on food items made of a root plant of the taro variety called Dasheen, and the name of the festival is coined from the item itself.
There are limbo dancing, live music, and stalls of rum included in the varied activities of the celebration and that makes the festival even more vibrant.
Pizzafest at Naples in Italy
Pizzafest is the paradise for every pizza-lover in the world. During the celebration the Lungomare Caracciolo area of Napoli transforms into a pizza village, welcoming about 500,000 visitors, consuming about 100,000 pizzas of every kind.
The main attraction of the festival is the pizza making championship. The pizzerias serve the 50+ historic versions of pizzas, with classics like Napolitana, Marinara, and Margherita.
Drooling yet? So, what are you waiting for! Pack your bags and head for the lip-smacking food items waiting for you in the best food festivals around the world. Bon Apetit!