After a two-year hiatus, one of Oshawa‘France’s most beloved food festivals are back. The 48th edition Party week takes place from June 19 to 25 with 10 pavilions offering gastronomic and cultural shows.
Fiesta Week is organized by the Oshawa Folk Arts Council and a huge team of volunteers – from the cooks in the kitchens to the kids performing on stage.
New this year, passports are not required – entry to the pavilions is free. Some pavilions will be at modified times, visit fiestaweek.ca for a full list of times.
Now for the big question. What’s to eat?
Ukrainian pavilion in Odessa
On the menu: varenyky or perogies, sausages, sauerkraut.
Loreley Club German Pavilion
What’s on the menu: fresh pretzels, cutlet dinner, cutlet on a bun, sausage dinner, sausage on a bun, ham hock dinner (dinner only), strudel.
French Canadian pavilion
On the menu: pea soup, pork pâté, tourtiere, turkey and vegetable stew, sugar pie, hobo pudding.
Pavilion of the Caribbean Club
On the menu: roti, barbecue chicken, curry chicken, jerk chicken, fried chicken, curry goat, oxtail, coconut bread, sugar cake, ginger beer.
Krakowwherew Polish pavilion
On the menu: shish kebab, sauerkraut, schnitzel, chicken thighs, sausages, cabbage rolls, perogies.
Flag of Northern Portugal
On the menu: turnovers stuffed with prawns or ground beef, cod patties, grilled pork loin sandwich, grilled chicken, pan-fried fillet of sole, land and Portuguese land, rice pudding, custard pies, donuts stuffed with cream, caramel flan, pastries.
On the menu: lasagna, Italian sausage on bread, meatballs, veal cutlet, arancini, pasta, tiramisu, cannoli.
Poznanot Polish pavilion
What’s on the menu: perogy, cabbage rolls, chicken patties, shish kebab, Polish sausage, pork schnitzel, red borscht, sauerkraut, Polish donuts.
Ukrainian pavilion in Lviv
On the menu: pyrohy, cabbage rolls, sausage, pork cutlet, chicken thighs, shish kebabs, borscht, desserts.
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