Tastes of a Continent
Traditional Caribbean Cookery
By (author) Jessica B. Harris
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Tastes of a Continent by Jessica B. Harris
Book DescriptionSavor the food, flavor, rhythm, and romance of the Caribbean. A truly authentic guide to down-home traditional Caribbean cooking, the kind you'd find at roadside stands, Sky Juice and Flying Fish captures the feel of the Islands, bringing the blue-green sea, the tropical breeze, and the exotic scents of the Caribbean into the American kitchen. A culinary history of each of the Islands provides the perfect introduction to the 150 mouth-watering recipes for appetizers and soups, entrees, side dishes, and desserts, all featuring the distinctly exotic seasonings -- ginger, garlic, chili, coconut, curries, and rum -- of the Caribbean. Begin your meal with plantain chips and a rum-spiked 'ti-punch. Go on to Bajan Fried Chicken from Barbados, complemented by a banana-ginger chutney and served with Jamaican Rice and Peas. Finish up with a sumptuous coconut pudding. A glossary lists ingredients from achiote (small reddish berries) to z'yeux noirs (black-eyed peas), which can be found in grocery stores, Caribbean markets, or through the mail-order source list provided in the appendix.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780671681654
(234mm x 155mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Fireside Books
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1991
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jessica B. Harris
Cooking the Gullah Way, Morning, Noon, and Night, Hardback (August 2007)
The unique food traditions of Gullah culture contain a blend of African, European, and Native American influences. Reflecting the rhythm of a day in the kitchen, from breakfast to dinner, this cookbook collects seventy-five recipes for easy-to-prepare, robustly flavored dishes. It also includes twenty-five folk remedies.
Iron Pots and Wooden Spoons, Paperback (February 1999)» View all books by Jessica B. Harris
The author of "The Africa Cookbook" explores the deeply rooted influence of African cookery on Cajun, Creole, South American, and Caribbean cuisine, bringing together more than 175 recipes that echo the tastes of Africa.
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Author Biography - Jessica B. Harris
Jessica Harris is the author of six books, including THE WELCOME TABLE and SKY JUICE AND FLYING FISH. She has also written numerous articles on African-American food.
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