Your favorite Caribbean cookbook? Range of recipes needed, from main meats to dessert.

Looking for a good Caribbean cookbook to make a range of recipes from for a potluck dinner!

  • Posted by: cronk
  • November 6, 2019
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Nancy November 8, 2019
Cronk - There are two authors I could recommend
1) Ainsley Harriott - British chef born to Jamaican parents - Ainsley's Caribbean Kitchen came out August 2019
https://www.amazon.com/Ainsleys-Caribbean-Kitchen-Delicious-Feelgood/dp/1529104254/ref=pd_sbs_14_t_0/147-5669335-7911127?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=1529104254&pd_rd_r=931c019b-596f-4df6-a92c-626dc004ca22&pd_rd_w=NGNF0&pd_rd_wg=Sxg8j&pf_rd_p=5cfcfe89-300f-47d2-b1ad-a4e27203a02a&pf_rd_r=6D9M9G965DPRT5PXK90R&psc=1&refRID=6D9M9G965DPRT5PXK90R
2) Allen Susser, a top chef in Miami, whose previous cookbooks on citrus and mangos were terrific. Green Fig and Lionfish: Sustainable Caribbean Cooking publishes early December 2019.
https://www.amazon.ca/Green-Fig-Lionfish-Sustainable-Caribbean-ebook/dp/B07SRYYZ9D/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=allen+susser&qid=1573204980&s=books&sr=1-1
Other ideas besides books:
a) Focus on a particular country or cuisine - Jamaica, Cuba, Haiti, British, African-influenced, French, Dutch.
b) Look at tourist websites for the islands...I've found this a useful trick for European destinations when I'm looking for local versions (not American translations) of recipes.
c) Ask the people who are organizing the dinner for recommendations.
Sounds ambitious - hope the dinner is a success!
Nancy
 
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