Best Jamaican Cookbooks Ever
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I love reading about my culture and finding new and exciting ways to mix up a recipe.
What I’ve noticed is, there is no such thing as a “Traditional Jamaican or Traditional Caribbean Cuisine”. You can use the same ingredients but the food can trun out different every time. It depends on the cook and thier experience.
For example, the word “stew” can be used inturnchangagly with “smother ” , stew chicken or smother chicken. Both recipes use simular ingredients with different out look.
That’s way I turn to cookbooks and my family tradition to help me get a better understanding of how I can make the best authentic Jamaican cusine.
Below are some of the books I found to be very helpful.
Jerk From Jamaica
This book features: jerk barbecue, chicken, pork, beef, lamb, goat, seafood, and more.Includes around 100 recipes and also contains 50 color photo!
Recipes include: Pepperpot, Baked Plantains, Pepper Shrimp, Ginger Tamarind Chicken, Spinach Salad with Breadfruit Chips, Sweet Potato Pone, Jamaican Limeade
Delicious Jamaican Christmas recipes.
Some of the recipes included are:
This book includes the most wanted Jamaican recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert/snacks and beverages.
This cookbook takes food lovers and cooks the world over into Jamaican homes, kitchen and restaurants to sample the full range of native cuisine prepared by local housewives, cooks, restaurateurs and roadside ‘jerkies’.
The dishes are simple enough even for beginners, providing the instructions are read and followed carefully.
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