Best Caribbean & West Indian Cooking & Wine Books

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1. Afro-Vegan: Farm-Fresh African, Caribbean, and Southern Flavors Remixed [A Cookbook]

Author: by Bryant Terry
Ten Speed Press
224 pages

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Renowned chef and food justice activist Bryant Terry reworks and remixes the favorite staples, ingredients, and classic dishes of the African Diaspora to present more than 100 wholly new, creative culinary combinations that will amaze vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores alike. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST VEGETARIAN COOKBOOKS OF ALL TIME BY BON APPTITBlending African, Carribean, and southern cuisines results in delicious recipes like Smashed Potatoes, Peas, and Corn with Chile-Garlic Oil, a recipe inspired by the Kenyan dish irio, and Cinnamon-Soaked Wheat Berry Salad with dried apricots, carrots, and almonds, which is based on a Moroccan tagine.

Creamy Coconut-Cashew Soup with Okra, Corn, and Tomatoes pays homage to a popular Brazilian dish while incorporating classic Southern ingredients, and Crispy Teff and Grit Cakes with Eggplant, Tomatoes, and Peanuts combines the Ethiopian grain teff with stone-ground corn grits from the Deep South and North African zalook dip.

There’s perfect potluck fare, such as the simple, warming, and intensely flavored Collard Greens and Cabbage with Lots of Garlic, and the Caribbean-inspired Cocoa Spice Cake with Crystallized Ginger and Coconut-Chocolate Ganache, plus a refreshing Roselle-Rooibos Drink that will satisfy any sweet tooth.

2. Jamaican: Discover Delicious Jamaican Cooking Simply with Easy Jamaican Recipes (2nd Edition)

Author: by BookSumo Press
BookSumo Press
October 27, 2018

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Welcome to Jamaica.Get your copy of the best and most unique Jamaican recipes from BookSumo Press in full color with beautiful art! Come take a journey with us into the delights of easy cooking. The point of this cookbook and all our cookbooks is to exemplify the effortless nature of cooking simply.

In this book we focus on Jamaican cooking. Jamaican is a complete set of simple but very unique Jamaican recipes. You will find that even though the recipes are simple, the tastes are quite amazing. So will you join us in an adventure of simple cooking?

Here is a Preview of the Jamaican Recipes You Will Learn:Chicken and Long Grain Caribbean Fish Chips Jerk Fish Hot Coconut Rice Beans Aphrodisiac Grilled Chicken Kingston Curry Tropical Latin Cake Real Jerk Chicken Jerk Pineapple Fajitas Egg Noodles and Chicken Kalisa’s Chips Jamaican Cabbage Brown Glazed Carrots Jamaican Roast Nutty Jerk Coleslaw Grandma’s Spicy Goat Curry Flame Broiled Sweet Potatoes Alvita’s Dumplings Simple Banana Chips Coconut Cod Stew Skirt Steak Habanero Sauce Tropical Prawns Skillet Cod Chips Honey Jerk Drumsticks Coconut Anise & Chicken Stew Cheesy Pimentos Grits Casserole Hot Papaya StewMuch, much more!

3. The Easy Puerto Rican Cookbook: 100 Classic Recipes Made Simple

Author: by Tony Rican
Rockridge Press
154 pages

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Master the melting pot of Puerto Rican cooking with 100 classic recipes Puerto Rican cooking is rich with diverse flavors and textures that come together to create a unique culinary experience you could only find on the Island of Enchantmentuntil now.

The Easy Puerto Rican Cookbook is packed with 100 classic recipes made simple, so you can create mouthwatering meals in your own kitchen with ease. Discover dozens of weeknight-friendly recipes, including a number of dishes that take 30 minutes or less to prepare and serve.

Simplify your routine with recipes containing five ingredients or fewer, one-pot meals, slow-cooker dinners, and more. The authentic recipes in this Puerto Rican cookbook focus on whole foods, so you get all of the incredible flavors of traditional cuisine without the salt, fat, and processed ingredients.

The Easy Puerto Rican Cookbook includes: 100 delectable recipesGet a true taste of the island with delicious recipes for every meal, from cocktails and small plates to entrees, desserts, and beyond. Staples from scratchTry 16 staple recipes like Chicharrn de Cerdo (Fried Pork Belly), Mojo Criollo (Garlic Marinade), and Pique (Puerto Rican Hot Sauce).

4. Puerto Rican Cookery

Author: by Carmen Aboy Valldejuli
Pelican (January 1, 1983)
408 pages

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Puerto Rican Cookery has become the standard reference on traditional native cookery (cocina criolla). According to the San Juan Star, “the cookbook is seen and is more likely better read in some homes than the religious tome…. [it] is considered a primer for beginning cooks …

A textbook for home economists and it is a guide for the gourmet as well.”

5. Keto Diet Cookbook For Beginners: 550 Recipes For Busy People on Keto Diet (Keto Recipes for Beginners)

Author: by Elizabeth Cunningham

157 pages

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550 Effortless Keto Recipes for Quick Weight Loss in 2021! Do you crave quick & effortless keto recipes? And I know you had tasty dinners with the loved ones and there are a few or more extra pounds ”on board”! That’s why I focused on creating the one and only Keto recipe book with 550 Delicious meals, that you’ll ever need to cook to stay on Keto!Shoot for it!

This simple, yet powerful keto cookbook has plenty of content in the following categories:My Top Keto RecipesNo-fuss Brunch and Dinner recipes to keep ”cheating”Energizing Smoothies and BreakfastsGreat Meatless and Vegetarian recipesGreat variety of Soups, Stews and SaladsFascinating Keto Desserts & DrinksLots of protein recipes – Poultry, Meat, Fish & SeafoodCraveable Side Dishes & SnacksThis complete Keto diet book will take care of your scarce cooking time and will show you the easiest & tastiest way towards a PERMANENT WEIGHT-LOSS & New Life on the keto.

Get it now and give yourself the best present!

6. Original Flava: Caribbean Recipes from Home

Author: by Craig McAnuff
Bloomsbury Publishing
304 pages

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Craig and Shaun McAnuff are bringing Da’Flava from the Caribbean to your kitchen! We’re Craig and Shaun, two brothers from South London, but with Jamaica in our hearts and souls. Our Mum and Nanny taught us to cook, and Original Flava is all about meals that are vibrant, lively, exciting, and full of the influences from different cultures that make the Caribbean island of Jamaica so wonderful.

That’s why we’ve travelled to Jamaica to bring you its authentic and fresh FLAVAs! Our motto is EAT: we make our recipes Easy, Accessible and Tasty. We want to give you platefuls that taste like grandma’s food so there are recipes for classics like Ackee ‘n’ Saltfish and Curry goat, and Caribbean favourites from home such as Garlic butter lobster and Trini doubles.

We also like to twist it up a likkle to give dishes our modern spin, so you can find recipes for Honey roasted jerk-spiced salmon, Plantain beanburgers and Banana fritter cheesecake. The most important thing, we think, is the togetherness food brings the same happiness we have with our family.

7. Tangy Tart Hot and Sweet: A World of Recipes for Every Day

Author: by Padma Lakshmi
Hachette Go
288 pages

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Find a dazzling variety of recipes from around the world in this entertaining cookbook that combines life lessons and delectable mealswritten by the host of Bravo’s Top Chef and Hulu’s Taste the Nation. Inspired by her travels to some of the most secluded corners of the planet, Padma Lakshmi shares the origins and secrets of her latest recipes for simple to prepare, international cuisine.

She makes it easy to delight your guests with savory and sweet dishes such as Keralan Crab Cakes, Fresh Green Beans with Lentils and Coconut, Krispy Fried Chicken, BBQ Korean Short Ribs, and Chocolate Amaretto Ice Cream. By introducing a host of enticing flavors and spices, an everyday kitchen is transformed into a global one.

Tangy Tart Hot & Sweet is both a culinary and personal scrapbook of Padma’s life, highlighted by dazzling photography and evocative personal stories about her lifelong connection to food and cooking. From appetizers to entres, soups to dessertsTangy Tart Hot & Sweet is perfect for anyone who wants cooking to be easy, elegant, and unforgettable.

8. Keto for Life: Look Better, Feel Better, and Watch the Weight Fall off with 160+ Delicious High-Fat Recipes

Author: by Mellissa Sevigny
384 pages

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The ketogenic lifestyle has been proven to aid in weight loss and to help people achieve better overall health. Mellissa Sevigny, the voice behind the highly acclaimed food blog I Breathe, I’m Hungry, has been a leader in low-carb, ketogenic living for many years and understands the key factors to achieve lifelong success.

In her new book, Keto for Life, she delivers a complete road map to adopting and sustaining a ketogenic diet. Keto for Life is a book for real people with busy lives, picky family members, and moderate budgets. Mellissa firmly believes that budget, time, and eating with loved ones should not be deterrents to living a keto lifestyle, feeling great, and enjoying the food you’re eating.

Keto for Life gives readers tools and recipes to thrive on keto. People who are new to the ketogenic diet want answers to the common problems of how to eat keto without needing years of experience as prep cook in a commercial kitchen and how to stay within their grocery budget, keep the rest of the family from staging a mutiny, and not be forced to shop, prep, and cook full-time to make their goals a reality.

9. Rachel Ama's Vegan Eats: Tasty Plant-Based Recipes for Every Day

Author: by Rachel Ama
256 pages

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Rachel Ama’s Vegan Eats offers brilliant plant-based dishes that make cooking and enjoying delicious vegan food every day genuinely easyand fun. No bland or boring dishes, and forget all-day cooking. Rachel takes inspiration from naturally vegan dishes and cuisines as well as her Caribbean and West African roots to create great full-flavor recipes that are easy to make and will inspire you to make vegan food part of your daily life.

Rachel’s recipes are quick and often one-pot; ingredients lists are short and supermarket friendly; dishes can be prepped ahead and, most importantly, she has included a song with each recipe so that you have a banging playlist to go alongside every plate of delicious food.

Recipes include cinnamon french toast with strawberries, chickpea sweet potato falafel, peanut rice and veg stir-fry, caribbean fritters, a plantain burger, tabbouleh salad, and carrot cake waffles with cashew frosting. So if you share Rachel’s attitude that vegan food should fit into your life with ease and pleasurewhether you are a fully fledged vegan looking for new ideas, want to reduce your meat intake, make more environmentally friendly food choices, or just keen to eat more vegRachel’s genius cookbook is for you.

10. Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America

Author: by Maricel E. Presilla
912 pages

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The 2013 James Beard Foundation Cookbook of the Year How to cook everything Latin American. Gran Cocina Latina unifies the vast culinary landscape of the Latin world, from Mexico to Argentina and all the Spanish-speaking countries of the Caribbean. In one volume it gives home cooks, armchair travelers, and curious chefs the first comprehensive collection of recipes from this region.

An inquisitive historian and a successful restaurateur, Maricel E. Presilla has spent more than thirty years visiting each country personally. She’s gathered more than 500 recipes for the full range of dishes, from the foundational adobos and sofritos to empanadas and tamales to ceviches and moles to sancocho and desserts such as flan and tres leches cake.

Detailed equipment notes, drink and serving suggestions, and color photographs of finished dishes are also included. This is a one-of-a-kind cookbook to be savored and read as much for the writing and information as for its introduction to heretofore unrevealed recipes.

11. Memories of a Cuban Kitchen

Author: by Joan Schwartz
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
352 pages

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Authentic Cuban recipes offer a mixture of Spanish, Indian, African, Chinese, and Portuguese cuisine, from appetizers like Green Plantain Chips, to such entrees as Roast Pork Creole, to tropical rum-based drinks and desserts. Filled with reminiscences and evocative halftone photos of Randelman’s childhood in pre-Castro Cuba, this book presents more than 200 traditional recipes for Cuban dishes, a cuisine that lusciously combines Spanish, Indian, African, Chinese, and Portuguese influences.

12. Milk & Cardamom: Spectacular Cakes, Custards and More, Inspired by the Flavors of India

Author: by Hetal Vasavada
176 pages

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Sweeten Any Occasion with Bold, Unforgettable DessertsFrom Brown Butter Ghee Shortbread Cookies to Pomegranate Curd Brownies, these decadently spiced, versatile recipes are a joy to make and share. Drawing inspiration from her Indian-American upbringing and experience on MasterChef, Hetal Vasavada infuses every creation with the flavors of her heritage.

The results are remarkable treats like Mango Lassi French Macarons and GingerChai Chocolate Pot de Crme. Whip up a batch of small sweets (mithai) like Sesame Seed Brittle and Bourbon Biscuits, or impress guests with a fantastic breakfast like Banana Custard Brioche Donuts.

The Gulab Jamun Cake, inspired by the quintessential Indian dough-balls soaked in spiced syrup, is the perfect showstopper for any gathering. Simple techniques and smart shortcuts make it easy to create familiar flavors or experiment with new ones. With delectable ingredients like ginger, cardamom, saffron, fennel and rose, every bite is worth celebrating.

13. Son of a Southern Chef: Cook with Soul

Author: by Lazarus Lynch
288 pages

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A wildly inventive soul food bible from a two-time Chopped winner and the host of Snapchat’s first-ever cooking show. Thousands of fans know Lazarus Lynch for his bold artistic sensibility, exciting take on soul food, and knockout fashion sense. Laz has always had Southern and Caribbean food on his mind and running through his veins; his mother is Guyanese, while his father was from Alabama and ran a popular soul food restaurant in Queens known for its Southern comfort favorites.

He created “Son of a Southern Chef” on Instagram as a love letter to the family recipes and love of cooking he inherited. In his debut cookbook, Laz offers up more than 100 recipe hits with new takes on classic dishes like Brown Butter Candy Yam Mash with Goat Cheese Brle, Shrimp and Crazy Creamy Cheddar Grits, and Dulce de Leche Banana Pudding.

Packed with splashy color photography that pops off the page, this cookbook blends fashion, food, and storytelling to get readers into the kitchen. It’s a Southern cookbook like you’ve never seen before.

14. Yo cocino latino: Las mejores recetas de cinco populares blogs de cocina hispana / I Cook Latin Food: The Best Recipes from 5 Popular Hispanic Cooking Bl (Spanish Edition)

Author: by Verónica Cervera
176 pages

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Libros de cocina hay muchos, pero como este no hay ninguno. Cocina criolla, cocina familiar, cocina tradicional, cocina latina no importa cmo la llames, lo importante es que digas: #yococinolatino Seguro en tus redes sociales has visto platillos que te propones probar algn da y luego no encuentras cmo prepararlos!

Yo cocino latino pone al alcance de tus manos 68 deliciosas recetas de cinco populares blogs de cocina: La cocina de VeroMy Colombian Recipes Simple by Clara Piloncillo&Vainilla Recetas de Laylita Vero, Erica, Clara, Alejandra y Laylita comparten recetas fciles y consejos prcticos para que puedas preparar apetitosos platos de la cocina cubana y la mexicana, as como de la cocina dominicana, la colombiana y la ecuatoriana.

Tambin encontrars platillos internacionales y veganos. Disfruta el regalo de la buena mesa que te brindan estas cinco blogueras. Deja que te inspiren a compartir con tus seres queridos recetas para comenzar el da, para el da a da, para el fin de semana, para celebrar, para picar y para endulzar la vida.

15. Instant Vortex Air Fryer Oven Cookbook for Beginners: 2500 Quick and Easy Recipe Days for Healthy Fried and Baked Delicious Meals for Beginners #2021

Author: by Katie Banks
139 pages

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Instant Vortex Air Fryer Oven Cookbook for BeginnersThe only Instant Vortex Air Fryer Oven Recipe Cookbook you need in your KitchenvNew to Instant Vortex Air Fryer Oven Cooking? Well, here you will find the detailed instructions summarized to understand the basics of your favourite kitchen tool.

Whether you are a complete beginner or an advanced user, you will make great use of this cookbook and the recipes in it. What will you find it this cookbook? A guide for total beginners on how to use the Instant Vortex Air Fryer Oven and its basic functions.

Delicious recipes organized by Ingredient A fantastic layout that will make you feel at ease reading your cookbookv 1000 Days of Instant Vortex Air Fryer Oven Meal Schedules Instant Vortex Air Fryer Oven recipes that work for complete beginners and advanced usersv An Instant Vortex Air Fryer Oven Cookbook for BeginnersTogether with detailed instructions on how to start using your Instant Vortex Air Fryer Oven , you will find mouth-watering recipes that are very simple to make.