Authentic Recipes from Jamaica

9780794603243.website__83117.1470927760Authentic Recipes from Jamaica

The foods from Jamaica are unique in flavor. Great flavor. Hubby and I both found one of our favorite versions of the French fry while on vacation in Jamaica years ago. The chef had seasoned the fries with a jerk seasoning. This unusual flavor add something truly delicious to the perfectly fried potatoes. The place where we stayed prided themselves on Jamaican flavor. When we returned home, I wondered if we would ever taste those incredible flavors again.

If you too have an love of Jamaican food, have I got a treat for you. John DeMers has written a wonderful cookbook entitled “Authentic Recipes from Jamaica’. In the book you will find recipes to delight your taste buds Caribbean style. Filled with traditional recipes and some new ones too, this hardbound book teaches how to cook Jamaican the right way. Beautifully photographed by Eduardo Fuss. Y’all are going to love the pictures of scrumptious foods with island backdrops. A great addition to you international recipe collection

Chapters Include:

  • Basic Recipes
  • Appetizers
  • Soups and Stews
  • Fish and Shellfish
  • Meat and Poultry
  • Vegetables
  • Deserts
  • Tropical Coolers


Cook delicious, authentic Jamaican food with this easy-to-follow Jamaican cookbook.

Jamaica is the mountainous Caribbean island famed for its coffee and its beaches. But with its abundance of homegrown ingredients and its many cultural influences, it has developed a remarkable cuisine all its own. To visit the Jamaican kitchen is to discover the sumptuous flavors of spicy jerk pork, sweet tropical juices, complex curries and sumptuous desserts.

This cookbook offers the island’s best recipes—both the traditional and the new—from Jamaica’s hottest chefs and restaurants, including Norma Shirley of Norma at the Wharfhouse, Everett Wilkerson of the Sans Souci Lido and James Palmer at Strawberry Hill.

Authentic Recipes from Jamaica presents over 60 full-color recipes with photographs shot on location. Lively essays by food writers John DeMers and Norma Benghiat on the island’s culture and history, explanations of particular ingredients and easy-to-follow recipes make this the most complete guide to Jamaican cuisine you’ll find.

Jamaican recipes include:
Baked Plantains
Pepper Shrimp
Ginger Tamarind Chicken
Spinach Salad with Breadfruit Chips
Sweet Potato Pone
Jamaican Limeade

Ready to Buy? Head over to Tuttle and get a copy.

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