Hey everyone, it’s been a few months since I’ve posted one of these and I’m not really sure why! I’ve been busy lining up guest contributors, giveaway sponsors, and a few other things that I’m not yet ready to reveal, so maybe that has distracted me from this monthly compilation of the bestselling items on Trinigourmet.com. I know that many of you enjoy these roundups and use them to learn about what’s new in Caribbean Cuisine and beyond, so do know I’m going to make an effort to not leave you hanging again!
Now on to the countdown!
*note: Hover your mouse over each title for more details!
|1. The Multi-Cultural Cuisine of Trinidad & Tobago & the Caribbean
Description: More popularly known as the Naparima Girls’ High School Cookbook, this evergreen publication is a locally recognized culinary classic and has accompanied many a Trini to foreign shores 🙂
|2. Sweet Hands: Island Cooking from Trinidad and Tobago
Description: Callalloo and Buss Up Shut, Mother-in-Law And Kuchela, Chip Chip and Doubles. The verbiage of Trinidad’s cuisine is both lyrical and mysterious. The variety of foods from this Caribbean nation and their fanciful names tell the story of a rich and eclectic cultural heritage.
|3. Caribbean Cookbook
Description: First published more than thirty years ago, Rita Springer’s Caribbean Cookbook is a West Indian classic. This latest edition complete with a new introduction, a modern design and an exciting full-colour cover, will please Rita Springer fans and win her new ones.
Description: The food of the Caribbean represents a fascinating fusion of cultures. The islands boast influences from Africa, East India, China, South America, Europe, South East Asia, Syria and the Lebanon. Each of these cultures has left its own unique mark on the food of the region evolving in their own way to produce a new type of fusion cuisine that is mouth-watering, spicy and delicious. And this is what “Caribbean Flavors” is all about. Here you will find over 150 recipes reflecting the authentic and indigenous foods of the various islands but you will also experience a new type of Caribbean fusion cooking with a brighter, fresher, modern twist.
|5. Julia Child – The French Chef
Description: Three servings of practical cooking advice per one serving of nostalgia is the recipe for this 18-episode culinary collector’s item. The French Chef with Julia Child, the pioneering public television series which premiered in 1962, brought French cuisine to American kitchens without a dash of pretension. The three-disc compilation is divided into Starters and Side Dishes; Main Courses; and Desserts and Other Classics, and includes several printable recipes from each category.
|6. That Caribbean Flavor
Description: If you love that exotic taste of Caribbean food, then this cookbook is for you! Over 50 recipes from Jamaica, Mexcio, Panama, Turks & Caicos, Cayman Islands, Cuba…and more! Treat your family tonight with great, spicy Island cuisine. Recipes include: Jamaican Beef Patties, Paella, Curry Goat, Cayman Coconut Fish Dinner…plus many more mouth-watering recipes. Get your copy of this great new cookbook today!
7. Corelle Hearthstone Stoneware Square 16-Piece Dinnerware Set, Service for 4
Description: Ready right out of the box to seat four diners, this set includes four of each of the following: 11-1/2-inch dinner plate; 8-3/4-inch luncheon, salad, or dessert plate; 28-ounce bowl for soup, cereal, or ice cream; and a 14-ounce mug. Corelle makes the glossy dinnerware of durable stoneware that stands up to everyday use in the microwave and dishwasher, with the added bonus of being oven-safe for keeping food warm. The set is covered by Corelle’s one-year replacement policy for any piece that chips or breaks during normal household use.
|8. Bon Appetit (1-year auto-renewal)
Description: Bon Appetit readers are passionate, hands-on cooks who love being in the kitchen, entertaining, traveling, and dining out. They are interested in what’s new in the food world, as well as up-to-date information on wine, beer, and spirits. Bon Appetit appeals to a wide variety of readers: Experienced cooks will find plenty of articles that improve their skills, while those new to the kitchen will learn the basics and more with the friendly and accessible format. When readers are crunched for time, they turn to Bon Appetit for creative, fresh, and modern dishes that can be made in just a few minutes.
|9. Curry Cuisine
Description: Now in paperback, Curry Cuisine is an authoritative, invitingly illustrated, and completely hands-on guide providing simple cooking methods and tips from some of the world’s most celebrated chefs. From mild to fiery hot, and from Malaysia to Northern India, the recipes provide home cooks with authentic and delicious dishes.
|10.An Embarrassment of Mangoes: A Caribbean Interlude
Description: An Embarrassment of Mangoes is an intimate account that conjures all the irresistible beauty and bounty from the Bahamas to Trinidad — and just may compel you to make a rash decision that will land you in paradise.