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Cook-up in a Trini Kitchen: Recipes, Poetry, Paintings, Stories

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Taking its title from a traditional dish of Trinidad and Tobago, this cookbook is at once a cultural history and a unique mix of easy-to-follow recipes, art, poems, stories, and anecdotes. The recipes reflect a fusion of the many nationalities that have shaped Trinidad, offering dishes that range from homey, traditional fare to new, experimental entrees. Following the principles of his artistic practice—whereby the knowledge of and respect for materials and their uses are paramount as a basis for ...
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Overview


Taking its title from a traditional dish of Trinidad and Tobago, this cookbook is at once a cultural history and a unique mix of easy-to-follow recipes, art, poems, stories, and anecdotes. The recipes reflect a fusion of the many nationalities that have shaped Trinidad, offering dishes that range from homey, traditional fare to new, experimental entrees. Following the principles of his artistic practice—whereby the knowledge of and respect for materials and their uses are paramount as a basis for investigation—the author creatively explores easily available ingredients and enhances them with the subtle use of herbs and spices to create distinctive dishes, making this a serious contribution to the ever-growing reputation of Caribbean gastronomy.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781845230821
  • Publisher: Peepal Tree Press Ltd.
  • Publication date: 1/1/2010
  • Pages: 240
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

John Lyons was born in Trinidad and is a poet, an artist, and a cook. He is the author of Behind the Carnival, Lure of the Cascadura, and Voices from a Silk Cotton Tree, and his poems have been published in the anthologies A Caribbean Dozen and The New British Poetry.

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