Coconut. Ginger. Shrimp. Rum.: Caribbean Flavors for Every Season (Hardcover)
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The recipes in this book will highlight seasonal bounties and four major Caribbean flavors, resulting in a basketful of healthy recipes (many vegetarian), which the author refers to as edible treasures.” This innovative cookbook presents a new way to look at the four seasons through four ingredients that are integral to Caribbean flavors and culture, but available everywhere. Coconut, ginger, shrimp, and rum each boast unique health benefits, but are still simple and fundamental ingredients that will take any cook through the year, and especially highlighting seasonal ingredients!
The book is divided into four seasons, and each of those is divided into Light Fare,” Mains,” To Sip,” and Sweets.” Recipes include:
Coconut spiced cashews
White coconut gazpacho
Rum buttered jerk wings
Spring pea and ginger risotto
Rhubarb & ginger challah
Salsa verde coconut rice
Grilled strawberry ginger shortcake
Garlicky parmesan shrimp & fava bean ravioli
Poached pear negroni
About the Author
Brigid Washington is a chef and journalist. She was Editor-in-Chief of the Culinary Institute of America monthly publication, La Pappillote, for whom she continues to write on a project basis. Raised in Trinidad and Tobago with the food and spirit of the West Indian table, but Brigid’s first language is modern American food, focusing on vegetables prepared in new and innovative ways.