Sky Juice and Flying Fish: Traditional Caribbean Cooking
Sky Juice and Flying Fish Traditional Caribbean Cooking Author:Jessica B. Harris Savor the food, flavor, rhythm, and romance of the Caribbean.A truly authentic guide to down-home traditional Caribbean cooking, the kind you'd find at roadside stands, Sky Juice and Flying Fish captures the feel of the Islands, bringing the blue-green sea, the tropical breeze, and the exotic scents of the Caribbean into the Americ... more »an kitchen.A culinary history of each of the Islands provides the perfect introduction to the 150 mouth-watering recipes for appetizers and soups, entrees, side dishes, and desserts, all featuring the distinctly exotic seasonings -- ginger, garlic, chili, coconut, curries, and rum -- of the Caribbean.Begin your meal with plantain chips and a rum-spiked 'ti-punch. Go on to Bajan Fried Chicken from Barbados, complemented by a banana-ginger chutney and served with Jamaican Rice and Peas. Finish up with a sumptuous coconut pudding.A glossary lists ingredients from achiote (small reddish berries) to z'yeux noirs (black-eyed peas), which can be found in grocery stores, Caribbean markets, or through the mail-order source list provided in the appendix.« less
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Copyright 1991. Tasty recipes, traditional cooking and therefore not low fat or low anything. Begins with an explanation of the differences in cooking between islands, then gives a list of native foods. Each recipe tells its island of origin. Here's a sampling of recipes: Stamp and Go (Jamaican codfish frittes; Jerked Seasoning; Avocado and Grapefruit Salad; Sancocho (a Dominican stew); Bun (which is a fruited bun); Mango Sorbet; Lavender Tea; Banana Milk Shake; Pina Colada.