Highly Flavored

Highly Flavored : Home-Cooked Meals: A Collection of West Indian Dishes and International Favorites

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Highly Flavored is a collection of 100 recipes of authentic, traditional home-cooked West Indian meals and some international dishes with a Caribbean twist!! These recipes are the chosen favorites of family and friends mixed in with a few short and funny stories about my experiences preparing and enjoying food while growing up in the Caribbean. Included are some mouth-watering and delightful home-cooked dishes such as Breadfruit Cou-Cou with Salted Beef, Corn Meal Cou-Cou, Ackee and Salt Fish, Chicken Chow Mein, Macaroni Pie, and Black Pudding and Souse. You will also find delicious sweet treats like Coconut (Sweet) Bread, Cassava Pone, Conkies and Sugar Cakes, Classic Cherry Cheesecake, Chunky Chocolate Coconut Brownies, Coconut Crepes with Strawberries and Bananas, Coconut Cream Pie Topped with Whipped Cream, Strawberries and Mango, and healthy smoothies and shakes. An authentic, West Indian or Caribbean cookbook would not be complete without some fish dishes. Try my Pan Fried Cilantro King Fish, Steamed Red Snapper, Blackened Mahi-Mahi or Honey Glazed Salmon for a start. As a bonus, you also get recipes for some natural, tropical drinks, like Sorrel, Mauby, Golden Apple Juice, Tamarind Drink and Sour Sop Punch. So, believe me when I say, you can enjoy authentic and traditional West Indian home-cooked meals in your own home anywhere in the world!show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 11mm | 313g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • colour illustrations
  • 1514369109
  • 9781514369104

About Fay a Skeete-Sobers

Fay Skeete-Sobers, MSc. is a certified accountant and financial services professional, crafter and mom of two, who loves to cook. She enjoys preparing nutritious meals for her family and considers herself a self-taught cook. Fay also enjoys decorating and is currently pursuing an interior design course. She also participated in many local craft shows with her creative handmade candles and soaps. In fact, she views her candle and soap making as an extension of her love for cooking. She enjoys using her hands and loves a good challenge to be creative and beautify her environment. She grew up in Barbados but spent most of her adult life living abroad experiencing various cultures. She lived in Canada, Jamaica and currently resides in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands with her family. She now spends most of her time as a stay at home mom raising her young daughter. Fay's decision to write this cookbook at this time came as a form of therapy as she fights a rare form of Pulmonary Fibrosis, without a cure. It was also inspired by her children as a family keepsake.show more