This book celebrates a Jamaican family’s legacy of love, food and hospitality. Jamaica’s heritage is a fusion of diverse cultures, and the recipes in this book reflect the richness of Jamaica’s culinary landscape. Interwoven throughout the book are short vignettes of the family’s history over three generations. The recipes act as both a snapshot of a personal history and a useful manual for entertaining.
Robin had a dream of publishing a cookbook with her Mother’s recipes so she set out to write a book sharing recipes she had collected over her life. This how this book came to be not just a cook book, but a book about her family’s history and memories of the beautiful times they spent together. It is through the telling of these stories that these recipes came to life.
Robin believes that it is important that families eat together, it’s part of the glue that keeps families together, and it’s important that our children remember the happy times spent eating delicious food together.
Cooking is very easy and it’s enjoyable and it gives you both control of what you put in your body and a connection with your food, even if it does not come from your garden.
The recipes have been proven over time, and teach you some basic techniques, you will be excited by how much people enjoy them. This book gives you the confidence to cook for people love and please feel free to experiment.