The Spice Necklace

The Spice Necklace

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A follow-up to the national bestseller An Embarrassment of Mangoes, Ann Vanderhoof and her husband navigate the Caribbean on a sailboat, discovering local culture in each tiny port, and collecting sumptuous original recipes along the way. Spices and herbs are the heart and soul of Caribbean cooking, adding more to the pleasures of the table here than perhaps anywhere else. In The Spice Necklace, award-winning food and travel writer Ann Vanderhoof embarks on a voyage of culinary discovery, as she follows her nose (and her tastebuds) into tiny kitchens and fragrant markets, through rainforest gardens and to family cookups on the beach, linking each food to its traditions, folklore and history. Meandering from island to island by sailboat, Vanderhoof takes readers along as she gathers nutmeg in Grenada, hunts crabs and freshwater crayfish in the mountains of Dominica, and obsesses about oregano-eating goats in the Dominican Republic. Along the way, she is befriended by a collection of unforgettable island characters who share with her their own delicious recipes, making this truly a book to savour. From the Hardcover edition.(About 6 percent of the Trini population is Muslim.) Nor had I ... Normally, I wouldna#39;t be particularly concerneda€”Ia#39;d just make do and let the wine and conversation cover any shortcomings in the fooda€”but the guests include Miss Pat. a€œIta#39;s likeanbsp;...

Title:The Spice Necklace
Author:Ann Vanderhoof
Publisher:Doubleday Canada - 2010-01-05


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