East Winds: Recipes, History and Tales from the Hidden Caribbean (Hardback)
  • East Winds: Recipes, History and Tales from the Hidden Caribbean (Hardback)
zoom

East Winds: Recipes, History and Tales from the Hidden Caribbean (Hardback)

(author)
£25.00
Hardback 256 Pages
Published: 05/10/2023
  • 10+ in stock
  • Free UK delivery

Usually dispatched within 2-3 working days

  • This item has been added to your basket

What's inside: A celebration of the lesser known Caribbean culture, rooted in tales and memories of the history and heritage of the eastern reaches of the Caribbean.

The hidden Caribbean isn't a place but a legacy of the complex history, people and food that exist outside the limelight of Caribbean culture.

East Winds is full of Riaz's award-winning recipes, with food and travel writing interwoven throughout, giving full focus to the both violent and vibrant stories of the indentured Indian and Chinese, Indigenous tribes and African heritage of Trinidad & Tobago, Guyana, Suriname and beyond. All equally create the kaleidoscope that is Caribbean food today.

Ranging from plant-based to meat and seafood, Riaz offers up not only delicious dishes but also the inseparable stories of people and places. Get to know island favourites like hot doubles, a whole chapter dedicated to roti, a whole list of Caribbean curries and much more. More than a cookbook, with East Winds you'll go on a culinary journey to explore the roots and evolution of the dishes you're cooking.

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd
ISBN: 9780241552438
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 970 g
Dimensions: 272 x 186 x 26 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

East Winds is Riaz Phillips’s third book and reveals what an outstanding and poetic writer he’s become. He takes us on a culinary and cultural journey through Guyana, Grenada, Trinidad and Tobago and elsewhere. The term “hidden Caribbean” refers not only to the fact the south-eastern islands are overshadowed by Jamaica and the broader Caribbean, but to the myriad identities – Amerindian, west African, Portuguese, Chinese and Indian – that swirl within them and manifest so clearly in their food. The chapter titles – Plant-based, Seeds & Pulses; Nose-to-Tail – feel contemporary, but these are old ways and the chapter on roti is a masterpiece. - Rachel Roddy, Five of the best food books 2023, The Guardian

East Winds is a joyous celebration of Trinidadian, Guyanese, Surinamese and Grenadian cultures, traditions and, of course, cuisine. - Riann Phillip, Vogue.co.uk

You've read Riaz Phillips' brilliant Caribbean tome West Winds, now it's time to delve a little deeper with this second book bursting with recipes based on memories and tales from the lesser-hailed eastern clutch of islands - Joanna Taylor, ES Magazine

Riaz Phillips is one of the best writers on Caribbean food, and his new book East Winds, is an eye-opening mouth-watering look at the food of what he calls the hidden Caribbean. It'll take you on a culinary journey. - Ed Cumming, The Telegraph Magazine

'An immensely powerful read and a pleasure to cook from' - Susan Low, Waitrose Magazine

'Stunning' - VOGUE

West Winds: Recipes, History and Tales from Jamaica was one of my favourite books from last year. And East Winds, Phillips’s follow-up, is every bit as good. In it, he charts the foods of the Eastern Caribbean, and immigrant influences from North India, South China, West Africa and Europe. Beautifully written, it’s deeply personal, endlessly enlightening and makes me want to cook things I’ve never tried before. - Tom Parker Bowles - FAVOURITE COOKERY BOOKS OF THE YEAR, Mail on Sunday YOU

You may also be interested in...

Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Vol.1
Added to basket
Rick Stein's India
Added to basket
£30.00
Hardback
The Vietnamese Market Cookbook
Added to basket
New York Cult Recipes
Added to basket
India
Added to basket
£39.95
Hardback
Rosa's Thai Cafe
Added to basket
£22.00
Hardback
Every Grain of Rice
Added to basket
Complete Chinese Cookbook
Added to basket
Good Food: Mediterranean Dishes
Added to basket
Death by Burrito
Added to basket
£17.99
Hardback
50 Great Curries of India
Added to basket
Gino's Italian Escape (Book 1)
Added to basket
Our Korean Kitchen
Added to basket
Mexico
Added to basket
English Food
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Vol.2
Added to basket

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.

env: aptum
branch: