Well written, and beautifully photographed I learned a lot about the history of African American cooking and how much it is than fried chicken and soul food.My favorite part was the inclusion of recipe snippets taken from Tipton Martin s extensive collection of antique cookbooks They added a fascinating dynamic to modern recipes. I was pleasantly surprised to find this book at my door thanks for the free book, clarksonpotter Not only does it have a wide variety of recipes that sound amazing, like crawfish bisque coconut lemon layer cake, it provides a historical look at recipes I might not have found otherwise gumbo from 1881 crab soup from 1930, for example stories about the author s experiences The photography is appetizingly beautiful I can t wait to cook my way through this book. I was familiar with this author from The Jemima Code, so I knew it was going to be good, but this book exceeded all of my expectations The photography is beautiful, the recipes are accessible, and the writing style really pulled me in I rarely read the little vignettes or background information in cookbooks, but with this book, I read them all I learned so much about the history of African American cooking, cuisine, and social history.Thanks for the free book, ClarksonPotter This book is a history book as much as it is a cookbook Toni Tipton Martin honors than 200 years of African American cooking in the 125 recipes in this book Most of the recipes remind me of a culinary tour of the South, and it made my mouth water and left me itching to get in the kitchen and start cooking Which I did I have prepared the Seafood Gumbo, Fruit Fritters, and Lamb Curry All were a delight to make and to share with my family The photography in the book is stunning This would make a wonderful gift for all home cooks, novice and experienced alike.Thanks for the free book, clarksonpotter Adapted From Historical Texts And Rare African American Cookbooks, The Recipes OfJubilee Paint A Rich, Varied Picture Of The True History Of African American Cooking A Cuisine Far Beyond Soul FoodToni Tipton Martin, The First African American Food Editor Of A Daily American Newspaper, Is The Author Of The James Beard Award Winning The Jemima Code, A History Of African American Cooking Found In And Between The Lines Of Three Centuries Worth Of African American Cookbooks Tipton Martin Builds On That Research InJubilee, Adapting Recipes From Those Historic Texts For The Modern Kitchen What We Find Is A World Of African American Cuisine Made By Enslaved Master Chefs, Free Caterers, And Black Entrepreneurs And Culinary Stars That Goes Far Beyond Soul Food It S A Cuisine That Was Developed In The Homes Of The Elite And Middle Class That Takes Inspiration From Around The Globe That Is A Diverse, Varied Style Of Cooking That Has Created Much Of What We Know Of As American Cuisine
Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Jubilee book, this is one of the most wanted Toni Tipton-Martin author readers around the world.
- 320 pages
- Toni Tipton-Martin
- 19 December 2019 Toni Tipton-Martin