Mastering The Art of Caribbean Cooking
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With your help, Gofundme will enable me to bring my passion for all things Caribbean to your kitchen, so you can share with your loved ones. A unique and full color book embodies my commitment to ensure Caribbean food and traditions is not lost, but is forever saved for our future generations.
Get the kids involved in the cooking process
Easy to follow Recipes for everyone, you will be able to make many amazing breakfast, lunch or dinner dishes that will leave your family and friends wanting more.
We will also cover finger foods and special cocktails, after all we can't have a Caribbean cookbook without some good Caribbean drinks
This will be a professionally designed and printed cook book! The majority of the funds raised will allow me to realize the first step in my dream of publishing a series of four cookbooks that includes recipes and stories I experienced growing up in a Caribbean home. I really want to share these recipes and stories with the world so everyone can get a taste of the same traditions and rich cultural heritage I had experienced in growing up.
Most of the content is written and ready to go, loaded with tips and techniques I'm asking my amazing Caribbean and global community to come on board with me and help me get this one of a kind of Caribbean Cookbook published as soon as possible.
Let's talk about the book!
In Mastering The Art of Caribbean Cooking Volume 1, you will be getting over 125 recipes, every one of these recipes has been truly tested, not only by us, but by friends, family members and clients who have attended our cooking classes and dinner parties and other events.
I printed out recipes, bought ingredients and handed it over to everyone, they created recipes, it was tested, and if we didn't like it or it wasn't up to par on what it should be, it was created all over again, taste tested by us and random people off the streets, we did ask for honest opinions and boy did we get some honest ones. So you can rest assured that these recipes in this cookbook wasn't just tested by one person and it's not recipes that we found online and inserted into a cookbook, OH NO! you are getting the real deal here.
I've also included a section in the book with tons of tips and techniques used in a Caribbean kitchen. Lots of secrets will be revealed, you will know first-hand exactly what type of fresh and dry herbs are used in Caribbean cooking.
(NO! It's just not coconut and pineapple)
Ackee and Saltfish Bruschetta
Ingredient substitution for hard to find items or if you reside outside of the Caribbean is included for most recipes.
All measurements are included in every recipe, which is very different from our grandmothers and parents cooking. You know what I mean, they never really cooked with measurements, they eyeballed everything.
Now that we have all grown up and try to replicate the foods we grew up eating, we are finding out we truly don't have a clue on how much water, beans or even coconut milk goes in a pot of pelau or peas and rice.
In Mastering The Art of Caribbean Cooking, it is all laid out for you.
Mastering The Art of Caribbean Cooking will be one of the best Caribbean Cookbooks you will have come across in a long time, and this is only Volume One in a series of four volumes.
Tried and Tested and Client Approved
Shipping ,January, 2017.
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Currant and Coconut Rolls
So, where are your dollars going?
Well, creating a cookbook is expensive, it's a really big bite. We want to make absolutely sure you are getting your dollars' worth with whatever your pledge may be. Our funding goal of $21,500 is what it will cost us to create and produce this Caribbean cookbook.
Here's the breakdown:
Food photographer & stylist: $4,000
Illustrations, Graphic Design & Book Layout: $6,000
Art Direction & Creative Direction: $750
Project Management: $2,250
Printing of books: $4,000
If you are outside the NYC area we will do a live demonstration for you via Skype or Google hangouts at your convenience anytime after the month of December and before July 2017.
Or you can just give the reward for a friend or relative who reside in the NYC area.
Once we have reached a minimum of $8000 funding .
Mastering The Art of Caribbean Cooking will go into Pre Order Mode!
Please help, as we really need your support with getting this book completed and in your kitchen as soon as possible.
We are available for dinner parties , meal delivery and catering.
Also available for private cooking classes in your own home.
We are available to speak with reporters for radio, internet and television including on site cooking demos. We can discuss all things in the Caribbean Culinary World.
Thank you for your support.
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