Lucinda's Authentic Jamaican Kitchen (Hardcover)

By Lucinda Scala Quinn, Quentin Bacon

Wiley, 9780471749356, 128pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2006



The cohost of the PBS series Everyday Food unlocks the secrets of Jamaican cooking in a gorgeous, gifty full-color package

Where classic Jamaican foods like "jerk" chicken were once unknown to American consumers, today Caribbean food products and restaurants are increasingly familiar and popular. Now this cookbook shares Jamaica's authentic cooking styles, exciting flavor combinations, and lively spirit of island culture. It's filled with soul-satisfying recipes that are easy to make, beautiful food and atmospheric photos, and vivid descriptions of Jamaica's roadside vendors, jerk stops, and other scenes-a must for Caribbean food lovers and culinary adventurers.

Lucinda Scala Quinn (New York, NY) leads the food department of Martha Stewart Living, Wedding, and Kids magazines, and cohosts the new PBS series Everyday Food. She travels regularly to Jamaica to pursue her passion for Jamaican food.

About the Author

LUCINDA SCALA QUINN began cooking professionally at age sixteen and travels to Jamaica regularly to pursue her passion for Jamaican food. She currently heads the food department of Martha Stewart Living, Martha Stewart Weddings, and Kids magazine and is cohost of Everyday Food, a production of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. She is also the host of the Eat Drink show on Sirius Radio's MSL channel.QUENTIN BACON is a top food photographer whose work has appeared in magazines such as Food & Wine and Real Simple as well as in many cookbooks, including Barefoot in Paris by Ina Garten, Holiday Food by Mario Batali, R.S.V.P. by Nan Kempner, Cakewalk by Margaret Braun, Our Latin Table by Fernando Saralegui, and Dinner After Dark by Colin Cowie. His Web site is