“These recipes are like a culinary map to land your taste buds perfectly on the X of island time.” Professional Chef Bo Grant There are not enough stars, except maybe on a clear Caribbean night, to rate this blockbuster! What a wonderful journey through the world of explorers, pirates and foodies. Yvonne Addario captains the ship that sails boldly amongst islands of spices and oceans of libations. Make sure this one makes it into your shopping cart. Do it or walk the plank! Chef Steven Bart Hetfield Like many cooking enthusiasts, I enjoy reading cookbooks the way other people read high suspense mysteries and Explorers Cookbook and Travel Guide fits the bill. It really appeals to my penchant for armchair travel. You are swept away with the trade winds and a taste of salt in the air. Yvonne Addairo has created a celebration of the aromatic, sweet and tart, spicy and mild flavors of the region underscored with the need to understand and appreciate the history behind the food.
Explorers Cookbook and Travel Guide is a cookbook without borders. Illustrated with the most amazing photos, it highlights the people from numerous cultures that made their homes in the region and their recipes. There is also big dose of history featuring swashbucklers, pirates and plenty of exciting local lore.
Whether you are a novice or master chef, you will enjoy the varieties of fresh salsas, the most amazing conch fritters and delicious callaloo. This book is designed to share with family and friends to create wonderful memories as only one can do with food. Enjoy, and as they say in the islands "there are more days than weeks, so don't rush time".This book has a wealth of information for the home entertaining cook, as well as fantastic travel destination descriptions. The pirates of old, left us today with colorful stories to tell and their ports of call are ones you will long to visit. Your recipes look easy, and inviting to create. You've done a beautiful job with the large design and layout of this book and I am looking forward to receiving my hard cover copy soon.
Chef Maury and Mike Stewart
Blue Waters Mountain Lodge
This book has a wealth of information for the home entertaining cook, as well as fantastic travel destination descriptions. The pirates of old, left us today with colorful stories to tell and their ports of call are ones you will long to visit. Your recipes look easy, and inviting to create. You’ve done a beautiful job with the large design and layout of this book and I am looking forward to receiving my hard cover copy soon. Yvette Dimick-Maksuta Wonderful journey of yummy recipes among the sites and delights of the seas and islands. Gail Ladd You can taste the romance of the age of exploration on each page of Explorers Cookbook and Travel Guide, as Yvonne Addario takes us on a culinary voyage through the countries and cities of the Caribbean and South America. A fun and tasty book.
Robert Mykle, author of Palm Beach Confidential
Thank you for sharing the process of publishing your new book Explorers Cookbook and Travel Guide. A glimpse into it’s pages; revealing recipes, travel destinations, and beautiful illustrations make me anxious to to read my very own copy! My recommendation is for all “pirates”, faceboook fans, armchair lovers of travel, and foodies: Don’t waste another moment. Go to kickstarter.com to become a backer. You’ll be able to say; I helped this book to “happen” (and get some great rewards) ! Judy Schulze