Hey everyone, still catching up on my blog posts, Divali really snuck up on me this year! By the time you read this post I’ll probably be sleeping off the inevitable food coma that follows consumption of that many carbs and candy! This month Sweet Hands: Island Cooking from Trinidad and Tobago continues its dominance but Rita Springer’s Caribbean Cookbook has surged forward and is now nipping at its heels! I’m happy to see Sweet Hands’ author, Ramin Ganeshram, embracing Twitter more and more, you can follow her here . She has also launched a new food blog , and recently had an article on the Trinidad Tonka Bean published in Lost Magazine .
Now on to the countdown!
*note: Hover your mouse over each title for more details!
|1. Sweet Hands: Island Cooking from Trinidad and Tobago 
Description: Callalloo and Buss Up Shut, Mother-in-Law And Kuchela, Chip Chip and Doubles. The verbiage of Trinidad’s cuisine is both lyrical and mysterious. The variety of foods from this Caribbean nation and their fanciful names tell the story of a rich and eclectic cultural heritage.
|2. Caribbean Cookbook: A Lifetime of Recipes – Rita Springer 
Rita Springer is a culinary icon in the Caribbean. Her original “Caribbean Cookbook”, first published in 1968, is a paperback classic and continues to be widely used throughout the Caribbean.This new edition’s elegant format, with her recipes accompanied by high quality photographs for the very first time, is a fitting tribute to her lifetime’s work.
|3. The Multi-Cultural Cuisine of Trinidad & Tobago & the Caribbean 
Description: More popularly known as the Naparima Girls’ High School Cookbook, this evergreen publication is a locally recognized culinary classic and has accompanied many a Trini to foreign shores
|4. Caribbean Flavors – Wendy Rahamut |
|5. Baking: From My Home to Yours |
|6. Corelle Hearthstone Stoneware Square 16-Piece Dinnerware Set, Service for 4 |
|7. O, The Oprah Magazine (1-year) |
|8. The Sephardic Table: The Vibrant Cooking of the Mediterranean Jews |
|9. Jewish Cooking in America: Expanded Edition (Knopf Cooks American) |
|10. Julia Child – The French Chef |