TV chef, dragon slayer and bestselling author Levi Roots brings carnival to the kitchen with his hot'n'spicy Caribbean cookbook.
After winning over the business minds of The Dragon's Den with little more than a song and a smile, entrepreneur Levi Roots has since sold more than one million bottles of his delicious Reggae Reggae Sauce and now he has his very own cookbook!
Levi Roots’ Reggae Reggae Cookbook brings the excitement and vitality of Caribbean flavours to your own cooking. An eclectic and colourful range of recipes from simple dishes for students to fantastic feasts for friends are all accompanied by heart-warming anecdotes in Levi's incomparable tell-it-like-it-is style. This bright and colourful book brings together influences as diverse as Jamaican folk tales, Notting Hill Carnival and the music of Bob Marley to create family-friendly food with that famous jerk kick. Levi Roots’ Reggae Reggae Cookbook will surely add a funky beat to what you eat!
Levi Roots’ Reggae Reggae Cookbook features more than 80 simple and exciting recipes such as Mash-Up Eggs, Salmon St Jago de la Vega , Guinness Punch, Rum Cake and Sweet Potato Pudding. Levi also offers a diverse range of vegetarian dishes and puts a Caribbean twist on classic European favourites such as pizza and pasta.
HarperCollins Publishers; April 2010
- ISBN 9780007372225
- Read online, or download in secure EPUB format
- Title: Levi Roots’ Reggae Reggae Cookbook
- Author: Levi Roots
In The Press
Waterstone's Books Quarterly "Reading it you can imagine yourself sitting under a tropical sun sipping a frozen mango daiquiri and savouring a plate of jerk chicken."
'The Independent “Winning recipes”
Heat magazine “If you want a barbecue with a difference this summer, look no further.”
The Independent, 50 Best Cookbooks “This book’s menu of dishes – from mash-up eggs and Guinness punch to sweet-potato pudding – proves there’s more to Jamaican cooking than goat curry.”
Hot Stars "Accompanied by Levi’s own anecdotes, these dishes are sure to spice up every mealtime!”
4Food (Channel Four Food) "Levi Roots has gone from budding entrepreneur and musician to the established face of Caribbean food in the UK in just 10 months."
About The Author
Levi Roots is a Reggae musician, chef and entrepreneur. He has performed with James Brown and Maxi Priest and was nominated for a MOBO award in 1998. He gained widespread fame after appearing on the UK television programme Dragons' Den looking for funding for his "Reggae Reggae Sauce". He now creates delicious West Indian recipes in the kitchen of his South London restaurant.