A colourful and sumptuous celebration of West Indian Creole cooking.

Babette de Rozières


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Creole is a vibrant celebration of this unique and much-loved style of cooking. The heritage of French, Spanish and African settlers, Creole cookery takes the best of these cuisines and combines them with Asian and Indian influences and native West Indian ingredients to produce a style of cooking that is rich in history and full of flavour.

Containing over 160 recipes and including some of the most famous West Indian Creole dishes, from fish and shellfish dishes to cooling punches and frappes, Creole paints an evocative picture of the food in Guadeloupe and is bursting with the sun, freshness and energy of the Caribbean.


Format: Paperback
Size: 270 x 205 mm (10 5/8 x 8 1/8 in)
Pages: 360 pp
Illustrations: 260 illustrations
ISBN: 9780714856841

Born in Guadeloupe, Babette learned the complexities of Creole cooking from her Grandmother and from there began her love affair with West Indian cuisine. Now a celebrity TV chef in France, she is the owner of the famous restaurant Le Table de Babette in Paris, where she offers her customers the delights of Creole cooking.

"Sumptuous book."—The Times

"Intriguing."—Restaurant Magazine

"Hot stuff."—The Guardian Christmas books

"[A] bright and colourful collection of sun-drenched recipes."—Waitrose Food Illustrated

"Sumptuous, brightly-colored collection of Caribbean dishes... Thoughtful and flavorful."—Publishers Weekly

"Sumptuous book."—The Times

"Intriguing."—Restaurant Magazine

"Hot stuff."—The Guardian Christmas books

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