Ziggy Marley & Family CookbookDelicious Meals Made With Whole, Organic Ingredients from the Marley Kitchen
By Ziggy Marley
Eight-time Grammy winner, author, philanthropist, and reggae icon Ziggy Marley's first cookbook,Ziggy Marley and Family Cookbook: Delicious Meals Made with Whole, Organic Ingredients from the Marley Kitchen, is inspired by the Jamaican meals Ziggy enjoyed while growing up--with an updated healthy spin. Ziggy was raised with both traditional Jamaican food and the more natural "ital" food of his family's Rastafari culture. The cookbook, including fifty-four recipes, features contributions from family members including Ziggy's wife Orly, sister Karen, and daughter Judah, as well as several renowned chefs.
Many of the recipes are vegetarian, vegan and/or gluten-free, from delicious and savory egg dishes, to healthy, nourishing juices, soups, and salads, to classic Jerk Chicken and fish recipes. TheZiggy Marley and Family Cookbook brings new organic and nutritious recipes to kitchens around the world, intended to promote healthy living with a touch of culture, comfort, and love.
From the introduction by Ziggy Marley:
"I first started dabbling in the kitchen as a teenager. I enjoyed making cornmeal porridge, and it helped me to begin appreciating the idea of nourishment, the idea that food can make your body feel better. I would make Irish moss and some of my dad's juices...Our Rasta culture was different than regular Jamaican culture. We used to have both sides then, because my auntie would cook the more traditional Jamaican food. On the other side, our Rasta culture drew us to a different way of eating.My father would always have a lot of juices and greens and nuts. We were introduced to ital food--fresh, organic, and nutritious, less salt."