Jacket has minor shelf wear, binding tight, pages clean and unmarked. Most recipes are made with ingredients easily come by in the United States such as Cream of Pumpkin Soup, Red Bean Soup, a casserole with pork called Jug-Jug, Curried Shellfish, a rice and pea dish called Hopping John, Mango Fool, a delicious dessert., Bien Me Sabe and others. Meat is costly in the Caribbean and used sparingly. But Island waters provide fish, lobster, and shrimp in abundance and there are many enticing recipes using a wide variety of fresh and salted fish, Fish in Coconut Milk, Fish Souffle, Fish Pudding, Fish Fritters, Fish Pie. Some recipes more exotic call for special ingredients such as plantain, cassava, mamey, breadfruit, conch.