Ethiopian born, Sweden raised, and now at home in his popular Harlem hangout, Red Rooster's MarcusSamuelsson has captured his global soul food in one of New York city's most vibrant neighbourhoods, in one delicious cookbook.
Irresistable dishes like whole Fried Chicken, Peanut-Bacon Pork Chops, Doughnuts with Sweet Potato Cream feature through to distinctive fusion dishes like Ethiopian Spiced-Crusted Lamb, Slow-Baked Blueberry Bread sit easilyalongside over 100 other recipes capturing the very spirit of comfort food with soul.
Those looking for a flavour of their favourite dining spot won't be disappointed as the pages are woven with anecdotes capturing the vitality of the location and the restaurant's Harlem "sense of place and culture" making this "far more than just a cookbook."
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