Nyam Jamaica: A Culinary Tour by Rosemary Parkinson


Special Price $99.00 Regular Price $160.00

Jamaica celebrates 60 years of independence in August 2022. We are pleased to offer Nyam Jamaica at a special price during the month of August.

Nyam Jamaica A Culinary Tour takes the reader on a culinary adventure from parish to parish in Jamaica. This book is photographically stunning and vividly documents the rich history and recipes of Jamaican food and culture.

A roller-coaster ride around the island of Jamaica delving in pots from the little man on the side of the road right into the Governor General's kitchens. The late Chef Norma Shirley, Grand Dame of Caribbean Cuisine, lives on in this publication.

425 pages of photographs, stories & recipes, available in hardcover (collector’s item, small edition).


Award winning publication
Nyam Jamaica had copped Best Design, Best Photography and Best Easy Recipes for Jamaica in 2008 and therefore received a Gold Medal at the Gourmand Cookbook Awards in Paris in 2009.

2008 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards for Jamaica in the following categories:

  • Best Design
  • Best Photography
  • Best Easy Recipes

2009 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards held in Paris, France against thousands of entrants

  • Gold – Best Design in the World

2015 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards, Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany – Nyam Jamaica honoured during the festivities for the 20 years of the awards with:

Gold – Best of the Best Design in the World

Rosemary Parkinson for her culinary contributions, Culinaria: The Caribbean & Nyam Jamaica

At the yearly Caribbean State Ball, Grand Plaza, New York, honoured for the phenomenal contributions to the art and literary worlds that have propelled the essence and culture of the Caribbean onto the worldwide stage

ISBN: 9789768215802