Figure 1 Publishing

Food + Drink / Forthcoming

Mad Love

Big Flavors Made to Share, from South Asia to the West Indies–A Cookbook

Award-winning Guyanese-Canadian chef Devan Rajkumar believes the world needs more love and is here to offer it—through food.

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“Chef Dev brilliantly combines flavors and techniques from across the globe into dishes that feel comfortingly familiar yet wildly exciting. Each recipe is a story you can’t wait to re-tell so you can watch the joy spread to others and invite them to join in the feast.”

—J. Kenji Lopez-Alt, author of The Food Lab, The Wok, and Every Night is Pizza Night

Book Description

Award-winning Guyanese-Canadian chef Devan Rajkumar believes the world needs more love and is here to offer it—through food.

Born in Toronto into a Guyanese household, Devan Rajkumar grew up surrounded by diverse communities and cuisines. After training in the hospitality industry and chasing new flavors around the world, he found himself reconnecting with his culinary roots. Now an established media personality, Chef Dev’s relaxed and modern approach to cooking is steeped in his Caribbean family heritage and his South Asian ancestry.

With more than 100 inventive recipes that reimagine traditional East and West Indian dishes and challenge you to expand your palate, Mad Love celebrates bringing people and cultures together with cooking that comes from the heart.

Featured recipes include:

  • Fried Plantains with Cinnamon and Maple Syrup and Spiced Cauliflower Nachos, made for sharing.
  • A classic: Guyanese Pepperpot served with a side of homemade Plait Bread.
  • Saffron Kheer and Garam Masala-Spiced Pecan Pie — delicious finales to a memorable meal.

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BOOK DETAILS

  • Hardcover
  • 8.5 × 10 inches
  • 192 pages
  • 978-1-77327-232-0
  • $38.95 CDN / $32.95 USD
  • May 2024