The family of award-winning food author Jennifer Brennan was part of the British Raj in India for generations. Raised in the Punjab & Mysore, she remembers dining in the grand style of the Raj. She has lived in Guam & Japan, & traveled widely throughout the Pacific Islands of Oceania. Here, she celebrates the bounties of tropical island living. With colorful glimpses into the Pacific Island cultures, you'll be treated to 100s of native recipes featuring condiments, hors d'oeuvres, stews, tropical salads, seafood, desserts -- even earth-pit oven meals. An eclectic Culinary index contains brief descriptions of unfamiliar foods, & a section on cooking methods. Includes evocative original art by Brennan. This is the definitive volume on Pacific Island cooking.