Princess Pamela's Soul Food Cookbook: A Mouth-Watering Treasury of Afro-American Recipes (Hardcover)

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By Pamela Strobel, Matt Lee (Introduction by), Ted Lee (Introduction by)
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A new edition gives due to this long-lost classic that helped define soul food.

Princess Pamela ruled a small realm, but her powers ranged far and wide. Her speakeasy-style restaurant in Manhattan was for three decades a hip salon, with regulars from Andy Warhol to Diana Ross. Her iconic Southern dishes influenced chefs nationwide, and her cookbook became a bible for a generation who yearned for the home cooking left behind in the Great Migration. One of the earliest books to coin soul food, this touchstone of African-American cuisine fell out of print more than forty years ago.

Pamela's recipes have the clarity gained from a lifetime of practice--cardinal versions of Fried Chicken and Collard Greens, but also unusual gems like Pork Spoon Bread and Peanut Butter Biscuits--all peppered with sage advice on living and loving. Her book stands out for its joie de vivre and pathos as well as the skill of its techniques and is now available for cooks everywhere to re-create these soul-satisfying dishes at home.

"If you lived in New York on big dreams and no money, Princess Pamela's was where you wanted to eat. Quirky and clubby (the Princess didn't let everybody in), her Little Kitchen served cheap cuts--tripe, chitlins', pig tails--and made them taste like food for angels. You felt lucky to be there."
--Ruth Reichl, author of My Kitchen Year

About the Author


Pamela Strobel was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and then came to New York to pursue her love of jazz. In 1965, Strobel opened her restaurant in the East Village, serving the soul food of her childhood while singing for guests alongside a band. Matt Lee and Ted Lee have written three cookbooks, inclu ding The Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen. They contribute to Bon Appetit, the New York Times, Fine Cooking, and Food & Wine.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780847858422
ISBN-10: 0847858421
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications
Publication Date: February 7th, 2017
Pages: 240
Language: English