Cynthia Nelson was born and raised in Guyana but currently resides in Barbados. She’s a trained media practitioner and teach Broadcast Journalist.
As a food writer, Cynthia pen a weekly newspaper column, Tastes Like Home, which is published in print and online at http://www.stabroeknews.com/. Apart from her column, she also writes freelance for a variety of publications regionally and internationally. Cynthia is a regular contributor to Caribbean Belle (Trinidad) and City Style & Living (Canada). She also contributes to U Magazine (a new Health Magazine produced and published in Trinidad & Tobago. She is also a Contributing Writer to Christian Science Monitor – Culture (Food) and to About.com, a New York Times owned-company and Latin Caribbean Food.
In 2010, Cynthia published the “Tastes Like Home” cookbook which brings readers over 100 recipes from all over the Caribbean; all of which she has tried and tested herself and served to family and friends. But more than just recipes, Tastes Like Home is a conversation about food and how it connects and forms part of Caribbean identity. The book is divided into two sections, a memoir section and a recipe section.
Whether you are at home or abroad, near or far, Tastes Like Home is your invitation to revel in the tastes of the Caribbean. To pick up a copy visit www.amazon.com, where it’s available in paperback.
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