Trap Kitchen: Wah Gwaan Jamaican Cookbook

by Malachi Jenkins and Roberto Smith

Trap Kitchen is back with a nod to their Jamaican heritage, fusing Caribbean cuisine with their signature Trap Kitchen sensibilities and flavors.

Get ready to ignite your taste buds and embark on a culinary escapade with “Trap Kitchen: Wah Gwan? Jamaican Cookbook.” This electrifying masterpiece takes the essence of Trap Kitchen’s undeniable cool and infuses it with the irresistible flavors of Jamaican cuisine.

Within the captivating pages of “Wah Gwan?” (meaning “What’s going on?” and the universal greeting in Jamaica), a whirlwind journey through the heart and soul of the island awaits. Prepare to be astounded with over 60 recipes, steeped in centuries of history and culture, as they unleash a sensory explosion that will leave you breathless. Indulge in innovative takes on beloved classics like the mind-blowing Goat Head Soup, the succulent Oxtail that melts in your mouth, the iconic Ackee & Saltfish, and the fiery and addictive Jerk Chicken. But this is just the beginning—brace yourself for an adventure that will take you deep into the heart of Jamaican culinary traditions.

Malachi Jenkins and Roberto Smith are childhood friends from neighboring rival gangs, brought together by their two passions: food and girls. Today they are the cofounders and owners of Trap Kitchen LA. The underground culinary experience was completely fueled off Instagram. Their colorful past has made them media darlings, having appeared on the Today show, Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party, VICE, Fox 11 News, and BET.