A Taste of Latin America
Culinary Traditions and Classic Recipes from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico & Venezuela
By: Patricia Cartin
A colorful culinary tour of a region known for its vibrant flavors.
Latin American food is steeped in history and tradition. From Peru's spicy and citrusy ceviche to hearty Colombian beef, pork, and seafood stews to Argentina's silky, sweet Dulce de Leche desserts, cooks of all skill levels are invited to discover what makes this region's cuisine so unique and incomparable.
Organized by country, each section includes information about the historical context and influence for each nation's cuisine as well as details about local customs and ingredients.
Complete with four-color photographs, expertly crafted recipes and additional insight on the background and customs of each country featured, budding chefs and seasoned experts alike will be enticed by this authentic and beautiful, photographed compilation.
Tempting options for main dishes, vegetables, sides, and desserts, everyone can get creative in the kitchen with flavorful recipes for every part of a successful meal.
Errata: Page 26 TIP: Farofa may be prepared as a vegan dish by using coconut oil instead of butter and replacing the bacon and egg with 1/2 cup of diced cashews.
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Author & Illustrator Bios:Patricia Cartin, author
Patricia Cartin was born and raised in San Jose, Costa Rica. She began her own thriving business teaching baking and cooking from her home. Patricia is a graduate of the International Culinary Center in New York City and has traveled extensively throughout Latin and Central America. She is the author of Dessert Party (Hourglass Press).
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ISBN: 978-1-63289-206-5 EPUB
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Page count: 176
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