Latin American Street Food: The Best Flavors of Markets, Beaches, and Roadside Stands from Mexico to Argentina

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From tamales to tacos, food on a stick to ceviches, and empanadas to desserts, Sandra A. Gutierrez's Latin American Street Food takes cooks on a tasting tour of the most popular and delicious culinary finds of twenty Latin American countries, including Mexico, Cuba, Peru, and Brazil, translating them into 150 easy recipes for the home kitchen. These exciting, delectable, and accessible foods are sure to satisfy everyone.
Sharing fascinating culinary history, fun personal ...
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Latin American Street Food: The Best Flavors of Markets, Beaches, and Roadside Stands from Mexico to Argentina

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Overview

From tamales to tacos, food on a stick to ceviches, and empanadas to desserts, Sandra A. Gutierrez's Latin American Street Food takes cooks on a tasting tour of the most popular and delicious culinary finds of twenty Latin American countries, including Mexico, Cuba, Peru, and Brazil, translating them into 150 easy recipes for the home kitchen. These exciting, delectable, and accessible foods are sure to satisfy everyone.
Sharing fascinating culinary history, fun personal stories, and how-to tips, Gutierrez showcases some of the most recognized and irresistible street foods, such as Mexican Tacos al Pastor, Guatemalan Christmas Tamales, Salvadorian Pupusas, and Cuban Sandwiches. She also presents succulent and unexpected dishes sure to become favorites, such as Costa Rican Tacos Ticos, Brazilian Avocado Ice Cream, and Peruvian Fried Ceviche. Beautifully illustrated, the book includes a list of sources for ingredients.
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[Gutierrez] celebrates Latin-American food culture with fascinating culinary history lessons and fun personal stories. She also presents succulent and unexpected dishes sure to become favorites. . . . [The book] offers distinctive, vibrant, and portable dishes for everyone.--Examiner.com

Latin American Street Food is a great resource for anyone wanting to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.--Winston-Salem Journal

The book is packed with surprises . . . [and] many appealing recipes, a great adventure.--Kitchen Arts and Letters

Sandra Gutierrez takes the reader and home cook on a culinary road trip through 20 Latin American countries and introduces us to the best of each country's street food in 150 fun, authentic recipes.--Huffington Post

Offers a glimpse of the variety of food that ended up being sold on streets from Lima, Peru, to Mexico City.--Raleigh News & Observer

A thorough study of a genre many only encounter at food trucks.--Boston Globe Top Cookbook of 2013

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781469608709
  • Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
  • Publication date: 9/3/2013
  • Edition description: 1
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 263,161
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Sandra A. Gutierrez, who grew up in the United States and Guatemala, is a food writer, culinary instructor, and recipe developer. She is author of The New Southern-Latino Table: Recipes That Bring Together the Bold and Beloved Flavors of Latin America and the American South. She lives in Cary, N.C.
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