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The New Southern-Latino Table: Recipes that Bring Together the Bold and Beloved Flavors of Latin America and the American South
     

The New Southern-Latino Table: Recipes that Bring Together the Bold and Beloved Flavors of Latin America and the American South

by Sandra A. Gutierrez
 

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In this splendid cookbook, bicultural cook Sandra Gutierrez blends ingredients, traditions, and culinary techniques, creatively marrying the diverse and delicious cuisines of more than twenty Latin American countries with the beloved food of the American South.

The New Southern-Latino Table features 150 original and delightfully tasty recipes that combine

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In this splendid cookbook, bicultural cook Sandra Gutierrez blends ingredients, traditions, and culinary techniques, creatively marrying the diverse and delicious cuisines of more than twenty Latin American countries with the beloved food of the American South.

The New Southern-Latino Table features 150 original and delightfully tasty recipes that combine the best of both culinary cultures. Gutierrez, who has taught thousands of people how to cook, highlights the surprising affinities between the foodways of the Latin and Southern regions—including a wide variety of ethnic roots in each tradition and many shared basic ingredients—while embracing their flavorful contrasts and fascinating histories.

These lively dishes—including Jalapeno Deviled Eggs, Cocktail Chiles Rellenos with Latin Pimiento Cheese, Two-Corn Summer Salad, Latin Fried Chicken with Smoky Ketchup, Macaroni con Queso, and Chile Chocolate Brownies—promise to spark the imaginations and the meals of home cooks, seasoned or novice, and of food lovers everywhere. Along with delectable appetizers, salads, entrees, side dishes, and desserts, Gutierrez also provides a handy glossary, a section on how to navigate a Latin tienda, and a guide to ingredient sources. The New Southern-Latino Table brings to your home innovative, vibrant dishes that meld Latin American and Southern palates.

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An exceptional new collection of recipes blending the cuisines of more than twenty Latin countries with the beloved food of the American South. Gutierrez's natural talent as a teacher shines through in this book.—Carl Raymond, Mamiverse

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780807834947
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
09/12/2011
Edition description:
1
Pages:
320
Sales rank:
991,417
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.10(d)

What People are Saying About This

From the Publisher
Sandra's beautifully written and illustrated book does a superb job of recording the evolution of the cuisines of the American South and the influence of Latin American flavors in its cuisine. Beginners and experienced cooks alike will be able to follow Sandra's recipes and appreciate her thorough information on ingredients.—Maria Baez Kijac, author of The South American Table, winner of the Gourmand World Cookbook Award Best Latino Cookbook 2003 and the Best of the Best 1996-2003

Sandra Gutierrez's The New Southern-Latino Table seamlessly melds the cuisine of her Latin-American roots with that of her adopted Carolina home, proving that the heart can have two homes and savor both with equal gusto. Brimming with Sandra's warmth, charm, and quiet authority, this beautiful book is a rare treasure. Join this glorious feast and sop up the remains of your chimichurri with a biscuit—or maybe two.— Damon Lee Fowler, author of Classical Southern Cooking and The Savannah Cookbook

Meet the Author

Sandra A. Gutierrez, who grew up in the United States and Guatemala, is a journalist, food writer, culinary instructor, and recipe developer. She lives in Cary, N.C., with her husband and their daughters.

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