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

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

by Sandra A. Gutierrez
 

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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

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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 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

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781469608709
Publisher:
The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date:
09/03/2013
Edition description:
1
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
528,201
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

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Contemporary, hip, and full of recipes for less-recognized but deeply loved dishes, Latin American Street Food samples the flavor and range of street foods while guiding readers of varying ages and skill sets.—Norman Van Aken, co-author of My Key West Kitchen: Recipes and Stories

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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