Forget mass-produced tortilla chips and salsa dips. Discover the taste of real and diverse Latin American and Caribbean food by drawing on age-old indigenous recipes with influences from Spain, Portugal and Africa. In addition to 100 authentic and easy-to-follow recipes, cooks will find entertaining stories and literary extracts from novels, diaries and poems.
— One hundred authentic and easy-to-follow recipes.
— Entertaining and well-informed stories
— Literary extracts from novels, diaries, and poems.
Elisabeth Lambert Ortiz
is the prize-winning author of books on the cuisines of Mexico, Latin America, Spain, Portugal and the Caribbean among others. She is English born and raised, but has worked all over the world as a journalist. She was principal consultant for the Time-Life Series The Foods of The World, and a consultant for the Time-Life series The Good Cook.