Gran Cocina Latina

The Food of Latin America

Presilla, Maricel E.

Book - 2012
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Gran Cocina Latina
The co-owner of two Latin restaurants in Hoboken, New Jersey, presents 500 recipes from the Latin world ranging from Mexico to Argentina and all the Spanish-speaking countries of the Caribbean including adobos, sofritos, empanadas, tamales, ceviches, moles and flan.

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780393050691
Branch Call Number: 641.5972 P9339g 2012
Characteristics: vii, 901 p. :,col. ill., col. maps ;,26 cm


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Expertly blending history with travel narrative and memoir, Presilla brings Latin American food culture to life.

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Sep 20, 2014
  • twasau rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

A large compilations of recipes from Latina America. Lacking photos that are really essential to a cook book. Surprised that one of the most popular foods from Bolivia was absent, Saltenas.

Jul 10, 2014
  • almpalos rated this: 5 stars out of 5.


Jul 10, 2014
  • andrewjayleech rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

muy bueno!

Jan 01, 2014
  • marynomar rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

The best on Latin cuisine

Nov 16, 2013
  • confidential_me rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Tons of tested recipes.

Many explanations and background information.

Interesting stories.


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