Now You’Re Cooking with Latin Flavors!: Good Food, Good Wine, Good Times, and Good Friends—The Best Life Has to Offer

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iUniverse, Mar 11, 2011 - Cooking - 108 pages

Julio Fuentes, President of the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce says Each recipe is an explosion of fl avors, a culinary fireworks display.

Lorena Castillo, Chairwoman of the Coalition of Hispanic Instructors in Support of Parental Awareness (CHISPA) says, This book is a must read and gives it an A+.

Chef Denis Hernandez of Canada says, If you really want to give your taste buds a culinary delight, try any recipe in this book.

For those ready to expand their palate and broaden their culinary horizons, Now Youre Cooking with Latin Flavors! shares one familys collection of simple and inexpensive recipes sure to help both novice and experienced cooks create a lifetime of memories and mouth-watering cuisine in the kitchen.

Husband-and-wife team Arlen Castillo and Laz Mur combine their love of Latin food with colorful ingredients and zesty spices in order to provide food aficionados with the basic tools needed to cook a comforting meal without breaking the family budget and relying on fast food outlets for dinner every night. From a bowl of hearty homemade chicken soup served with a thick slice of warm Cuban bread to fried green bananas with Carne Asada to tequila three-lime pie, Castillo and Mur share easy-to-make recipes without a lot of complicated ingredients that encourage families to not be afraid to be creative in the kitchen and remember that cooking is an art rather than an exact science.

 

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Contents

Introduction
1
1 From Boiling Water to Special Recipes
3
2 Eggs and Omelets
9
3 Soups and Stews
11
4 Beans and Rice
19
5 Chicken and Turkey
21
6 Meat Pork and Lamb
29
7 Seafood
41
9 Side Dishes
51
10 Sandwiches
57
11 Desserts
61
12 Traditional Drinks
69
13 Cooking with Chocolate
71
A Personal Note from the Authors
75
About the Authors
77
Notes
79

8 Pastas
47

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Arlen M. Castillo was born in Nicaragua and lived in Costa Rica for a number of years before moving with her family to the United States. A classically trained clarinet player, self-educated paralegal, and food enthusiast, Arlen is the visionary and creator of the unique Handy Dandy Apron. Lazaro (“Laz”) Mur was born in Havana, Cuba. He earned his BA from Florida International University and his JD and LLM degrees from the University of Miami. He is currently an international tax attorney practicing in West Palm Beach, Florida, where he lives with his wife, Arlen, and their bulldog, Lucy.

Arlen M. Castillo was born in Nicaragua and lived in Costa Rica for a number of years before moving with her family to the United States. A classically trained clarinet player, self-educated paralegal, and food enthusiast, Arlen is the visionary and creator of the unique Handy Dandy Apron. Lazaro (“Laz”) Mur was born in Havana, Cuba. He earned his BA from Florida International University and his JD and LLM degrees from the University of Miami. He is currently an international tax attorney practicing in West Palm Beach, Florida, where he lives with his wife, Arlen, and their bulldog, Lucy.

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