A Taste of Puerto Rico: Traditional and New Dishes from the Puerto Rican Community

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Plume, 1997 - Cooking - 273 pages
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Yellow rice, papayas, guavas, pina coladas, adobo, cilantro, and recaito - color, spirit, and sun-splashed flavor identify the national cuisine of Puerto Rico. A Taste of Puero Rico is the first major cookbook in years to celebrate the vibrant foods of Puerto Rico, from hearty classics to today's new, light creations. Culinary professional Yvonne Ortiz captures the very best of island cooking in 200 recipes for every course. Adapted for the modern kitchen but completely authentic, these wonderful dishes, bursting with tropical tastes, bring a rich and diverse culinary heritage to your table.

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The gift of food

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I bought this for one of my college students who is getting married next year. She wants to be able to cook the types of food her fiance grew up with. She was so excited with her engagement present. Read full review

A taste of Puerto Rico: traditional and new dishes from the Puerto Rican community

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Until recently, Puerto Rican cooking has been taken for granted or overlooked here. Now, with Oswald Rivera's Puerto Rican Cooking in America (LJ 11/15/93) and this new book from an accomplished food ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction
A Historical and Culinary Journey 1
The Puerto Rican Pantry 7
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