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    DescriptionGran Cocina Latina unifies the vast culinary landscape of the Latin world, from Mexico to Argentina and all the Spanish-speaking countries of the Caribbean. In one volume it gives cooks, armchair travellers and curious chefs the first comprehensive collection of recipes from this region. An inquisitive historian and a successful restauranteur, Maricel E. Presilla has spent more than thirty years visiting each country. She has gathered more than 500 recipes for the full range of dishes, from the foundational adobos and sofritos to empanadas and tamales to ceviches and moles to sancocho and desserts such as flan and tres leches cake. This is a one-of-a-kind cookbook to be savoured and read as much for the writing and information as for its introduction to heretofore unrevealed recipes.


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    Title
    Gran Cocina Latina
    Subtitle
    The Food of Latin America
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Maricel E. Presilla
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 901
    Width: 211 mm
    Height: 256 mm
    Thickness: 57 mm
    Weight: 2,112 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780393050691
    ISBN 10: 0393050696
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: FOO
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T16.1
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T General Subject: 240
    Ingram Subject Code: CW
    Libri: I-CW
    DC22: 641.5972
    LC subject heading:
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14540
    BIC subject category V2: WBN
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KL
    Ingram Theme: CULT/LATAME
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET038
    Ingram Theme: CULT/CARIBB
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 08
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 03
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 21
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: CKB099000
    B&T Approval Code: A97406015
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: 1KL
    LC subject heading: , ,
    BISAC V2.8: CKB056000, CKB016000
    LC classification: TX716.A1 P746 2012
    DC23: 641.598
    Edition
    1
    Illustrations note
    32 pages of colour photographs; 75 line drawings
    Publisher
    WW Norton & Co
    Imprint name
    WW Norton & Co
    Publication date
    01 November 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Maricel E. Presilla is the co-owner of Zafra and Cucharamama, two Latin-American restaurants in Hoboken, New Jersey. She holds a doctorate in medieval Spanish history from New York University. Author website: www.maricelpresilla.com
    Review quote
    Gran Cocina Latina is a book as grand as its subject. It's a beautifully written distillation of Maricel Presilla's decades of experience in the markets and kitchens of Latin America. I can't imagine a better guide to this vast and underappreciated region. Maricel is a scholar, food importer, restaurateur, tireless explorer, and above all is passionate about everything she does. Gran Cocina Latina explains clearly how to bring the special flavors of Latin America to our own tables. --Harold McGee