Gran Cocina Latina

By Maricel Presilla

Original Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Date of publication

Recommended by

Rachel McCormack

Writer and broadcaster

The book of Maricel's life, full of recipes from her travels all over Latin America as well as insights due to her training as a historian. If Claudia Roden had written about Latin America instead of the Jews, she would have written this.

Paula Forbes

Food writer and cookbook author

Need to know your Cuban sofrito from your Puerto Rican sofrito? Looking for some traditional Peruvian sauces? Or the key to a great Argentinian steak? Maricel Presilla's scholarly masterwork of the foods of Latin America has you covered.

Marion Nestle

Academic, food activist and author

Emily Elsen

Owner & Founder, Four & Twenty Blackbirds

Tony Tan

Cooking school owner

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Founder of Rococo Chocolates

Paul Wilson

Founder & managing director Mr Wilson restaurant concepts