Latin American Street Food: The Best Flavors of Markets, Beaches, and Roadside Stands from Mexico to Argentina

Latin American Street Food: The Best Flavors of Markets, Beaches, and Roadside Stands from Mexico to Argentina

by Sandra A. Gutierrez

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Overview

From tamales to tacos, food on a stick to ceviches, and empanadas to desserts, Sandra A. Gutierrez's Latin American Street Food takes cooks on a tasting tour of the most popular and delicious culinary finds of twenty Latin American countries, including Mexico, Cuba, Peru, and Brazil, translating them into 150 easy recipes for the home kitchen. These exciting, delectable, and accessible foods are sure to satisfy everyone.
Sharing fascinating culinary history, fun personal stories, and how-to tips, Gutierrez showcases some of the most recognized and irresistible street foods, such as Mexican Tacos al Pastor, Guatemalan Christmas Tamales, Salvadorian Pupusas, and Cuban Sandwiches. She also presents succulent and unexpected dishes sure to become favorites, such as Costa Rican Tacos Ticos, Brazilian Avocado Ice Cream, and Peruvian Fried Ceviche. Beautifully illustrated, the book includes a list of sources for ingredients.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781469608815
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Publication date: 09/03/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 368
Sales rank: 646,280
File size: 12 MB
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About the Author

Sandra A. Gutierrez, who grew up in the United States and Guatemala, is a food writer, culinary instructor, and recipe developer. She is author of The New Southern-Latino Table: Recipes That Bring Together the Bold and Beloved Flavors of Latin America and the American South. She lives in Cary, N.C.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction 1

Getting Organized 13

The Raw Bar 29

Tortilla Flats 60

Taco Truck 86

Latin Bowls 110

The Sandwich Maker 131

Fried b True 161

Food on a Stick 193

Empanada Emporium 209

Tamale Train 240

Condiments, Toppings, & Side Dishes 262

Sweets, Candy, & Ice Cream 294

The Beverage Cart 320

Sources for Ingredients 333

Selected Reading 334

Photograph Credits 335

Index 337

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Contemporary, hip, and full of recipes for less-recognized but deeply loved dishes, Latin American Street Food samples the flavor and range of street foods while guiding readers of varying ages and skill sets.—Norman Van Aken, co-author of My Key West Kitchen: Recipes and Stories

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