A Taste of Puerto Rico

A Taste of Puerto Rico

Traditional and New Dishes from the Puerto Rican Community

  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780452275485
  • 288 Pages
  • Plume
  • Adult


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.

Table of Contents

A Taste of Puerto RicoIntroduction
1. A Historical and Culinary Journey
2. The Basics: the Puerto Rican Pantry
3. Sauces, Dressings, Seasonings, and Marinades
4. Appetizers and Fritters
5. Soups
6. Salads and Vegetable Dishes
7. Plantains and Vegetable Dishes
8. Fish and Shellfish
9. Poultry
10. Beef and Pork
11. Rice, Beans, and Pasta
12. Desserts and Breads
13. Drinks and Beverages

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