Cocina Tropical: The Classic and Contemporary Flavors of Puerto Rico


Kitchen magic happens when different civilizations collide--think of New Orleans, Barcelona, Venice. Since Columbus first landed there, Puerto Rico has been one such hotbed, percolating with Spanish, African, and indigenous Taíno influences and yielding a delicious cuisine with flavor combinations unlike anything else in America or the world. Puerto Rico may be a land of gorgeous beaches and luxurious resorts, but the island also offers a rich culinary culture.

What distinguishes Puerto Rican food from many other Latin American cuisines is its unique mix of influences: Spanish, African, Taíno (Native American), and French. Due to the perfect climate, the land is
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ISBN:

9780789327437

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

256

Dimensions:

26cm x 21cm

RRP:

$65.00

Category:

Food

Publisher:

Rizzoli International

Published:

01 December 2014

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Jose Santaella