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Fiesta!: A Celebration of Latin Hospitality
Full of recipes with descriptions of how they fit into the culture, this cookbook will introduce you to a slew of tangy, spicy taste sensations that will start at your lips and move to you hips sooner than you can say "Salsa."
Hardcover, 388 pages
Published April 28th 2001 by Booksales
(first published 1997)
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Anya von Bremzen was born in Russia and grew up in the United States. She is fluent in both Spanish and Portuguese and has traveled extensively in both Iberia and Latin America. Herself an eclectic woman, she set out to write an eclectic book about the foods of both Latin America and related dishes in Spain and Portugal. She also discusses the ethnic migrations which account, for example, for the German and Italian influences in Argentinean cooking. Because many similar dishes are known by ...more
Anya von Bremzen is one of the most accomplished food writers of her generation: the winner of three James Beard awards; a contributing editor at Travel + Leisure magazine; and the author of five acclaimed cookbooks. She also contributes regularly to Food & Wine and Saveur and has written for The New Yorker, Departures, and the Los Angeles Times. She divides her time between New York City and ...moreMore about Anya von Bremzen...