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Miami Spice: The New Florida Cuisine

4.03 of 5 stars 4.03  ·  rating details  ·  67 ratings  ·  5 reviews
The new star of the culinary galaxy is South Florida, declares The "New York Times." And no wonder. Out of America's tropical melting pot comes an inventive cuisine bursting with flavor--and now Steven Raichlen, an award-winning food writer, shares the best of it in "Miami Spice." With 200 recipes and firsthand reports from around the state, "Miami Spice" captures the irre ...more
ebook, 361 pages
Published January 11th 1993 by Workman Publishing
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Thus began the part of my Goodreads journey where I started to make forays into cookbooks. Well, this one rocks, anyway. Florida cuisine might conjure images of oranges, oranges, oranges, and gator, and while this contains plenty of recipes that include all four, it's also a handy Cuban, Haitian, and Nicaraguan cookbook in disguise. Usually when I make cookbook recipes they're underspiced (that could be the recipes, or it could be my having been a smoker for ten years... you be the judge). This ...more
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Madeleine - 2 stars
I so wanted to love this cookbook but cannot.
No photos = no no
Tropical ingredients = of course but this is WY!
Florid green and orange type = eyesore
May 24, 2008 Arline added it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Arline by: Melinda Lee
This book was written before the author wrote his excellent books on grilling. He had moved from NYC to Miami and became enamored of the abundance of ingredients here-to-for unknown to him.
Good book. Nice recipes. Liked it enough to buy the kindle version on sale for quick & easy reference. Some recipes seem fairly authentic. Have only tried a couple to date.
This book has the best Key Lime Pie recipe I have ever used. In addition, the author gives history behind dishes and ingredients.
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