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A Taste of Guam

3.82 of 5 stars 3.82  ·  rating details  ·  11 ratings  ·  3 reviews
A Taste of Guam is a recipe book designed to share Chamorro culture through food, particularly Chamorro bbq. This book also includes the author's collection of recipes: Other Island Favorites, Mix of America, Guam Desserts, and a Treasure Chest of Sweets.
Paperback, 124 pages
Published July 1st 2013 by Infinity Publishing (PA) (first published July 26th 2006)
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I had no idea what traditional food in Guam until I received this cookbook to review. In fact we ended up having a "Guam meal." For the purpose of this review I chose three dishes to try.

One of the dishes was "Red Rice" and used achote seeds. I had never heard of achote seeds before and I wasn't sure if I could get them but after a quick trip to a local whole foods market I was well on my way. The rice was delicious and the achote seeds, to my surprise, created a wonderful dark orange color. Of
Jaime Huff
I was given the amazing opportunity to review Paula A. Lujan Quinene's cookbook, "A Taste of Guam". I am always willing to try something new and being unfamiliar with cuisine from Guam, I had to do it!

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"A Taste of Guam.....sharing Chamorro culture through food. This book includes the author's collection of recipes: Chamorro BBQ, Other Island Favorites, Guam Desserts, Mix of America, and a Treasure Chest of Sweets. A
Jun 20, 2013 Jen rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Everyone
Loved looking at the recipes and seeing the variations from some of the Taitingfong family's recipes that I've only recently discovered. I love reliving my childhood memories through the food. We always had gatherings at my Aunty Rose's and the table was filled with island food. YUM!
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Paula Quinene was born and raised on Guam. She graduated from the University of Oregon in 1997 with an exercise science degree, hoping to return to the island as a teacher. A resident of North Carolina since 2000, Paula's homesickness or "mahalangness" have resulted in her Guam cookbooks, A Taste of Guam and Remember Guam. She is an exercise scientist and a pastry-chef-at-heart, thus Macarsons Mat ...more
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