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Spirit of the Earth: Native Cooking from Latin America

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Celebrates the contributions of Latin American cultures such as the Inca, Maya, and the Aztec to world cuisine introducing 125 recipes all using ingredients native to the American continent.
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published October 1st 2001 by Stewart, Tabori and Chang
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K.
Jul 09, 2016 K. rated it really liked it
This is a cookbook. It focuses on the cuisine of pre-Colombian Latin and South America. I don't often review cookbooks, but I really liked this one, and found that it stands out in several ways.

First, it's part cookbook, part history lesson. The book is divided into three general sections--Aztec, Mayan, and Inca cuisines--and begins each section with a short overview of the culture, its history, and some of the influences on the food (trade, conquest, etc.) Nothing more than a page or two, but
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Stacie
Dec 02, 2011 Stacie rated it really liked it
Ok, I don't think I'll ever order Mexican Food out ever again. This book has every thing. Big colorful photos. Easy instructions. Some things are not appealing to me and I will probably never try making. My only gripe is that the book is really large and over sized. I hate enormous cook books that are awkward to store. I will probably copy what I want and pass along.

Chocoatl (Mexican Hot Chocolate) ****AWESOME!!!!
Chicken Enchiladas with Green sauce ** Did not take long to make and I made up so m
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