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Latin Grilling: Recipes to Share, from Patagonian Asado to Yucatecan Barbecue and Moreby Lourdes Castro
Synopses & Reviews
"Respected Latin chef and cooking teacher Lourdes Castro takes readers on a culinary tour of the Americas, firing up 90 recipes arranged into ten grilling fiestas that feature authentic Latin American flavors, all tailored for the home cook or backyard griller. Lourdes Castro celebrates traditional Latin American grilling with country-by-country party plans and menus including beverages, starters, entrees, sides, and desserts. All recipes are formulated to work seamlessly for U.S. kitchens and barbecues, and Castro outlines tips on ingredients, flavor variations, and entertaining ideas throughout. In addition to steak and other grilled meats, Castro includes options for chicken, fish, shrimp, and vegetables. Whether one is hosting a festive Brazilian Rodizio kicked off with caipirinhas and Skewered Shrimp with Coconut Lime Sauce, or a hearty Andean Barbecue featuring Arepas, Grilled Salt-Crusted Beef Tenderloin, and Caramel-filled Crisp Wafer Sandwiches for dessert, Latin Grilling is sure to get the party started--and keep the amigos coming back for more"--
About the Author
A Miami native, LOURDES CASTRO has served as a personal chef and nutritionist for high-profile clients, such as Cristina Saralegui and professional athletes, and as an associate of the James Beard Foundation. A highly regarded Latin chef and cooking teacher, Castro is the author of Simply Mexican and Eat, Drink, Think in Spanish. She currently teaches food science at New York University and is the director of the Culinary Academy at the Biltmore Hotel in Coral Gables, Florida. Find out more at www.lourdes-castro.com.
Table of Contents
Mexican frontera cookout — Yucatecan barbecue — Nicaraguan ranch roast — Cuban cookout — Northern Andean barbecue — The Peruvian grill — Patagonian asado — The Argentine grill — Chilean seafood cookout — Brazilian rodizio.
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