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Martínez, Rick (Chef)
Reviewed by: Sheryn Morris, Librarian, Literature & Fiction
Call Number: 641.5972 M38545
What a glorious cookbook and memoir. A little larger in size than the average book, which is perfect for the overall layout and presentation of photographs, maps and recipes. Every page is graced with marvelous color photographs, with text pages printed on lighter shades of colorful paper. Chapters are organized by regions with the accompanying recipes that are emblematic of the food and cooking traditions of each. The introductions to the chapters include information, not only about the food, but brief historical overviews of the areas and their unique contributions to culinary traditions. For every recipe in the book Martinez has written a short personal anecdote, often with descriptions of what the finished dish tastes like.Read Full Review

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