The Latin American Kitchen: A Book of Essential Ingredients with More Than 200 Authentic Recipes by Elisabeth Luard

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    • Categories: Main course; Appetizers / starters; Ecuadorian; Vegan; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: tomatoes; corn; parsnips; courgettes; parsley; chillies
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    • Categories: Jams, jellies & preserves; Cooking ahead; Cuban; Vegan
    • Ingredients: tomatoes; allspice berries; cinnamon sticks; whole cloves; lemons; granulated sugar
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    • Categories: Dips, spreads & salsas; Mexican; Vegetarian; Vegan
    • Ingredients: tomatillos; green chillies; coriander sprigs
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    • Categories: Side dish; Mexican; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: tomatillos; cream; breadcrumbs; parsley; oregano; mild white cheese
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    • Categories: Soups; Cooking ahead; Central American; South American
    • Ingredients: avocados; chicken stock; lemons or limes; cucumbers; green chillies; coriander leaves
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    • Categories: Dips, spreads & salsas; Cooking ahead; Mexican; Vegetarian; Vegan
    • Ingredients: avocados; onions; tomatoes; green peppers; green chillies; coriander sprigs; limes
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    • Categories: Mousses, trifles, custards & creams; Dessert; Cooking ahead; Brazilian
    • Ingredients: avocados; limes; caster sugar; rum; single cream
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    • Categories: Dressings & marinades; Salads; Side dish; Appetizers / starters; Central American; South American; Vegetarian; Vegan
    • Ingredients: jicama; citrus fruit of your choice; oranges; pine kernels; chilli flakes
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    • Ingredients: jicama; onions; chicken joints; poblano chiles; tomatoes; dried apricots; prunes; raisins; pasilla chiles; dried chillies; cinnamon sticks; ground cumin; ground cinnamon
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    • Ingredients: pumpkins; onions; ground ginger; nutmeg; chicken stock; oranges; toasted pumpkin seeds
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    • Ingredients: pumpkins; sugar
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    • Ingredients: courgettes; onions; eggs; milk; Parmesan cheese; white bread; hard cheese
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    • Categories: Fried doughs; Appetizers / starters; Side dish; Summer; South American; Central American; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: courgettes; bread flour; cornmeal; eggs; frying oil
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    • Categories: Side dish; Jamaican; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: chayotes; yellow onions; butter
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    • Categories: Main course; Appetizers / starters; Puerto Rican; Vegetarian
    • Ingredients: chayotes; single cream; mild white cheese; raisins; vanilla beans
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    • Categories: Salads; Appetizers / starters; Side dish; West Indian; Vegetarian; Vegan
    • Ingredients: okra; baby new potatoes; onions; green chillies; lemons; coriander sprigs; green mangoes
    • Accompaniments: Plantain fritters (Patacones)
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    • Categories: Appetizers / starters; Side dish; Brazilian; Vegetarian; Vegan
    • Ingredients: okra; onions; tomatoes; chillies
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  • ISBN 10 1571459537
  • ISBN 13 9781571459534
  • Published Apr 09 2003
  • Format Hardcover
  • Page Count 240
  • Language English
  • Countries United States
  • Publisher Laurel Glen Publishing
  • Imprint Laurel Glen Publishing

Publishers Text

Ranging across half a continent and its distinct island cultures, food writer Elisabeth Luard surveys 100 essential ingredients and 200 regional recipes, to provide an introduction to Latin American cuisine. Each ingredient is highlighted in a separate entry, covering its appearance and taste, medicinal properties, manufacture, buying, storing and culinary use. Alongside this information are at least two classic dishes which range from simple flat breads to elaborate seafood ceviche. As a collection, the recipes include old favorites and little-known specialities, such as brownies and tortillas or caipirinha brandy cocktail and farofa toasted meal.

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