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A Taste of Puerto Rico: Traditional and New Dishes from the Puerto Rican Community

Author: Yvonne Ortiz
ISBN #: 0525938125
Price: $15.00
Publisher: Plume
Publisher Location: New York
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: very good
Edition: Reprint
Pub Date: 1997
A later printing of the Dutton Plume edition of 1997. Lightest shelf wear to tips, corners, and edges of the book and jacket. Seventh printing. "Ortiz, a Puerto Rican native and French-trained former chef, includes classic and regional specialties (despite the island's small size, distinct culinary differences are evident from one locale to another), recipes that reflect Spanish and African influences, and contemporary dishes from Puerto Rican cooks on the mainland and the island, as well as her own concoctions. Rivera's book emphasizes home-style cooking; although Ortiz includes the traditional dishes, too, her book is somewhat more sophisticated."--Library Journal. Every effort is made to ship all books and other items within 24 hours. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible. The Book Shed has a been a member of the Vermont Antiquarian Bookseller's Association since 1997. An online bookseller with a bookshop sensibility!