Delicious Latin Recipes With A Healthy TwistBook - 2013
Latin D'lite features more than 150 classic Latin recipes, all with Ingrid's signature touches:
Adding bright, bold flavor to every dish with herbs, spices, and chiles. Introducing readers to ingredients such as pumpkin seeds, green and ripe plantains, aj#65533; amarillo (Peruvian yellow chile pepper), and malanga (a popular South American root vegetable), along with how and when to use them. Offering healthful ingredient substitutions and cooking tips such as using lime juice as a coleslaw dressing instead of mayonnaise. Or making codfish balls from fresh, rather than dried, cod, then baking them instead of frying them. Using frozen mango and a touch of rosewater and white wine for a light sorbet. Time-saving prep secrets and presentation ideas.
At the end of each chapter, there is one indulgent recipe to allow the occasional splurge while maintaining these healthy changes. Delicious dishes such as Latin-style Fried Chicken or Ingrid's take on a decadent lobster sandwich should be enjoyed every once in a while!
A serious food lover who also understands the importance of balancing a healthful lifestyle, Ingrid offers a fresh, energetic take on Latin foods--from breakfast to appetizers and snacks, to soups and salads, to entr#65533;es, cocktails, and desserts.
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What better way is there to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month than getting together and cooking some delicious dishes? Here are some cookbooks with amazing Latin American recipes. Mexican Today: PBS host Pati Jinich shares some of her easy and traditional Mexican recipes such as enchiladas, tacos and Mexican pizza. Mi Comida Latina: Author Marcella Kriebel shares a collection of illustrate… (more)
What better way is there to celebrate the Hispanic Heritage Culture than getting together and cooking some delicious dishes? Celebrate with us by visiting any of the Chicago Public Library locations or visit the website to find some cooking books with amazing Latin American recipes. Mexican Today Host of PBS series Pati Jinich shares some of her easy and traditional Mexican recipes such as… (more)