Series: Hippocrene International Cookbook
Paperback: 276 pages
Publisher: Hippocrene Books; 2nd edition (July 1, 1996)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.6 x 8.5 inches
Shipping Weight: 10.7 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
Best Sellers Rank: #553,867 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #109 in Books > Cookbooks, Food & Wine > Regional & International > Latin American
I've found the recipes in this book to be very quick, easy and tasty. If anything, they are a bit on the mild side and could use a little more spice. They are very much geared to the North American kitchen and have ingredients that are easy to get. One big drawback is that each recipe is not labelled with the country of origin. Only a few are, which makes it hard to do a theme dinner of a specific country. There are many vegetable recipes and I have put together an entire South American vegetarian dinner using only this book.
I found some of the recipes that I am familiar with very poor and inaccurate. I will not recomend this book at all.I am not returning the book because it cost me more to return it, than to get back what I pay for it.
I got this book for my Mom so she could learn some spanish cooking for my Husband and his family. I haven't heard any feedback on the recipes but my husband seemed to like the looks of them. The delivery was great and on time as usual:)
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