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Latino food culture

Author: Zilkia Janer
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.
Series: Food cultures in America.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
From the Publisher: Latino cuisine has always been a part of American food ways, but the recent growth of a diverse Latino population in the form of documented and undocumented immigrants, refugees, and exiles has given rise to a pan-Latino food phenomenon. These various food cultures in the United States are expertly overviewed here together in depth for the first time. Many Mexican American, Cuban American, Puerto  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Zilkia Janer
ISBN: 9780313340277 0313340277 9780313341274 0313341273
OCLC Number: 182528129
Description: xix, 174 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Series foreword / Ken Albala --
Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Chronology --
1: Historical overview --
2: Major foods and ingredients --
3: Cooking --
4: Meals --
5: Eating out --
6: Special occasions --
7: Diet and health --
Glossary --
Resource guide --
Bibliography --
Series Title: Food cultures in America.
Responsibility: Zilkia Janer.
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Helps you understand what the United States is, through its food cultures.  Read more...
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"The text is easy to read and very enjoyable in its content; the glossary is extremely helpful for new arrivals to this type of cuisine. The chapter has a bibliography to obtain more information on Read more...

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