“This incredible cookbook is truly extraordinary” – Gordon Ramsay
“An epic tribute to the many beautiful cultures and communities of Latin America” – JosÃ© AndrÃ©s
A Travel + Leisure Best Fall 2021 Cookbook
The most comprehensive and varied selection of recipes ever published from one of the most fascinating and diverse regions of the world – under the tutelage of globally renowned Peruvian chef, Virgilio MartÃ¬nez
Rarely has the incredible range of cuisines from Mexico’s tropical coasts to the icy islands at the foot of South America been documented as comprehensively as in this collection. Global star chef and Peruvian sensation Virgilio MartÃ¬nez curates, with a personal deep dive into each region’s food culture, culinary delicacies, and local ingredients. The result: more than 600 remarkable recipes that bring to life the vibrancy of Latin America and its myriad influences – indigenous, European, Asian, and beyond. Discover traditional and popular recipes for home cooks from Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, and Venezuela, with dishes ranging from iconic – Empanadas, Tamales, Arepas, Tortillas, Quesadillas, and Tacos – to lesser-known specialties – Chilean Disco Fries, Nicaraguan Squash Stew, and Ecuadorian Easter Soup.