The Best Latin American Cookbooks

Find our top 6 picks for the best Latin American cookbooks of the past 25 years.

Top 6 Latin American Cookbooks
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Top 6 Latin American Cookbooks

Latin cooking is found in those parts of the Americas where Spanish or Portuguese is spoken: Mexico, much of the Caribbean, Central and South America, and, yes, South Florida. It's absurd to lump this food together. The range of dishes is vast and locally inflected, from the moles of Mexico to the African-influenced flavors of Bahian food in Brazil. Today, many major cities of Latin America are places of great chef-driven ferment. Here are cookbooks that open the door to both the deep traditions and the thrill of the new.

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