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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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"From national holidays and special occassion celebrations to regional recipes which have made it to the U.S., Latino Food Culture is packed with cultural, social and culinary insights and Read more...

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