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Top 5 best books to learn about the traditional food of South America

Top 5 best books to learn about the traditional food of South America

Want to learn to make some South American food? Love trying new food? These are some fo the books that I have found very inspiring and easy to follow when it comes to making some of the sumptuous tasty food in this continent.

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You can make your own empanadas for dinner, dessert or snacks. This book Empanadas: The Hand-Held Pies of Latin America, by Sandra A Gutierrez is a fairly complete, well written how-to guide for making your own delicious empanadas, including gluten-free and vegetarian options!  

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Latin American Street Food: The Best Flavors of Markets, Beaches, and Roadside Stands from Mexico to Argentina, by Sandra A Gutierrez is a book comprising 150 easy  street food recipes that will make you travel through the most delicious traditional dishes in Latin America.

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A well illustrated book with 180 easy to follow recipes showcasing some of the best dishes of Ecuadorian cuisine. From the flavours of the Coastal region, to the rich flavours of the Andes, Secrets of Traditional Ecuadorian Cuisine, by A. Pozo Garrido will make you taste some of the best food of Ecuador.

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A great book: Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America, by Maricel E Presilla, comprises 500 well written recipes from all Spanish-speaking countries in Latin America, providing great information and recipes of the exciting food you can prepare at home while you plan your visit to South America.

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Loved the desserts you tasted while you were in South America? Check out the book Dulce: Desserts in the Latin-American Tradition, by JoseLuis Flores. It is a well-written book with some of the best recipes of Latin-American desserts.

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And three additional books!

A guide full of knowledge and inspiring stories! Authentic Food Quest Argentina: A Guide to Eat Your Way Authentically Through Argentina by takes readers on a culinary journey through four main regions of Argentina: Buenos Aires, Mendoza & the Wine Regions, the Andean Northwest, and Patagonia & the Lake Region. Over 50 authentic foods, desserts, beverages, and street foods are highlighted.

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Two books (in Spanish) by Michelle O. Fried to learn in depth about the food of Ecuador.

Un Mundo de Comida con los Ingredientes del Ecuador. Paperback

Want to taste some Ecuadorian dishes and also eat healthy. This book has 100 recipes intended to do so.

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Comidas Del Ecuador: Recetas Tradicionales para Gente De Hoy “The recipes are entirely in Spanish, as are appendices including one on Nutritive value of foods of Ecuador, but there is also a 13-page “glossaria en tres idiomas” which translates all the terms used into English, French and German.”

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In sum, these are some of the best books to learn about the traditional food of South America. They are also meant to help you prepare some tasty South American dishes.  A great way to travel through the flavours and history of the South America!

Do you have suggestions of books that you would add to this list? Leave a comment below, would love to read about it.

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