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Secrets of Colombian Cooking, Expanded Edition
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Secrets of Colombian Cooking, Expanded Edition

by Patricia McCausland-Gallo

New Release
ISBN10: 0781812895
ISBN13: 9780781812894
Pages: 288Width: 9.00 inches.
Publication Date: 8/2012Height: 6.00 inches.
Expanded Edition 


Extended edition now in paperback!

...fills a void for the delightful, little known and vibrant cuisine of this South American nation. You will be thrilled by the ethnic diversity and originality of the dishes passionately and thoroughly gathered by native chef Patricia McCausland-Gallo." —Jacques Pépin

"Colombian cooking usually is tossed into general South American cookbooks and too rarely receives an entire mention apart from the rest of the region: enter Patricia McCausland-Gallo's
Secrets of Colombian Cooking, providing the much-needed focus on Colombian dishes alone...Author McCausland-Gallo is both a nutritionist and pastry chef born in the Caribbean: her culinary background lends to a clear survey of classic Colombian fare." —The Midwest Book Review

From the coffee and cacao grown high in the Andes Mountains to the tropical fruits of the Caribbean and the Amazonian regions, the great cattle farms on the plains, and bountiful seafood from the Pacific Ocean and Carbibbean Sea, Colombia is a country of varied and exotic culinary offerings. Now updated with a new chapter on lighter Colombian fare, this bestselling Hippocrene cookbook shares even more secrets from this beloved cuisine.


  • 29 new recipes featuring lighter Colombian dishes
  • More than 200 easy-to-follow recipes
  • Introduction to Colombia's cuisine and regions
  • Glossary of Colombian foods and ingredients
  • 16-page color photo insert, and black & white photos throughout

About the author(s)

Patricia McCausland-Gallo is a nutritionist, pastry chef, and teacher born in the Colombian Caribbean town of Barranquilla. She studied at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and attended the American Institute of Baking in Kansas as well as École Lenôtre in Paris. She has written for local and national newspapers in Colombia, and owned bakeries in Barranquilla and Cali. She currently resides in Panama.

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