Julio Fuentes, President of the Florida State Hispanic Chamber of Commerce says "Each recipe is an explosion of fl avors, a culinary fireworks display."
Lorena Castillo, Chairwoman of the Coalition of Hispanic Instructors in Support of Parental Awareness (CHISPA) says, "This book is a must read and gives it an A+."
Chef Denis Hernandez of Canada says, "If you really want to give your taste buds a culinary delight, try any recipe in this book."
For those ready to expand their palate and broaden their culinary horizons, "Now You're Cooking with Latin Flavors " shares one family's collection of simple and inexpensive recipes sure to help both novice and experienced cooks create a lifetime of memories and mouth-watering cuisine in the kitchen.
Husband-and-wife team Arlen Castillo and Laz Mur combine their love of Latin food with colorful ingredients and zesty spices in order to provide food aficionados with the basic tools needed to cook a comforting meal without breaking the family budget and relying on fast food outlets for dinner every night. From a bowl of hearty homemade chicken soup served with a thick slice of warm Cuban bread to fried green bananas with Carne Asada to tequila three-lime pie, Castillo and Mur share easy-to-make recipes without a lot of complicated ingredients that encourage families to not be afraid to be creative in the kitchen and remember that cooking is an art rather than an exact science.