An extraordinary celebration of the continent’s much-loved regional cuisines – with 600 delicious recipes
Rarely has the incredible range of cuisines from Mexico’s tropical coasts to the icy islands at the foot of South America been documented as comprehensively as in this collection. Global star chef and Peruvian sensation Virgilio Martínez curates, with a personal deep dive into each region’s food culture, culinary delicacies, and local ingredients. The result: 600 remarkable recipes that bring to life the vibrancy of Latin America and its myriad influences – indigenous, European, Asian and beyond.
After cooking in prestigious restaurants around the world, Virgilio Martínez returned to Peru in 2009 and opened Central. Since 2013 Central has appeared on the World’s 50 Best list and has been named the #1 restaurant in Latin America multiple times. He co-founded Mater Iniciativa, which documents Latin America’s indigenous foods. In 2018, he opened the acclaimed Mil in the Andes above the terraces of Moray. He is featured on Chef’s Table and is the author of Central.
Nicholas Gill, the co-founder of the website New Worlder, is an acclaimed food and travel writer, who divides his time between New York and Peru.