Sabores de América


Maíz, papa, poroto, palta, zapallo, tomate, ají, maní, chocolate, chirimoya, papaya, camote son algunos de los alimentos que hasta el siglo XV sólo eran consumidos en América. Con este libro podrás cocinar y saber algo más de estos sabrosos alimentos americanos.

This book is a plant guide, cook book and cultural history book in one. Nineteen kinds of fruit and vegetable are presented, all of which originated on the American continent and today are known the world over. Some of them are indispensable basic foods, such as potatoes, corn, tomatoes, sunflowers, and pumpkin. In short text, the plants are described and their historical importance laid out using examples. There are also delicious recipes on hand. The humorous illustrations create additional appetite to cook and to learn more about the plants. ★ Skipping Stones Honor Award. ★ Edition Award, by The Chilean Book Chamber 2010. ★ The White Ravens 2010.

Author: Ana María Pavez y Constanza Recart

Illustrator: Isabel Hojas

Reading Grade Level: 3RD - 4TH, 4TH - 5TH

Type of Book: Picture

Fiction or Non-Fiction: Fiction

Pages: 32

Size: 28 X 21,5 cm

Hard or Soft Cover:  Hard Cover

Year Published: 2009

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