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About the Author
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.
Peruvian chef Virgilio Martínez shares his vast knowledge and endless passion for the gastronomy and food ways of South America ... an impressive collection of South American cuisines. - Fine Dining Lovers
Lively, entertaining, and surprisingly navigable. - Eater
The recipes are supplemented with ... a closer look at traditional dishes and important ingredients - Epicurious
This labor of love will appeal to readers interested in exploring the diversity of Latin American cuisine. - Publishers Weekly
Exhaustive ... celebrates the remarkable range of Latin American cuisine - Time Out