Colombiana: A Rediscovery of Recipes and Rituals from the Soul of Colombia

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8.1 X 10.1 X 1.0 inches | 2.6 pounds

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About the Author

Mariana Velásquez is an international food stylist/artist and chef. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, Vogue, Food & Wine, Bon Appetit, and Gourmet, to name a few. A published author of three recipe books, she has also styled, art directed, developed recipes and collaborated on more than twenty cookbooks throughout her career. She collaborated on two books that received James Beard Book Awards. First Lady Michelle Obama hired Mariana to style the First Lady's "American Grown" project. Born in Bogotá, Mariana lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband.


"I have never read a more passionate and heartfelt expression of Colombian culture and cuisine in English. I've been waiting for years for a book like this to come out." -- J. Kenji López-Alt, new york times bestselling author of the food labthenew

"Colombiana captures the amazing flavors of her Natal Colombia, but seen through Mariana's eyes, you can feel and taste the flavors as much as her love and pasión for her culture, sazon and traditions. I want to eat and cook everything in this book." -- Chef Lorena Garcia

"Velásquez, a cook, food stylist, and recipe developer, pays tribute to the food of her birthplace in this rich and vibrant collection. . . . For home cooks in search of a primer on Colombian food and culinary tradition, Velásquez is the ideal tutor." -- Publishers Weekly

"The heart of the book fulfills all sorts of taste cravings. . . A celebration of flavor." -- Booklist (starred review)

"An inviting cookbook from a chef on the rise. Home cooks new to Colombian cuisine will be engaged by Velásquez's welcoming voice and varied menu options." -- Library Journal