False Tongues and Sunday Bread: A Guatemalan and Mayan Cookbook by Copeland Marks
Hardcover in very good condition. Clean text and tight spine. the Maya... the Indians who inhabited parts of Mexico and Central America in pre-Hispanic times-left the modern world a legacy of remarkable cooking that is still practiced in cliffside huts and middle class haciendas. This author traveled widely thoughout Guatemala and other countries that bear the Mayan heritage, in order to introduce us to the everyday pleasures of this little -known cuisine. Tamales, tortillas, and pungent sauces go beyond the staples of the corn kitchen. Here are 300 recipes including soups, rice and beeans dishes meatsfish, vegetables, salads and pickles, desserts, sweets and drinks to take take you on a delectable journey.