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Himilce Novas is a novelist, poet, playwright, historian, and radio commentator. She has written for the New York Times, the Christian Science Monitor, Connoisseur, and Cuisine, and is also the author of four previous books and the host of a popular Santa Barbara radio show. She teaches American literature and lectures widely on Latino history and culture. She lives in California.

Rosemary Silva is a teacher and the author of two previous books. A gifted cook, she spent many summers perfecting her craft at her mother's restaurant in Austin, Texas. She holds a Ph.D. from Yale University and has taught at Mount Holyoke College and Amherst College. She has spent the last eight years researching Latin American cooking in the United States. She lives in California.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Cookery, Latin American, Latin Americans United States Social life and customs