False Tongues and Sunday Bread: A Guatemalan and Mayan Cookbook
Publish Date: 2014-03-03
Author: Copeland Marks
The Mayathe Indians who inhabited part of Mexico and Central America in pre-Hispanic timesleft the modern world a legacy of remarkable cooking that is still practiced in cliffside huts and middle-class haciendas. Copeland Marks has traveled widely throughout Guatemala and other countries that carry the Mayan heritage, in order to introduce us to the everyday pleasures of this little-known cuisine.
For anyone who loves the taste of tamales, tortillas, and pungent sauces, this book will provide a rich adventure that begins withbut goes far beyondthose staples of the corn kitchen. The recipes reveal a delightful and accessible cuisine that, in addition to showcasing traditional Mayan flavor profiles, combines culinary ideas from India, Africa, the Caribbean, Great Britain and Spain.