Note to readers on re-blog: Now that Black Friday is here, I want to remind you that this is a Hot, Cheap & Easy gift for foodies, linguists, visitors to the island, and your friends and family of Puerto Rican heritage! Spread the word, please!
And finally, almost 13 years after I started working on it, my culinary dictionary is available!! I am so excited (Thanks Carlos Matos of Forsa Editores for getting on board with me and guiding me through this new adventure!) to finally, after years of writing for newspapers and magazines to actually have my own book out, with my name on it (the cover you see here is not quite the actual image, but you get the idea). It feels really, really, great.
Eat Your Way Through Puerto Rico: A Culinary Dictionary is my contribution to the foodie word world.
(Update: Eat Your Way is now available on iTunes too!)
What is does is take the words and phrases we use in Puerto Rico for produce, local dishes, meats, fish and seafood, as well as how we get a table at a restaurant or get our steak cooked to order, and…
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