Foods of the Americas

coverFoods of the Americas: Native Recipes and Traditions, by Fernando & Marlene Divina, from Ten Speed Press, ISBN 1580082599. The culinary traditions of the Native peoples of the Americas are celebrated in this lavish book, published to coincide with the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian. It presents 140 modern recipes incorporating a wide range of foods cultivated by Natives throughout North and South America, along with nine short essays that provide a Native perspective on a variety of indigenous food traditions, illustrated with food photographs as well as images from the museum's vast collection.