Mi Comida Latina (Hardcover)
Vibrant, Fresh, Simple, Authentic
Burgess Lea Press, 9781941868010, 144pp.
Publication Date: April 28, 2015
A stunning, hand-lettered and fully-illustrated cookbook featuring more than 100 authentic recipes collected from home kitchens across Latin America.
Discovered as a successful self-published Kickstarter project, Mi Comida Latina captures the warmth and depth of culinary traditions in Mexico, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia and Puerto Rico. Artist/author Marcella Kriebel's vivid, charming watercolors accompany more than 100 recipes including arepas, tamales, ceviches, fish tacos, salsas, flan, spicy micheladas and icy watermelon paletas, plus traditional kitchen tools, techniques and practical tips for choosing and preparing mango, cactus, yucca, coconut and other produce. Every page is a joyous work of art.
About the Author
Marcella Kriebel is an artist best known for her watercolor illustration. She holds a degree in Studio Art and Cultural Anthropology from Willamette University and sells her work through a variety of online venues, including Etsy.com. Marcella is constantly expanding her portfolio through the execution of fresh projects, which can be viewed at marcellakriebel.com. In addition, Marcella has partnered with National Geographic to create art for National Food Day and has been featured on Food 52 and other culinary blogs. Marcella shares her passions for food and art through digital and television media, demos at farmers markets, and by teaching classes that combine her loves—cooking and painting.