"...fills a void for the delightful, little-known and vibrant cuisine of this South American nation. You will be thrilled by the ethnic diversity and originality of the dishes passionately and thoroughly gathered by native chef Patricia McCausland-Gallo." --Jacques Pepin
"Colombian cooking usually is tossed into general South American cookbooks and too rarely receives an entire mention apart from the rest of the region: enter Patricia McCausland-Gallo's Secrets of Colombian Cooking
, providing the much-needed focus on Colombian dishes alone. . . . Author McCausland-Gallo is both a nutritionist and pastry chef born in the Caribbean: her culinary back- ground lends to a clear survey of classic Colombian fare." --The Midwest Book Review
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About the Author
Patricia McCausland-Gallo is a nutritionist, pastry chef, and teacher born in the Caribbean town of Barranquilla. She studied at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and attended the American Institute of Baking in Kansas, as well as Ecole Lenôtre in Paris. She has been a food writer for local and national newspapers in Colombia and a manager and owner of bakeries in Barranquilla and Cali. She now resides in Panama City, Panama.