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Classic Cuban with a Twist

James Beard Award nominated cookbook author of “The Cuban Table” and celebrated blogger Ana Sofia Peláez will be putting her twist on some Cuban classics, including: Calabaza con Mojo, Ropa Vieja Oriental, and Tarte Tentación. Your abuela is sure to have an opinion one way or the other!

Ana Sofía Peláez is a Miami-based food writer covering the spectrum of Latin American cuisine on her blog Hungry Sofia. She has been featured by the New York Times, InStyle Magazine, Food 52, and was nominated by Saveur as one of the Best Regional Cuisine blogs. She is a regular contributor to and her work has appeared in The Local Palate, Modern Farmer, and Smithsonian Journeys among other national outlets.  Her first cookbook, The Cuban Table (St. Martin’s Press) was nominated for a James Beard Award in 2015.

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