Taste the Islands

Discover the flavors of the Caribbean   “Taste the Islands calls readers to the authentic tropical flavors and fascinating beat of the Caribbean. Chef Irie and Chef Thia creatively share recipes with a mosaic of approachable, fresh, and delicious ingredients representing the diverse cultures of the Caribbean.”—Allen Susser, chef and author of Allen Susser’s New World … Continue reading Taste the Islands

The Columbia Restaurant Spanish Cookbook: Anniversary Edition

"Five Forks"—Spanish government ranking "Recommended"—AAA Travel Guide and Mobil Travel Guide Golden Spoon Hall of Fame Award—Florida Trend Distinguished Restaurants of North America (DiRoNA) Award of Excellence Fine Dining Hall of Fame Award—Nation’s Restaurant News In this narrated cookbook, Adela Hernandez Gonzmart and Ferdie Pacheco memorialize their passion for the Columbia, the nation’s largest Spanish restaurant and … Continue reading The Columbia Restaurant Spanish Cookbook: Anniversary Edition

Sallie Ann Robinson’s Kitchen

“Robinson is an inviting and charming guide, as she introduces classic seafood-focused recipes for salads (shrimp, tomato, and red onion), sides (seafood fried rice with crabmeat, oysters, and shrimp), and basic mains such as a blue crab stew, crispy fried grouper, or shrimp and blue crab burgers. . . . This delightful cookbook also serves … Continue reading Sallie Ann Robinson’s Kitchen

Coconuts and Collards

"Diaz grew up shuttled between Puerto Rico and Atlanta, and her appreciation for both cultures and their rich culinary histories is showcased in this delightful collection of Puerto Rican comfort food recipes. . . . Alongside the recipes, Diaz also shares stories from her family history, an often tumultuous one grounded by memories of food prepared … Continue reading Coconuts and Collards

2015 Review Recap: Celebrating the Year’s Outstanding Books

This past year, we were proud to see our books and authors recognized again and again in media outlets across the country. We're celebrating a year of excellent reviews! Here are some of the top reviews UPF books received in 2015.   Havana Hardball: Spring Training, Jackie Robinson, and the Cuban League by César Brioso  … Continue reading 2015 Review Recap: Celebrating the Year’s Outstanding Books

Pickled, Fried, and Fresh

A pioneer in the local food movement shares his southern kitchen and bold recipes The local food movement continues to take the food industry by storm, and today we are publishing a cookbook that represents how Florida chefs are using local food ingredients to create their own exciting niche in southern cuisine: Pickled, Fried, and Fresh: Bert … Continue reading Pickled, Fried, and Fresh