Quarantine Cooking: Molten Apple Noodle Cakes from Taste the Islands

For our "Quarantine Cooking" series, UPF exhibits and promotions coordinator Jenna Kolesari made Molten Apple Noodle Cakes from Taste the Islands: Culinary Adventures in a Caribbean Kitchen. Jenna's comments: I wanted to try something different, and I've never had fried noodles in a dessert before. It was definitely a new experience, and a very tasty … Continue reading Quarantine Cooking: Molten Apple Noodle Cakes from 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

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

Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen

“The big dog of Florida cooking.”—Anthony Bourdain “An excellent collection of recipes that showcase the abundance of seafood and fresh produce of Florida combined with Cuban, Caribbean, and South American influences.”—Emeril Lagasse “Van Aken describes the rich culinary roots and historical traditions of Florida’s cuisine. I have an exceptionally deep craving to try these recipes … Continue reading Norman Van Aken’s Florida Kitchen

Recipe from Shrimp Country: Mom’s Shrimp

Wholesome meals made with fresh, local ingredients are what Shrimp Country is all about. “Mom’s Shrimp,” the dish on the cover of the book, embodies both southern cooking and coastal living. From a “comfy little dollhouse of a restaurant” called Glow in Rockport, Texas, this dish offers all the comforts of home. Chef Karey Lynn Butterworth’s mother passed … Continue reading Recipe from Shrimp Country: Mom’s Shrimp

Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins

The University Press of Florida proudly presents our most recent award-winning titles and authors! . Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination by Rosamond King has won the 2015 Caribbean Studies Association Gordon K. and Sybil Lewis Prize for the best book about the Caribbean. . . . . Simone James Alexander has won the 2015 … Continue reading Awards Announcement: Our Authors’ Recent Wins