Our Latin Table is the first book to offer a complete collection of celebrations and recipes by one of the premier Cuban-American restaurateurs in the United States today. The book offers mouthwatering menus, easy recipes, and gorgeous photography. Over seventeen menus are designed around holidays, family traditions, special occasions and everyday meals. Some examples are: New Year's Eve, Christening Lunch, 4th of July Clam Bake, Cuban Thanksgiving, and Christmas Eve Mariscada. There are sections on how to set up a Cuban bar and create cocktails such as the popular mojito, as well as a Latin glossary and step-by-step instruction for Latin cooking techniques. This cookbook will set out to demystify Latin-American cooking, allowing the at-home cook to savor the tropical and spicy flavors of the Latin explosion.