About Maricel E. Presilla

Maricel E. Presilla

Maricel E. Presilla is a culinary historian specializing in the foods of Latin America and Spain as well as the co-owner of Zafra and Cucharamama, two Latin restaurants in Hoboken, NJ. She's also the author of half a dozen cookbooks, including her most recent title, Gran Cocina Latina. She holds a doctorate in medieval Spanish history from New York University and writes a weekly food column for the Miami Herald and has contributed articles to SaveurFood & WineFood Arts, and Gourmet.

Shrimp Ceviche Recipe

Shrimp Ceviche

A soupy, tomatoey ceviche that draws on the presence of lime, orange, and peanut butter—that’s right, peanut butter.

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Black Been Soup Recipe

Havana-Style Black Bean Soup

Embargo? What embargo?! This Havana black bean soup is worth breaking the law, it’s so good. Fortunately, that won’t be necessary.

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