About Maricel E. Presilla

Maricel 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. @maricelpresilla7

Shrimp Ceviche

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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A bowl of black bean soup with a wooden ladle next to a yellow plate filled with white rice.

Cuban 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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