Sandra Gutierrez

SANDRA GUTIERREZ is a national expert on the subject of Latin American cuisine, its history, and evolution; she’s a journalist, former food editor for The Cary News, and frequent judge for the James Beard Cookbook Awards. Her work has appeared in national and international publications, including USA Today, NBC Latino, and FOX Latino. Her books include: The New Southern-Latino Table: Recipes that Bring Together the Bold and Beloved Flavors of Latin America & The American South; Latin American Street Food: The Best Flavors of Markets, Beaches, and Roadside Stands from Mexico to Argentina; Empanadas: the Hand-Held Pies of Latin America; and Beans and Field Peas: A Savor the South Cookbook.