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5 Cookbooks Chef Mira Can’t Live Without!

5 Cookbooks Chef Mira Can't Live Without!

Perfect for aspiring or advanced cooks, Chef Yamira Lee Johnson’s top 5 cookbooks she can’t live without are inspiring, helpful reads for the kitchen. With each recommendation, we journey through Chef Yamira’s culinary career with roots planted in Puerto Rican cooking to her current passion for adapting old favorites into healthy, plant-based recipes.

Books Mentioned:

A Taste of Puerto Rico: Traditional and New Dishes from the Puerto Rican Community by Yvonne Ortiz

Puerto Rican Cookery by Carmen Aboy Valldej́Uli

Forks Over Knives: The Cookbook by Del Sroufe

The Mediterranean Vegan Kitchen by Donna Klein

Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/Day by Leanne Brow

Yamira Lee Johnson is the head chef and founder of Breaking Bread with Mira and a certified holistic life coach. Through a long standing partnership with Orange County Library System she has hosted several Cuisine Corner events.

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