Puerto Rican Food and Northern California History

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illyanna Maisonet's newsletter contains: recipes, first person and reported articles, rantings, photos, history and foodways of California and Puerto Rico. Also, behind the scenes capturings of Diasporican: A Puerto Rican Cookbook. And Mami.


illyanna Maisonet 

illyanna Maisonet is the author of Diasporican: A Puerto Rican Cookbook. She’s the first Puerto Rican food columnist in the country (SF Chronicle). Awarded a James Beard in 2023, making her the first Puerto Rican woman to ever receive a Beard award.