Herencia: More Than a CookbookHerencia Cookbook honors the matriarchs that fed and nurtured me. This book honors my great grandmother, my grandmother, suegra, and most of all my beloved mother. It is my mother who taught me, hands-on, how to cook, and what it is to be an entrepreneur. This is the herencia that the matriarchs of my life have given me.
Meet The Author
Hola! Qué tal? I'm Bernie. I am half Mexican-American and half Salvadorian-American and 100% Latina. I was born and raised in South East Los Angeles, where I still proudly reside. Join me as I share authentic Salvi-Mex recipes. Let’s celebrate our Latinx culture, families, and roots through food! Read More…
Recipes Preserve CultureHerencia Cookbook offers traditional Salvi-Mex recipes with a modern (and sometimes healthy) twist. Read on to learn how you can eat authentic foods that preserves and celebrates Latin culture. Want to know more?
What does it mean to me to be Salvi-Mex in Los Angeles?My Salvadorian and Mexican roots, along with my upbringing in South East Los Angeles, molded me into the woman I am today. Balancing these identities inspired this cookbook, which offers tips on fitting authentic SalviMex foods into today’s modern lifestyle.