This week on Meet Your Maker, Rachel Wharton and John Taggart sit down with Ana Sofia Peleaz, author of the upcoming book The Cuban Table and the website HungrySofia.com. Where is Ana’s favorite Cuban restaurant in NYC? Learn what differentiates Cuban cuisine from other Latin food, and what other ethnic influences are present in Cuban cooking. Find out why Mexican and Peruvian food are generally considered the most complex of all Latin cuisines. Hear what Cuban dish Ana would eat everyday for the rest of her life! This episode has been sponsored by Hearst Ranch.

“There was a time in Cuba before the 60s when chicken was more expensive than fish, so arroz con pollo was a special family meal.” — Ana Sofia Pelaez on Meet Your Maker