"This vibrant and lively poem is perfect for encouraging children to engage with cooking and food preparation..."
- CM Magazine
The illustrations are delightful, making each ingredient special and memorable.
- Junior Library at SLJ
Groundwood Books (Libros Tigrillo) never fails to deliver beautiful stories filled with culture and warmth
- Latin Baby Book Club
"This fanciful, imaginative narrative is as much poetry as it is a recipe."
"Argueta’s poetic imagination transforms big, beautiful avocados into “green precious stones,” cilantro into “little trees,” the mixing spoon into a tractor scoop.."
- Jama's Alphabet Soup
"A bilingual treat."
- Kirkus Book Reviews
I love the way this book shows cooking as something we can do with our family, and also something we can do for our family, and regardless, is connected to togetherness.
- Pickle Me This Blog
Sada’s digitally enhanced oil paintings create bold contrasts with their festive colors—readers will practically be able to taste the “sour river of lime”
- Publishers Weekly