The poema is as delicious as imagining the tastes and smells of the tamalitos.
- Library Media Connection
...will leave readers licking their fingers and lips and saying, “Yummmmmmy!”
- International Reading Association
Argueta’s latest cooking poem, essentially a recipe, serves up playful prose in both Spanish and English, and is complemented by Domi’s broadly stroked, saturated watercolors
The language that Arguata uses very skillfully awakens all the reader’s senses, adds great colour, and weaves in deep texture and shape to the imagined cooking activity.
- CM: Canadian Review of Materials
Domi’s paintings communicate plenty of enthusiasm, and readers may feel
the pull to “Baila la danza del maíz.”
- Publishers Weekly
Even for novice chefs (and readers) the "Ummmm"s are easily attainable.
- Kirkus Reviews