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Mexican born Zarela Martinez is one the leading U.S. restaurateurs. Her namesake restaurant is a Manhattan institution and a culinary trend-setter.
She has authored several acclaimed books:"Food from my heart","Food and life of Oaxaca" and "Zarela's Veracruz".
Her 13 part series "Zarela, Cocina Veracruzana" is airing on PBS. She has made guest appearances on many TV shows including "Julia Child:cooking with master chefs" and " Martha Stewart".

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