“The Gasparilla Cookbook” subtitled “Favorite Florida West Coast Recipes” as compiled by the Junior League of Tampa, Florida. Originally published in 1961, this is a sixteenth printing from 1987. The cookbook is a hard cover with a dust jacket measuring 6¼ x 9¼ inches with 326 pages. The book is in very good gently used condition with slight wear.
Originally published in 1961, this timeless cookbook has become a regional classic with its melding of Spanish, Italian, Greek, Cuban, and Southern influences. Featured in multiple magazines, it is a winner of the Southern Living Hall of Fame Award. It was also inducted into the McIlhenny Hall of Fame, an award given for book sales that exceed 100,000 copies.