Josef Centeno is the chef-owner of the Centeno Group, which
includes award-winning restaurants Baco Mercat, Bar Ama, Orsa &
Winston, Ledlow, and P.Y.T., and BacoShop.
Betty Hallock is a journalist and food writer, and former deputy food editor of the Los Angeles Times. They live in Los Angeles.
Renata Fuller is a Los Angeles-based food and lifestyle photographer.
What happens when Tex-Mex finds a home in Southern California? In Josef Centeno's new cookbook, Ama, the results are sunny and delicious, from a vegan, cashew-based queso built on the flavors of charred onion, garlic and green chile, to a simple halved ruby red grapefruit, broiled with a topping of butter and piloncillo sugar, just like his auntie used to do. - New York Times, A Best Fall Cookbook of 2019