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General Information

Name:  Homaro Cantu  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction Other

Audience: Adult;

Born: September 23, 1976 in Tacoma, Washington

Died: April 14, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois

-- Homaro Cantu on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Cantu lived in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Homaro Cantu was a chef, molecular gastronomer, inventor and entrepreneur. He was the chef/owner of Chicago’s world renowned restaurant - ''Moto,'' a creative blending of science and fine dining. He owned and operated the Cantu Designs Firm and was the host of the Discovery Channel’s ''Future Food''.

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Titles At Your Library

The Miracle Berry Diet Cookbook
ISBN: 1451625596

Gallery Books. 2013

Make your life just a little bit sweeter with this revolutionary cookbook containing simple and delicious recipes for comfort foods that use the Miracle Berry to reduce calories and sugar in your cooking—without sacrificing the flavor.


What if even the most wholesome meal could be as tasty as dessert? Now you can lose weight and lower blood sugar levels while eating your favorite comfort foods with the help of the all-natural miracle berry and the more than 150 carefully tested, scrumptious, and easy-to-follow recipes in this unique cookbook.


The miracle berry temporarily blocks your ability to taste sour flavors and makes even the most bitter of foods mouthwateringly delicious, eliminating the need for refined sugar or artificial sweeteners.

Here’s just a brief list of how the miracle berry diet can trick your taste buds:

• Lemons will taste like lemonade. (Add lemon juice to your coffee instead of sugar!)
• Limes will be as sweet as oranges.
• Even the most flavorless tomatoes will taste perfectly ripe.
• Hot sauce will have layers of pepper flavors—not just heat.
• Pineapple will taste like pure candy.

The Miracle Berry Diet Cookbook will answer all of your questions, from how this tiny fruit works, to where to get it, and even how to grow it yourself.