Perla by Carolina de Robertis is a coming-of-age story about a young woman who makes a devastating discovery about her origins with the help of an enigmatic houseguest. Set in Buenos Aires and based on a recent shocking chapter of Argentine history, it is an intimate and unforgettable portrait of one young woman’s search for truth. While your book club discusses Perla, why not treat yourselves to some homemade flan? Carolina de Robertis has provided us with her mother’s recipe, now translated into English for the first time!
(If you have trouble viewing the recipe in the widget below, please click here to view on the Scribd website.)