Authentic Mexican Cooking: 80 Delicious, Traditional Recipes for Tacos, Burritos, Tamales, and Much More

Authentic Mexican Cooking: 80 Delicious, Traditional Recipes for Tacos, Burritos, Tamales, and Much More

by Scott Myers

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Overview

Everyone enjoys the flavorful and piquant foods and refreshing drinks of Mexico and Authentic Mexican Cooking shows you that these tasty traditional dishes from south of the border are very easy to make.

With beautiful photographs and fun, colorful illustrations, this extensive cookbook shows you how to make all of the popular Mexican meals as well as some you might not have tried before. From vinaigrettes, soups, salads, and appetizers, to meat and seafood fare, sweet desserts, and fun cocktails, you’ll be having a fiesta in the kitchen while making these. Along with valuable tips about typical ingredients, you’ll find great recipes for:

Vegetarian frijoles
Tortilla soup
Chocolate-chili sauce
Pork medallions with salsa
Mushroom-filled burritos
Quail in rose petal sauce
Halibut ceviche with olives
Shrimp in tequila sauce
Mint, watermelon, and hibiscus cocktails
And much more!

With Authentic Mexican Cooking you’ll be enjoying the sun and the fiery spirit of the country of the chili peppers, tequilas, and rich chocolate, until you are ready for your siesta.

Skyhorse Publishing, along with our Good Books and Arcade imprints, is proud to publish a broad range of cookbooks, including books on juicing, grilling, baking, frying, home brewing and winemaking, slow cookers, and cast iron cooking. We’ve been successful with books on gluten-free cooking, vegetarian and vegan cooking, paleo, raw foods, and more. Our list includes French cooking, Swedish cooking, Austrian and German cooking, Cajun cooking, as well as books on jerky, canning and preserving, peanut butter, meatballs, oil and vinegar, bone broth, and more. While not every title we publish becomes a New York Times bestseller or a national bestseller, we are committed to books on subjects that are sometimes overlooked and to authors whose work might not otherwise find a home.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781629141206
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 06/03/2014
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 1,125,969
File size: 22 MB
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About the Author

Scott Myers: Scott Myers fell in love with “his Mexico” when he was a little boy. Inspired by his Mexican family roots, he opened a restaurant in Munich in 2009 to acquaint his guests with real Mexican food instead of the widespread Tex-Mex food served in other restaurants. He lives in Munich, Germany.

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Authentic Mexican Cooking: 80 Delicious, Traditional Recipes for Tacos, Burritos, Tamales, and Much More 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
SandrasBookNook More than 1 year ago
There's nothing like a good Mexican dinner. I'm quite comfortable with some of the basics, but I've never really delved very deep into this fascinating cuisine. I'm not big on really spicy foods, and there is that reputation that Mexican food is very spicy and that has kept me away from it for too long. I have had a secret longing for several years now to learn how to make tamales from scratch. I've had no problem diving into French pastries, Italian breads and other complicated recipes, but tamales felt overwhelming to me. While I haven't made them yet, this book has inspired me to try! I just have a couple more ingredients to pick up, and then we can have some family time making tamales! I first fell in love with flautas in a tiny restaurant in Emporia, KS of all places. I was thrilled to find the recipe in here. YUM! The churros are great to do with kids, though of course they don't last very long afterward! The Burrito de Desayuno (Breakfast Rolls) took me back to Texas and the huge breakfast burritos we used to get with everything in them. I was disappointed to find there there wasn't a single recipe for making your own tortillas. I've made my own flour tortillas many times, but haven't tried my hand at corn tortillas. I was really hoping for a corn tortilla recipe. A few less drink recipes would have left plenty of room for a tortilla recipe. Overall, this is a great cookbook of Mexican cooking. Lots of gorgeous, full-color photographs and clear directions. I would highly recommend it. I received a copy of this book from Skyhorse Publishing for my honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.