Claudia's Cocina: A Taste of Mexico from the Winner of MasterChef Season 6 on FOX

Claudia's Cocina: A Taste of Mexico from the Winner of MasterChef Season 6 on FOX

by Claudia Sandoval


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The new cookbook from America’s Newest MasterChef, Claudia Sandoval!

MasterChef serves home cooks a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to show their skills and creativity as they are mentored, tested and judged by world-renowned culinary experts. These home cooks put their passion on a plate over a series of iconic challenges that promise to delight and entice viewers.

Claudia’s Cocina: A Taste of Mexico celebrates the food of MasterChef Season 6 winner, Claudia Sandoval. Claudia brought with her a cooking background strongly influenced by her family’s Mexican roots, as well as the seafood restaurant her grandparents owned when she was a child. Throughout the show she demonstrated a bright, versatile range of flavors and always made family the center of her dishes.

Simple by design, the book offers 65 mouthwatering recipes straight from Claudia’s kitchen to yours. It showcases a mix of Claudia’s favorite dishes, as well as some of the on-the-spot creations that propelled her to victory:

  • Hibiscus Poached Pears
  • Grilled Swordfish
  • Head-On Garlic Shrimp
  • Achiote Rubbed Pork Chops
  • Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken
  • Tres Leches Cake

The book also shares her favorites from her family’s town of Mazatlan, as well as creams, sauces, and salsas, plus step-by-step directions for complex dishes that will help readers master some of the staples of Mexican cuisine. The recipes are introduced by headnotes that offer anecdotes about Claudia’s life and childhood and include insights into how she became the extraordinary winner of MasterChef Season 6.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617691898
Publisher: ABRAMS
Publication date: 05/10/2016
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 443,009
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Claudia Sandoval is the Season 6 winner of the hit FOX series MasterChef. Inspired by her family’s cooking traditions, Claudia enjoys cooking classic and eccentric Mexican dishes with her daughter. Claudia lives in La Mesa, California.

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Claudia's Cocina: A Taste of Mexico from the Winner of MasterChef Season 6 on FOX 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
ChefMommmy More than 1 year ago
Just saw Claudia on Master Chef! I absolutely loved her on season Six of Master Chef but fell in love with her food when I bought this cookbook. It is filled with easy to follow, yet authentic Mexican recipes, beautiful pictures and incredible stories that will leave you feeling like you know who Claudia is through her love of cooking. If you want some real home cooking recipes buy this book. I’d also recommend anything by Chef Jai Scovers, especially her books, “Conquer Your Kitchen,” which I bought for all of the women in my family. I haven’t cooked a meal without it since I bought my copy. Buy a copy and find out why. I also recommend her book, “Simple, Healthy and Delicious.” I absolutely love the Roasted Chicken when paired with the Forbidden Rice. Amazing! Buy it, borrow it, get it!