What makes authentic Mexican cooking so delicious? The answer is love. It is the one essential ingredient to truly delicious food anywhere, and traditional Mexican cuisine abounds with it. Caring steps and exquisite seasonings are the loving details that put Mexican cooking in a class by itself. This collection of recipe will introduce you to the delicious variety of Mexican cuisine that showcase the unique qualities of Mexican regional cooking.
A glossary helps familiarize you with Mexican foods and a breakdown of the most readily found chilies ~ fresh and dried ~ gives you the essential information you need to know. Along with instructions on how to make fresh tamales and tortillas, you find all your favorite Mexican dishes and much more.
From Quesadillas, Chalupas, Nachos, Tortilla Soup, and Creamed Poblano Soup, to Nopalito Cactus Salad, Jicama-Orange Salad, Encidadas, Chiles Rellenos, and Chipotle Dumplings, along with numerous recipes for side dishes, sauces and relishes, breads and desserts, you'll enjoy all your favorites plus dozens of authentic recipes you won't find locally.
Kippy Nigh has lived and traveled in Mexico for over twenty-five years sampling regional cuisine and transforming it into vegetarian dishes. The owner of Casa del Pan, this cookbook will empower everyone to cook in their own kitchens, the same delicious vegetarian Mexican dishes that Kippy offers her customers at CASA DEL PAN in San Cristobal de Las Casas in the highlands of Chiapas.