Mexican cuisine is one of the most popular and influential cuisines enjoyed today. Aromatic and flavourful, these Mexican dishes combine an alluring blend of flavours with a relatively simple and colourful presentation style, to guide the home chef in creating great Mexican meals for the whole family. And the recipes are really easy. Inspired by authentic dishes, these foolproof basic recipes bring the flavours of Mexico into the home kitchen. Made with ingredients easily found at local grocery stores, the recipes are quick to make, easy to serve, and affordable - quite simply, a selection of some of the best Mexican dishes ever. From beverages to desserts, these samples from some of the chapters are sure to delight: Beverages & Cocktails - Pomegranate Margarita, Sangrita, Mojitos, Chilli Rita, Red Sangria, Tequila Shooters, Bloody Maria, Dulce de Leche Martini. Appetizers - Shrimp Ceviche, Tex Mex Queso, Sonoran Nachos, Stuffed Jalepenos, Tomato Table Salsa, Corn & Chilli Guacamole. Tacos, Tostadas, Burritos, Tortas & Tamales - Green Chile & Chicken Tacos, Shredded Beef Chimichanga, Spicy Chicken Tortas, Halibut Tacos, Machaca Burrito. Enchiladas, Fajitas & Other Favourites - Chicken Fajitas, Stuffed Sopapillas, Red Chile Enchiladas, Chicken Mole, Smothered Eggs and Chilli, Chilli Rellenos, Burrito Bowls. Desserts - Caramel Flan, Tres Leches Cake, Margarita Pie, Sopapillas de Fruit, Bizcochos, Mexican Wedding Cookies, Mexican Bread Pudding. In addition to all the fabulous and exciting dishes that she has created, the author offers a wonderfully interesting account of the traditions and culture surrounding Mexican cuisine along with a handy glossary of the flavours of Mexico, an ingredient list, and a list of a tools and equipment.
AUTHOR: Kelley Cleary Coffeen is a cookbook author, food consultant and media personality who lives in New Mexico. She has a passion for Mexican foods and beverages.