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200 easy Mexican recipes : authentic recipes from burritos to enchiladas
Coffeen, Kelley.
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Publication Information:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada : Robert Rose, 2013.

Physical Description:
224 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : coloured illustrations ; 26 cm
Two hundred recipes bring the bold and complex flavors of Mexico into the home kitchen, featuring ideas for each meal of the day while discussing the essentials of Mexican cuisine.
General Note:
Includes index.
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TX716.M4 C6156 2013 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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Mexican cuisine is one of the most popular and influential cuisines enjoyed today.

Aromatic and flavorful, these Mexican dishes combine an alluring blend of flavors with a relatively simple and colorful 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 flavors 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 and Cocktails
Pomegranate Margarita, Sangrita, Mojitos, Chile Rita, Red Sangria, Tequila Shooters, Bloody Maria, Dulce de Leche Martini
Shrimp Ceviche, Tex Mex Queso, Sonoran Nachos, Stuffed Jalape-os, Tomato Table Salsa, Corn and Chile Guacamole
Tacos, Tostadas, Burritos, Tortas and Tamales
Green Chile and Chicken Tacos, Shredded Beef Chimichanga, Spicy Chicken Tortas, Halibut Tacos, Machaca Burrito
Enchiladas, Fajitas and Other Favorites
Chicken Fajitas, Stuffed Sopapillas, Red Chile Enchiladas, Chicken Mole, Smothered Eggs and Chile, Chile Rellenos, Burrito Bowls
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 flavors of Mexico, an ingredient list, and a list of a tools and equipment.

Author Notes

Kelley Cleary Coffeen is a cookbook author, food consultant and media personality who lives in New Mexico and whose specialty is Mexican-style foods and beverages.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. 8
Introductionp. 9
Historyp. 11
Mexican Cuisine Essentialsp. 13
Tools and Equipmentp. 13
Ingredient Essentialsp. 16
Common Ingredientsp. 16
Toppingsp. 24
Mexican Food Definitionsp. 27
Appetizersp. 31
Salsas, Relishes and Saucesp. 55
Tortillas and Breadsp. 69
Soups and Stewsp. 83
Vegetables, Beans and Saladsp. 95
Tacos, Tostadas, Burritos, Tortas and Tamalesp. 113
Mexican Grillp. 157
Enchiladas, Fajitas and Other Favoritesp. 167
Beverages and Cocktailsp. 181
Dessertsp. 199
Indexp. 214