This book will show you how to make your own enchiladas, tacos, guacamole, refried beans, chili con carne, and tamales. It will also show you how to make outstanding soups, elaborate main dishes, unusual vegetables, and more, with a total of 198 excellent culinary recipes from all over Mexico. Whatever you make from this cookbook you are sure to find delicious.
Choose from such mouth-watering dishes as meat ball soup, rice soup, chick pea pottage, summer squash soup, sopa Mexicana,
Mexican meat loaf, roast pork loin with mushrooms, steak with bananas, estofado,
beef and vegetables (guisado de res
), green pot stew, Totonac potluck, herb pork barbecue, Mexican-style chicken, turkey with mole sauce, ranch-style eggs, baked rice and beans, white beans and pearl barley, lentils with fruit, green peas northern Mexico style, stuffed chayotes, potato surprise, pickled vegetables, Mexican mixed salad, avocado and cauliflower salad, Biscayan-style codfish, oyster stuffed cabbage, Acapulco fish feast, red snapper Vera Cruz style, paella, sea fish Tampico, fish with chicken liver sauce, shrimp tortilla, chiles rellenos, quesadillas, and much more. Recipes for 54 delightful drinks are also given, including a Margarita, Tequila Dream, El Presidente, Mocambo Mixer, and more.
"A book of Mexican cookery which will delight and intrigue those interested in distinctive and unusual food." — Long Beach Independent Press-Telegram.
"A skillful blend of the exciting and imaginative cookery of Mexico." — Dallas Times Herald.
"There is nothing on the face of the earth quite as enticing as a good Mexican dinner, and almost anyone can create the same with the help of this cookbook." — Sacramento Union.
Reprint of the original, 1964 edition.