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The Food of Oaxaca

The Food of Oaxaca

Recipes and Stories From Mexico's Culinary Capital

Book - 2020
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"In The Food of Oaxaca, chef Alejandro Ruiz introduces home cooks to the vibrant foods of his home state--"the culinary capital of Mexico" (CNN)--with more than 50 recipes both ancestral and original. Divided into three parts, the book covers the traditional dishes of the region, where Ruiz grew up; the cuisine of the Oaxacan coast, where he spent many years; and the food he serves today at his acclaimed restaurant, Casa Oaxaca. Here are rustic recipes for making your own tortillas, and preparing memelas, tamales, and moles, as well as Ruiz's own creations, like Duck Tacos with Coloradito, Jicama Tacos, and Oaxacan Chocolate Mousse. Interspersed are thoughtful essays on dishes, ingredients, kitchen tools, and local traditions that transport the reader to Oaxaca, along with an extensive glossary to help American readers understand the culinary culture of Mexico. Also included are recommendations for the best places to eat in Oaxaca, making this an indispensable volume for home cooks and travelers alike"--
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2020
Edition: First American edition
Copyright Date: ©2020
ISBN: 9780525657309
0525657304
Branch Call Number: 641.59727 R8591F 2020
Characteristics: xxi, 218 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 24 cm

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