From simple supermarket kits to high-end restaurant revamps, a whole spectrum of taco offerings now exists for your pleasure. These small but mighty Mexican staples are finally getting the credit they deserve on the worldwide culinary stage. Their spiritual home is the streetfood scene. With this book, you can bring the buzzing atmosphere and high-quality eating experience of street food tacos into the comfort of your own kitchen. Explained simply, a taco consists of a tortilla, filling, salsa and garnish. The salsa is an equally key component to the filling - fresh, zingy flavours are carefully selected to complement the other elements perfectly.
The clever guys behind authentic Mexican kitchen Benito's Hat bring you delicious recipes simple enough to cook up a fiesta in your own kitchen. First there is a chapter of Little Cravings (antojitos), perfect as a pre-cursor or accompaniment to a taco feast. This is followed by a delicious selection of Breakfast Tacos. Next up is a mouth watering selection of Chicken, Pork and Beef Tacos such as Pork Al Pastor with tropical pineapple salsa. Following these are Fish and Seafood Tacos such as Salmon with Spicy Black Bean. Inventive Vegetarian Tacos such as Deep-fried Avocado or Turmeric and Potato really hit the spot, then discover the bliss of a Sweet Taco with recipes such as Chocolate Ice Cream with Agave. A chapter on Salsas, Relishes and Sides, such as the classic Pico De Gallo, lets you mix and match.
New Mexican Cuisine is a unique and delicious melting pot of Spanish, Mexican, Native American, and American Cowboy cultures, techniques, and flavors. Susan Curtis, founder of the Santa Fe School of Cooking, brought together a team of powerhouse cooking instructors to gather the best and boldest recipes ever to fill a tortilla.
Enjoy over 50 recipes from familiar classics like Roasted Tomato Salsa and Pork Carnitas Tacos to fresh takes such as Creamy Chicken and Almond Tacos, Grapefruit-Orange Salsa, Tomatillo-Papaya Salsa, and Apple Pie Tacos.
Growing up on a cattle ranch in Idaho, Susan CurtisNew York Times and the Boston Globe. Susan has co-authored several cookbooks, including The Santa Fe School of Cooking Cookbook.
Travis Lett’s new American cuisine: Gjelina in Venice Beach is Los Angeles's most talked-about restaurant, lauded by critics from London to New York to San Francisco and beloved by stars, locals, and out-of-towners alike for its seductive simplicity and eclectic Cal-Med menu created by talented chef Travis Lett.
Gjelina: Cooking from Venice, California is a standout cookbook featuring 125 of the rustic and utterly delicious salads, toasts, pizzas, vegetable and grain dishes, pastas, fish and meat mains, and desserts that have had fans clamoring for a table at Gjelina since the restaurant burst onto the scene in 2008.
Gjelina evokes the Southern California lifestyle: More than 150 color photographs from acclaimed photographer Michael Graydon and stylist Nikole Herriott, plus a tactile, artisanal package, evoke the vibe of Venice Beach and the Gjelina (the G's silent) aesthetic, and showcase the beautiful plated food of Lett's ingredient-based, vegetable-centric cooking.
Much like Jerusalem Cookbook, Plenty Cookbook, and the Ottolenghi Cookbook, Gjelina is the cookbook for the way we want to eat now.