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Savoring Mexico
A Cookbook & Travel Guide to the Recipes & Regions of Mexico
By Sharon Cadwallader
Ironwood Press
224 pp. / 6.00 in x 9.00 in / 1999
Paper (978-0-9628-2369-5)
  
Related Interest
  - Latin American Studies


Get to know Mexico! Respected culinary writer Sharon Cadwallader, author of The Whole Earth Cookbook, takes readers on a personal guided tour through each of Mexico's ten regions, highlighting its scenery, customs, and wonderful food.

In Savoring Mexico, Cadwallader expresses her deep love for the country, its people, and its cuisine and confesses, "out of all my books this is the one I love the most." She teaches readers how to prepare the favorite foods and classic recipes of each region while also learning to appreciate its unique climate, geography, people, and traditions.

The book includes more than one hundred recipes, each accompanied by complete preparation instructions. Substitutions are suggested for specialty items that may be difficult to locate north of the border.

This charming book, illustrated with simple maps and drawings, is not only an introduction to regional cuisines of Mexico but also serves as a keepsake volume for those who share Cadwallader's fascination with Mexico's mystique. Whether you're an armchair traveler or interested in sampling "real" Mexican cuisine, Savoring Mexico offers an insider's view of the spectacular foods and natural beauty of this country.


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