My Mexico

My Mexico : A Culinary Odyssey with Recipes

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By universal acclaim, Diana Kennedy is the world's authority on the authentic cuisines of Mexico. For decades, she has traveled the length and breadth of the country, seeking out the home cooks, local ingredients, and traditional recipes that make Mexican cuisines some of the most varied and flavorful in the world. Kennedy has published eight classic Mexican cookbooks, including the James Beard Award-winning Oaxaca al Gusto. But her most personal book is My Mexico, a labor of love filled with more than three hundred recipes and stories that capture the essence of Mexican food culture as Kennedy has discovered and lived it. First published in 1998, My Mexico is now back in print with a fresh design and photographs-ready to lead a new generation of gastronomes on an unforgettable journey through the foods of this fascinating and complex more

Product details

  • Hardback | 487 pages
  • 213.36 x 259.08 x 35.56mm | 1,065.94g
  • University of Texas Press
  • Austin, TX, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 42 color photos, 1 map
  • 029274840X
  • 9780292748408
  • 861,935

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"A living legend in food, Kennedy started exploring the markets of Mexico's towns and villages more than fifty years ago, meeting cooks and gathering plants and recipes with the precision of an ethnobotanist. It has been her lifelong project of achieving total intimacy with Mexico's native ingredients." - Munchiesshow more

About Diana Kennedy

Diana Kennedy has written eight classic books on the regional foods of Mexico, including the James Beard Cookbook of the Year Oaxaca al Gusto: An Infinite Gastronomy, The Essential Cuisines of Mexico, The Art of Mexican Cooking, and My Mexico. Her many honors include induction into the James Beard Foundation Cookbook Hall of Fame, a Life Achievement Award from the International Association of Cooking Professionals, the Mexican Order of the Aztec Eagle, and the Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE).show more

Table of contents

Acknowledgments Introduction The Western Center and Its Pacific Coast The States of Michoacan Morelia and Tacambaro Jalisco A Journey North: The Bajio to the Northern Plains The States of Guanajuato, San Miguel de Allende, Comonfort Aguascalientes Zacatecas Coahuila Chihuahua The Central Hub The States of Hidalgo Mexico Morelos Puebla The Gulf Coast The States of Veracruz Tabasco Campeche The Southern Pacific Coast The States of Guerrero Oaxaca A Miscellany of Culinary Experiences Rarities Mushrooms Old Mexican Cookbooks Basic Information Recipe Index General Indexshow more

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