This delicious offering of Mexican dishes from Houston’s famous and favorite restaurants presents dozens of classic and contemporary recipes side by side, enticing the home cook to bring the unique flavors of Houston’s Mexican cuisine to the table. The traditional flavors of fresh lime, cilantro, fiery peppers, and creamy queso infuse the dishes with authentic Mexican flavor while the signature local touches mark each recipe as unmistakably Houstonian. Real Guacamole from Yelapa, Poblano Mole Enchiladas from La Guadalupana, Carnitas from Santos, and Dos Leches y Canela Flan from Rebecca Masson are among the book’s showcase selections.
A festive follow-up to Erin Hicks Miller’s Houston Classic Desserts, this volume includes recipes for any occasion, from soups, salads, and snacks to enchiladas, entrees, sides, drinks, and desserts. Featuring a wide variety of dishes and methods of preparation, the book spans the flavor spectrum, including such fare as Hugo’s rich Taquitos de Langosta, Haven’s Pork Belly al Pastor Torta, and 1308 Cantina’s cooling Mango Jicama Salad.
Vibrant photography, engaging anecdotes about each establishment, and an elegant, easy-to-follow format make this spicy addition to Pelican’s Classic Recipes Series a surefire celebration of Houston’s classic Mexican flavors.