Chef Ivy Stark’s bright and colorful cookbook invites you to uncover the vibrant yet secret tastes of Mexico. Savor the bold and robust flavors of classic Mexican street food like Beef Bean and Chorizo Chili and Coconut Rice Pudding Empanadas, rarely found outside the country.
Versatile and simple, these dishes can be enjoyed as a quick nibble or as part of an elegant meal. Stark introduces both beginners and skilled cooks to such traditional foods as Mexico City corn, smoked fish tostadas, plantain croquettes, and much more. Stark offers time-saving techniques and make-ahead suggestions, as well as tips for working with Mexican seasonings and produce like chilies and plantains.