Discover all that's enchanting in New Mexico's vibrant food scene. Local flavors and innovative preparations are celebrated in 145 recipes, including signature creations from many of the state's farmers, chefs, and food entrepreneurs. The chile pepper, its many varieties prized in New Mexico's cuisine, contributes distinctive flavor and heat to dishes such as Grilled Green Chile Polenta and Southwest Shredded Chicken Tamales. Other chapters highlight fresh cheese and produce, exceptional meats, and local specialty items. Enjoy the recipes with a bracing margarita, and your feast is complete. Chow down on Calabicitas with Red Serranos and slake your thirst with a Prickly Pear Margarita.
Dave Dewitt brings together recipes that exemplify the diversity, ingenuity, and unique flavors of New Mexican cuisine. In addition to revealing the secrets behind regional delights ranging from Chipotle Pumpkin Seed Pesto to Spicy Chocolate-Raspberry Muffins, Dewitt offers a glimpse into New Mexico’s vibrant food scene with engaging profiles of local food producers. Pass the Buffalo Green Chile Eggrolls!
288 pages, paperback Dimensions - 18cm x 23cm x 2.5cm