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Eat Smart in Mexico
How to Decipher the Menu, Know the Market Foods & Embark on a Tasting Adventure
by Joan Peterson
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“Anyone sensible enough to buy a copy before taking off for Mexico will be able to eat really well and even more importantly, to understand what they are eating.”—Elisabeth Lambert Ortiz, author of The Complete Book of Mexican Cooking
Veer off the tourist-beaten path to find authentic cuisine and rich new experiences in Mexico. Eat Smart in Mexico is a celebration of Mexican cuisine and one of nine titles in the authoritative Eat Smart series. It contains a rich historical perspective on the origins and varieties of Mexican food and extensive background on delectable regional dishes. Spanish phrases are included to make your culinary adventure even more successful.
At the core of the book are two extensive guides to Spanish terms with English translations. The “Menu Guide” demystifies food selection, allowing visitors to order with confidence in restaurants; the “Foods & Flavors Guide” is a comprehensive list of foods, spices, cooking utensils, and cooking styles, to make shopping in the colorful outdoor markets easy and fun. For the adventuresome traveler, this is a richly annotated resource that will help you understand and appreciate Mexican culture through authentic local cuisine.
This second edition includes an updated resource chapter and an index with a Spanish translation for each English entry.
Joan Peterson is the Publisher (Ginkgo Press) of the EAT SMART series of guidebooks designed for travelers and cookbook lovers. To date she has written guides to the cuisines of Brazil, Turkey, Indonesia, Mexico, Poland, Morocco, Sicily, India, Peru, and Norway. She has traveled extensively for many years, and leads culinary tours to Turkey, India, Morocco, Peru, and Sicily. EAT SMART guides written for Ginkgo Press by others include France (Ronnie L. Hess) and Germany (Mary Bergin).