El Norte: The Cuisine Of Northern Mexico celebrates the cuisine of the north, the "other" Mexico. One these pages are a comprehensive array of dishes from a style of cooking which favors broiling and beef and flour tortillas, and a perhaps unexpected variety of seafood entrees and simple but elegant home-style dishes. Familiarity with the many subtleties of this cuisine is certain to enhance the pleasures of the table. For all their variety and distinction, these recipes are amazingly easy to prepare, using ingredients that are readily available. There are wonderful recipes for drinks, sauces, appetizers, soups, salads & vegetables, tortillas & bread, rice & beans, meats, poultry, seafood, light meals & snacks, sandwiches, desserts & sweets. One appendices is dedicated to "Entertaining with Northern Mexican Cuisine", another appendices is on "Nutrition & Northern Mexican Cuisine". El Norte is perfect for anyone who enjoys the preparation and consumption of Mexican food! -- Midwest Book Review
About the Author
Jim Peyton has written four well-regarded books on Mexican cooking, history, and culture that cover every aspect of Mexican cooking. He also authored the chapters on Mexican food and drink for the Lonely Planet guidebooks to Mexico, Baja California, and Mexico's Pacific Coast. For two years in a row, Jim's recipes were featured in Houghton Mifflin's The Best American Recipes.