Do any of the following apply to you? (or click here to jump straight to Amazon reviews)
You still go to the local, substandard taco joint because that’s the only option around.
You get frequent cravings for [insert your favorite Mexican dish here] but you haven’t tried making it at home yet.
You’ve been to Mexico and were blown away by the real thing.
You want your Mexican food to be savory AND healthy.
You just want a burrito!
If so, then Mexican Craving will be a good fit for you.
First, there’s some good news:
Making authentic Mexican at home is easy.
But finding a recipe online isn’t going to get you there. It takes a little bit of elbow grease and a few key bits of knowledge. Luckily, it’s a minimal amount of effort and it has the potential to pay dividends for life.
That’s why Mexican Craving is structured into 9 Easy Steps. Exposure to the fundamental, time-honored techniques will make cooking the more complex recipes feel effortless.
And the Steps can be learned fast. I spent two years living in Mexico, soaking up all the bits and pieces of this book. You can spend two hours reading it and you’ll have everything you need to make that dish you’re craving as the clock inches towards 5pm.
The first of the 9 Easy Steps is to make chili peppers your new best friend. Understanding the capsaicin levels of pepper varieties will put you miles ahead of the pack:
Then we spend time getting good at the hidden jewels of Mexican cuisine: the sauces! Soon you’ll have the following sauces in your arsenal: Tomato-Jalapeno, Tomatillo-Serrano, Tomato-Chipotle, Tomato-Ancho, The Green Sauce, Tomato-Chile de Arbol, Green Mole Sauce… and the knowledge to create dozens more.
The final Steps give step-by-step instructions on how to make the heavy hitters of authentic Mexican:
There’s also a Bonus Step with some more advanced techniques that you can add to your repertoire at any time:
Photos can make such a difference when learning something new so 200+ high-res color photographs are included to help accelerate the learning curve.
And did I mention it’s easy? Well it is! It only takes a bit of courage and the entire breadth of Mexican cuisine will open up for your taking. You’ll be surprised how much goodness you can extract from just a few ingredients when they are put together in the right way.
Knowing that the best Mexican food in town comes from my own kitchen is a good feeling. It puts me at ease when I get the Craving. That’s what I want for you 🙂