A stunning celebration of the rich flavours and culinary traditions of Mexico through the lens of its capital city, this sumptuous cookbook brings the tastiest highlights of Mexican cuisine – from spicy salsas to gorgeous cocktails – straight into your kitchen.
Chosen for Jamie Oliver's Cookbook Club June 2022
Divided into chapters by time of day, in Ciudad de Mexico, chef Edson Diaz-Fuentes takes the reader on a whirlwind tour of one of the most diverse cuisines in the world, explored through the vibrant and bustling Mexico City.
Inspired by the culinary highlights of his childhood, Ciudad de Mexico features favourites such as Huevos Motulenos, Tacos de Pescado Estilo Baja, Pambazos, and Oxtail Mole de Olla, accompanied by an array of cocktails including Margaritas de Jamaica and Mezcal Sours.
With a dedicated section to marinades, rubs, and salsas, Ciudad de Mexico contains everything you need to bring a touch of Mexican flavour to everyday dishes, such as Edson's Beetroot and Pasilla Mixe Ketchup.
Designed for the home cook, Edson's handy substitution guides allow you to capture the essence of Mexican cooking with readily available ingredients, so it won't matter if you're short a tomatillo or two.
A book evoking the flavour and soul of Mexican hospitality, Ciudad de Mexico unveils the complexities of the cuisine and the rich food culture that unites this sprawling metropolis. Tied together with stunning location photography, this book is a must-have for any home cook and culinary explorer.
Publisher: Hardie Grant Books (UK)
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 1090 g
Dimensions: 248 x 190 x 28 mm
[Edson's] passion for his home cuisine shines through in this book, from the vibrant cover through to the final page. - The Caterer
Edson’s guide to Mexico City, the place of his childhood, is packed with misty-eyed reminiscences of street food and family cooking, evocative location photography and travel reportage, not to mention recipe after delicious recipe. - Waitrose Weekend
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