Street Food of Mexico

By Hugo Ortega and Ruben Ortega
Featuring Photography by Penny de los Santos

book coverIn Street Foods of Mexico, award-winning chef Hugo Ortega of Hugo’s Authentic Mexican Cuisine, journeys across Mexico enjoying the foods of his homeland. Mexican street food represents the best of traditional cooking.

From the tacos and masa-based treats of the central highlands to the cocteles and ceviches of the coast, each region has its specialties, and each dish conveys both deeply satisfying taste and a delicious feeling of place. In his warm way, Hugo shares the stories behind the dishes and provides recipes and instructions to make them accessible to cooks everywhere.

The color and flavor of Mexican street life comes alive in this generous collection of recipes for tacos, tlayudas, cocteles, bebidas, dulces, and much more. Join Hugo on his culinary journey, and your kitchen will become a vibrant, savory haven as you serve up the legendary foods of Mexico. Purchase A copy Now! - View Photos

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Seasonal Recipes from Our Neighborhood Cafe features more than 120 recipes from the restaurant's kitchen and bar, translated for the home kitchen and presented with inspiring photographs and personal stories. This book celebrates the food and community that has made Backstreet Cafe an institution as well as a continuing source of new inspiration for guests and employees after 30 successful years of business. Recipes are categorized by Spring/Summer, Fall/Winter, Brunch, Backstreet Cafe Drinks & Bar Snacks.

Many of the restaurant's popular classic dishes are included, with dessert recipes by Executive Pastry Chef Ruben Ortega and cocktail recipes by Sommelier/Mixologist Sean Beck.


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