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Tacos: 75 Authentic and Inspired Recipes

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¡Ay, que rico! Tacos—real tacos, with soft or crispy corn tortillas, succulent fillings, and snappy salsas—are a revered street food on both sides of the border. In TACOS, Mark Miller adds a chef's sensibility to this vibrant primer for building delicious and authentic tacos.

 

The heart of a great taco is its filling, and TACOS brims with filling recipes for chicken, fowl, pork, beef, lamb, game, seafood, vegetable, and breakfast tacos. Miller's recipes are a satisfying balance between impeccably rendered classics like Carnitas (crusty fried pork shoulder), Rajas and Cheese (strips of roasted poblano chiles with melting queso Oaxaca), and Beef Ranchero (with its smoky-spicy sauce), and fresh, sophisticated riffs like Chicken with Apples and Goat Cheese, Baja-Style Tempura Fish, and Roasted Tomatoes and Pumpkin Seed Pesto.

 

Rounding out the book are luscious photographs; thorough instructions for making soft tortillas from scratch and crafting them into crispy variations; recipes for salsas and accompaniments such as Guacamole and Refritos ("refried" beans); and a suite of essential techniques, like roasting chiles and blackening tomatoes. Each filling recipe provides suggestions for the best tortilla choices, salsas and sides, and beverages to complement the tacos—giving you all you need to make your next taco experience as authentic, inspired, and downright delicious as even the most well-seasoned taquero could make it.

About the Author

MARK MILLER is the acclaimed chef-founder of Coyote Caf?© in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the author of nine books with nearly 1 million copies in print, including THE GREAT CHILE BOOK, THE GREAT SALSA BOOK, and COYOTE CAF?â. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Table of Contents

Contents

The Art of the Taco - 3

Vegetables - 20

Chicken and Fowl - 38

Seafood - 56

Pork - 74

Beef, Lamb, and Game - 88

Breakfast - 110

Salsas - 124

Sides and Drinks - 136

Ingredients and Techniques - 149

Sources - 167

Index - 169

Product Details

ISBN:
9781580089777
Author:
Miller, Mark
Publisher:
Ten Speed Press
With:
Hargett, Benjamin
Photographer:
Anderson, Ed
Author:
Hargett, Benjamin
Subject:
Regional & Ethnic - American - Southwestern States
Subject:
Regional & Ethnic - Mexican
Subject:
Stuffed foods (Cookery)
Subject:
Tacos
Subject:
Mexican
Subject:
American - Southwestern States
Subject:
Cooking and Food-Mexican
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20090431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
8.6 x 8.5 x .45 in 1.3 lb

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