Synopses & Reviews
Salsa is hot. Salsa goes with anything and is never boring. Salsa is fresh, healthy, intense, easy to make. Sales of salsa have now surpassed those of ketchup and show no signs of slowing. Written by acclaimed chef Reed Hearon, formerly of Santa Fe's Coyote Cafe, and designed by the internationally renowned Carbone Smolan Associates, this selection of 40 authentic, festively photographed salsa recipes offers a comprehensive look at one of Mexico's national treasures. Divided into four chapters (fiery traditional salsas, mild salsas, contemporary salsas, and dessert salsas), and including complete information on cooking techniques, equipment, and ingredient sources, this collection of fresh, easily prepared salsas can turn the simplest of dishes into lively, exciting, upbeat meals.
Acclaimed chef Reed Hearon offers more than thirty-five recipes for salsas, inspired by Mexican and Southwestern cuisines - healthful and easy-to-prepare as they are delicious.
About the Author
Reed Hearon was chef at the famed Coyote Cafe in Santa Fe for two years, and co-authored the Coyote Cafe Cookbook. In 1987, he was selected one of the 30 most promising young chefs in the country and went on to earn numerous critical acclaims as chef at San Francisco's Corona Bar and Grill. He is currently bringing to market his own line of Mexican spices and sauces.
Karen Capucilli is a New York photographer who specializes in still lifes.