Dallas Morning News Holiday Gift Recommendation is “Truly Texas Mexican”

  Gift guide: Local fare for the foodie in your life Just don’t call it Tex-Mex By Kim Pierce, Special Contributor to The Dallas Morning News For the cook who’s also a history buff, Houston chef Adán Medrano’s Truly Texas Mexican: A Native Culinary Heritage in Recipes (Texas Tech University Press, $29.95) is a wonderful journey into the culinary history of the border region encompassing parts of Texas and Mexico before the border existed. It’s a carefully researched, easy-to-read narrative interwoven with Medrano’s own

Houston Cookbook Author Spotlights Texas Mexican Holiday Dishes

Houston—   The little-known ‘turcos’ is a sweet pork pastry filled with pecans and raisins.  “It’s perfect for this holiday season, says Houston food writer and cookbook author, Adán Medrano, who will discus the recipe for turcos, and other holiday treats, at a book signing event on Saturday, November 22nd at 2 pm at the River Oaks Barnes & Noble Bookstore.  The book is “Truly Texas Mexican: A Native Culinary Heritage In Recipes” and features 100 kitchen-tested recipes that represent the

Two Boston Book Signings Rediscover Native American/Latina Food

Boston–- The Latina and Latino, indigenous cuisine of Texas takes the spotlight this week in Boston when Harvard University Coop and Northeastern University Xhibition Kitchen host book-signings and a cooking demonstration with Chef Adán Medrano, author of “Truly Texas Mexican: A Native Culinary Heritage In Recipes.” The cookbook features 100 kitchen-tested recipes, and also documents the culinary history of the indigenous Latino and Latina people of Texas.  According to the book, the cuisine has a 10,000-year history. Over thousands of

Truly Texas Mexican: A Native Culinary Heritage In Recipes

This new book by Adán Medrano is the culinary history of Native Americans in Texas, ancestors of today's Mexican American Community.  With 100 recipes, it demonstrates the delicious flavor profile of Texas Mexican cuisine.  It is published by Texas Tech University Press in the series of Studies In The American Southwest. Pre-order now at Barnes & Noble and Amazon.com What Chef's are saying about Truly Texas Mexican: A Native Culinary Heritage In Recipes Adán Medrano speaks from his roots and shares his

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