History of Texas’ First Food Rediscovered at Book-Signing: “It’s Not Tex-Mex”

Dallas-- Texas’ first food takes the spotlight on Saturday, September 27, at 12:00 noon  when Southern Methodist University bookstore hosts a book-signing with Chef Adán Medrano, author of “Truly Texas Mexican: A Native Culinary Heritage In Recipes.” The cookbook features 100 kitchen-tested recipes, but it is also the culinary history of the indigenous people of Texas. According to the book, the cuisine has a 10,000-year history. Over thousands of years, Native Americans in what is now Texas passed down their

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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Bienvenido a JM Communications We combine food and media because they exist together naturally in our lives.  We believe that Local and Seasonal applies to both. We are in Houston, Texas T: 713-524-1628 F: 713-524-1648 Email: cholmes@jmcommunications.com   We are a media & food production and research group with a focus on the cultural and social issues surrounding food and cooking in people's lives. Cooking food is essential to our work.  In our test kitchen we create specialized dishes and also cater for special occasions.         Our three main