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Mexican cookbook from a Mexican Julia Child or Marcella Hazan?

CaptCrunch | Jul 27, 201609:35 PM


I see Mexican cook over the horizon and my mind is going in a thousand different directions. I need to focus and a cookbook might help a bit.

I've heard about Rick Bayless and Diane Kennedy but I must admit I was hoping for a Mexican author. We constantly hear that half the kitchens of america are staffed by Mexican labour so there's bound to be a Mexican Julia Child or Marcella Hazan out there. Why are everybody american or english on amazon (kindle is my preferred medium these days)?

Anybody know of an authentic Mexican cookbook coming from someone who was born in Mexico? I'm a bit weary of those american celebrity chefs and I'd rather read something from a 90 year old Mexican grandmother than from "The chef from the top 3 Mexican restaurant in america". I'm not looking for New York's elites favourite Mexican dish, I'm looking for a soulful approach and a narrative that can inspire me to try something new. A story that piques my curiosity.

Anybody came across something like that?

Thanks in advance!

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