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Fiesta Salsa

South American Jalapeno-Parsley Salsa

Orange-Onion Salsa

Salsa Verde


Well-Grilled Guacamole

Pan-Grilled Chili Strips

Deviled Peanuts and Coconut


Carne Asada Genghis Kahn

Pork and Corn Meatballs

Zesty Ground Lamb

Thai-Style Shrimp

Scallops with Sauce Belize

Black Beans with Mangoes and Fried Lemons


Sweet Banana Tacos

La Bamba Flautas

Coffee Ice Cream Tostada Sundae

Plus how to make your own corn tortillas, flour tortillas, and hominy tortillas. Includes side salads, menus, and tortilla party etiquette. Quesadillas, Burritos, Chimichangas, and the Big Enchilada. Tortilla passion from around the world.

Like a blank canvas but much tastier, the ubiquitous corn or flour tortilla is the perfect vehicle for every sort of food. A passionate feast of tacos--as well as burritos, tostadas, quesadillas, chimichangas, and the big enchilada (Red or Green Chicken)--here are over 200 recipes for well-filled tortillas. Illustrations throughout.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780894803642
  • Publisher: Workman Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/28/1990
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 536,429
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 8.06 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

Susanna Hoffman was a co-owner, sous chef, and maître d’ of Chez Panisse, where she met Victoria Wise. She is the author, most recently, of The Olive and the Caper, and lives in Telluride, Colorado.

Victoria Wise was the first chef at Chez Panisse and went on to become chef/owner of Berkeley’s Pig-by-the-Tail and co-owner with Susanna Hoffman of Oakland’s Good & Plenty Café. Her most recent Workman book was The Smith & Hawken Gardeners’ Community Cookbook. She lives in Oakland, California.

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Table of Contents

Why We Dote on Well-Filled Tortillas

The Larder



Tortillas: Little Cakes Become Edible Platters

Preparing Tortillas for Filling

Tortilla Tips

Corn Tortillas

Flour Tortillas

Hominy Tortillas

Tortilla Chips


Starting at the Top




The Heart of the Matter



Lamb and Goat






Potatoes, Beans, and Vegetables





Cool Downs


Dessert Tacos and Tostada Sundaes

Party Menus


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