Marcela Valladolid loves to entertain guests at her beautiful home in San Diego, and just as she did in Casa Marcela, this book captures the spirit of her hybrid Mexican-American upbringing in vibrant and mouthwatering recipes. Picadillo Lettuce Cups are topped with avocado and lime and make for perfect finger food; Spicy Chimichurri and Jalapeño-Cilantro Aioli are the perfect addition to a crudite platter; the classic panzanella salad is updated with tomatillos, panela cheese, and pork rinds; and vegetarian options include Chickpea Ceviche Tostadas and Sweet Potato Chipotle Hummus. Of course there are plenty of cocktails, too—Strawberry Basil Cardamom Margaritas, a Mexican-inspired Old-fashioned, Orange Cinnamon Sour, and the Kalimotxo, a red wine and Mexican Coke sangria.
|Publisher:||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|
|Product dimensions:||7.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.75(d)|
About the Author
MARCELA VALLADOLID is a longtime Food Network host, first for five seasons of her own show, Mexican Made Easy, then co-host of the Emmy-nominated The Kitchen. She is now a judge on Best Baker in America.