Sweet, inviting treats from the town of Tex-Mex and spice. Influenced by Spanish and Mexican flavors, the cuisine of San Antonio is sensational and simple-Latin food with a sure Texas twist. This collection of the best desserts from the city's favorite restaurants includes Warm Cajeta Apple Crisp, Ruby-Red Grapefruit Tart, Banana Cheesecake Brule', Candied Jalapenos, and dozens of other chocolaty, spicy, fruity, and fresh dishes. Featured restaurants include Rosario's, Azuca Nuevo Latino, the Colonial Room at the Menger Hotel, El Paradiso, and El Siete Mares.
About the Author
Helen Thompson was the city editor for Metropolitan Home magazine. She has also worked for TRIBEZA magazine in Austin, Texas, and Texas Monthly. She is the author of Dallas Classic Desserts and The Big Texas Steakhouse Cookbook, both available from Pelican. She resides in Austin, Texas.
Robert M. Peacock, a well-known Dallas photographer, is recognized for being able to capture the beauty and appeal of food for top cookbooks and magazines. His work has appeared in numerous magazines and books, including Pelican’s Dallas Classic Desserts and The Big Texas Steakhouse Cookbook. He is thrilled to call Dallas, Texas, home.
Janice Shay, owner of the book-packaging company Pinafore Press, is an award-winning book designer who has produced cookbooks and art, garden, gift, and children’s books. For her efforts in design, Shay received the Comstock Award and the Jane Addams Peace Prize for Children’s Literature. She is the vice-president of the Publishers Association of the South and has served as an art director for magazines such as Rodale’s Scuba Diving and Atlanta Magazine. Shay lives in Savannah, Georgia.