The vegetarian table: Mexico

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Chronicle Books, Mar 1, 1995 - Cooking - 156 pages
Inspired by the increasing popularity of vegetarian fare and the vibrant taste sensations of Mexican cuisine, this second volume in The Vegetarian Table series offers a full range of tempting vegetarian appetizers, entr es, and desserts with a piquant flair. A delectable mosaic of culinary traditions joining the Old World and the Americas, the book's 80 recipes -- from a spicy Jicama and Watermelon Salsa to classic Chiles con queso, savory Red Enchiladas, and tasty Dessert Empanadas with Apple and Pecan Filling -- provide the perfect opportunity to indulge the vegetarian palate. With over 30 gorgeous, full-color photographs and a glossary of special ingredients, this unique and accessible cookbook makes it easier than ever to add a Mexican accent to any table.

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Victoria Wise, alumnus of the Chez Panisse restaurant and co-founder of Oakland's Good & Plenty Cafe, is a co-author of The Well-Filled Microwave Cookbook and Good & Plenty: America's New Home Cooking. Victoria also compiled and wrote the Smith & Hawken Gardeners' Community Cookbook. She lives in Oakland, CA.

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