The Enchilada Queen Cookbook
Saturday, November 19th 2016
About Sylvia Casares: SYLVIA CASARES is the “Sylvia” in Sylvia’s Enchilada Kitchen. A former food scientist, she opened her first restaurant in Houston twenty years ago. When Texas magazine anointed Casares “The Queen of Tex-Mex Cuisine,” she was positioned as the cuisine's official spokesperson. She was recently selected by USA Today as one of the “Top 10 Great Mexican Restaurants” in the USA, and was selected by Texas Monthly as one of the Top 50 Tex-Mex restaurants in Texas.
About The Enchilada Queen Cookbook: In THE ENCHILADA QUEEN COOKBOOK, Sylvia shares 80 recipes for enchiladas, fajitas and classic side dishes based on the ones that madres and abuelas have passed down from one generation to the next in the border towns along the Rio Grande.
Readers will learn how to make her Holy Trinity spice paste, and simple, as well as flavor-changing tricks like using key shortcuts, such as chicken bouillon, in some dishes. Sylvia also includes her tortilla-changing Texas Two-Step marinating technique, to flavor and soften corn tortillas. With recipes for 14 key sauces, home cooks can make unbelievably delicious Tex-Mex dishes for either a family or a crowd, including:
Slow-Fried Pork Enchiladas with Salsa Hidalgo Roja
Squash and Corn Enchiladas with Salsa Espanola
Ceviche a la Veracruz
Pork or Chicken Tamales
Roasted Poblanos in Crema
Enchilada Queen Chocolate Tres Leches Cake