Sylvia Casares, The Enchilada Queen Cookbook

Sylvia Casares

The Enchilada Queen Cookbook

Saturday, November 19th 2016

11:00-1:00 pm


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


Event date: 
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Event address: 
306 Pearl Parkway
Suite 106
San Antonio, TX 78215
The Enchilada Queen Cookbook: Enchiladas, Fajitas, Tamales, and More Classic Recipes from Texas-Mexico Border Kitchens Cover Image
By Sylvia Casares, Oscar Casares (Contributions by), Dotty Griffith
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ISBN: 9781250082916
Availability: Special Order
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - November 1st, 2016

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