Los Barrios family cookbook / Diana Barrios Treviño ; foreword by Emeril Lagasse.
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- ISBN: 9780307565969
- ISBN: 0307565963
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: New York : Villard, 
- Copyright: ©2002
Since 1979, Los Barrios restaurant in San Antonio, Texas'the heart of Tex-Mex cuisine'has been serving up casero, or home-style, cooking that has charmed food critics and earned an impressive following. Founded with a small investment and a lot of spirit, Los Barrios built its reputation on the authenticity of its cuisine. The Los Barrios Family Cookbook offers these reputation-making recipes'from simple but impressive traditional Mex-ican dishes, many of which have been handed down and perfected through the generations, to modern Tex-Mex favorites'to fans of Southwest cuisine across the country. Included are recipes for Mexican essentials: Homemade Flour Tortillas, Tamales, and Pico de Gallo; Barrios family specialties, such as Mama Viola's Chicken Rice Soup and Acapulco-Style Ceviche; and the classics'Chiles Rellenos, Chalu-pas, and Enchiladas Verdes. All the recipes contain easy-to-find ingredients, and special cooking tips will help you prepare dishes at home that will be as delicious as those served in the restaurant. The Los Barrios Family Cookbook is a comprehensive and indispensable resource for food that explodes with flavor. 'Buen provecho! From the Trade Paperback edition.
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