For the past 25 years, the Santa Fe School of Cooking has been singing the praises of New Mexican cuisine. Through classes, guests chefs, restaurant tours and special events, the institution amassed an incredible collection of traditional recipes which are now available in the newly released cookbook Celebrating the Foods of New Mexico.
Author Susan D. Curtis, who runs the cooking school along with her daughter Nicole Curtis Ammerman, offers readers an exciting journey through the bold flavors of the Southwest. In her fifth cookbook you'll find more than 100 mouthwatering recipes for staples like tortillas, enchiladas and salsas but also new takes on classic recipes.
Must-try dishes recipes include Poblano Chilies with Caramelized Onion and and Monterrey Jack Mashed Potatoes, Smoked Trout and Roasted Green Chile Quesadillas, Green Chile Mac & Cheese, Saffron-Poached Pears with Caramel Sauce and Biscochitos. There's also a chapter on favorite New Mexican desserts.
If you love the flavors of the Southwest and would like to discover New Mexican foods, this is the cookbook for you. Get your own copy of Celebrating the Foods of New Mexico on Amazon.