For more than two decades, customers have lined up outside the doors of west coast chef Isabel Cruz’s three popular restaurants. Cruz, who is known for her innovative and healthy twist on traditional Latin fare, balances her ingredients to cook the delicious food that she, her family, and her restaurant patrons love. This book is full of simple, easy-to-make recipes with the Latin flavors you’ll love producing in your own kitchen.
Some recipes included are:
- Three Piggies Tacos (carnitas, bacon, and chicharrón)
- Crispy Tofu with Cilantro Lime Sauce and Mango Salsa
- Salmon with Papaya-Mango-Mint-Salsa
- Char-Grilled Rack of Lamb with Cinnamon and Cumin
- Green Chile Posole with Pork
- And many more!
By creatively blending Latin and Asian cuisine Cruz creates flavorful and health-conscious meals. In The Latin Table, Cruz shares her signature recipes and award-winning cocktails from her restaurants, teaching home chefs how to easily prepare flavorful Latin meals at home.
SubtitleEasy, Flavorful Recipes from Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Beyond
AuthorBy Isabel Cruz, By (photographer) Jamie Fritsch
Published3 April 2018
Dimensions7.50 x 9.50in.
About the author
Isabel Cruz is the chef/proprietor of three West Coast restaurants and the owner of Stargazer Farm near Portland, Oregon. A pioneer of Latin fusion cuisine and Latin food with a healthy twist, her debut cookbook was one of the New York Times’ Top Cookbooks of the Year and was included in Food & Wine’s Best Of, Volume 8. She resides in San Diego, California.
Jamie Fritsch specializes in food and lifestyle photography in western and Baja, California. His work has appeared in Eater, Modern Farmer, Zagat, and more. He resides in San Diego, California.