Cantina - The Best of Casual Mexican Cooking

Cantina Cookbook Best of Casual Mexican Cooking is a cookbook by two of our favorite chefs, Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken. These two are simply brilliant and always develop innovative dishes. Here you'll find over 50 Mexican recipes for favorites like guacamole, tortilla soup, and more. 


Format: Hardcover with dust jacket, 128 pages. 

Copyright: 1996 

Publisher: Sunset Publishing Company 

Author: Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken 

ISBN: 9780376020390

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Description: In Mexico, cantina cooking is a part of everyday life. From makeshift stalls in the public marketplace to thatch-roofed seaside restaurants to big-city establishments catering to the lunchtime throng, cantina cooks routinely offer up steaming platters of casual Mexican fare throughout the day and into the night. 

In Cantina, chefs Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken, noted experts on the Mexican kitchen, celebrate the best of that nations casual cooking. They offer their own authoritative versions of popular dishes from the Yucatan to the Rio Grande, from the Sea of Cortez to the Gulf of Mexico. You'll find more than 50 intriguing recipes for such favorite dishes as Guacamole, Sea Bass Ceviche, Tortilla Soup, Turkey Black Bean Chili, Green Gazpacho, Grilled Beef Tacos, Grilled Shrimp with Mango Salsa, Grilled Citrus-Marinated Chicken Breast, Vegetable Enchiladas, Chiles Rellenos, Vanilla Caramel Flan, Creamy Lime Pie and Kahlua Chocolate Bread Pudding. Each easy-to-follow recipe is accompanied by a beautiful full-page color photograph. 

Cantina begins with a lively introduction that traces the history of casual dining in Mexico back to the nation's early cultures and first European settlers, as well as offers practical advice for recreating the cantina experience in your own home. An illustrated glossary discusses traditional ingredients and simple techniques to help you make your cantina meal an authentic one. 


Condition: Dust jacket has a small tear. Further good condition. 

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