Gourmet Gringo Traditional Mexican Cooking - 223 pages - $14.95 USD
This is a good book to check out if you need more than just recipes. At the start of the book is a preface, then an introduction to Gringo-Mex. Then a lengthy section of instruction called cooking Mexican. This covers topics like tortillas, explaining all the different ways a tortilla can be prepared to make tacos, flautas, quesadillas, burritos, chimichangas, and more. Also here is a long and detailed explanation of hot chile peppers. All the different types, names, hotness, handling instructions, etc. An explanation of the 2 words chili and chile. And further instruction on the topics of tortillas, cheeses, and limes.
As far as the recipes the books recipes are categorized into these groups:
- Main dishes
The recipe book also includes a full glossary of Mexican cooking terms and an index.