“Offers a treasury of unforgettable tastes.”
—Midwest Book Review
“This book can broaden your skills with cilantro, chorizo, Serrano and tomatillo ideas.”
—Port Arthur (TX) News
“Reads like an enthusiastic travel guide of the Alamo City.”
Although San Antonio is known for many sights and attractions, it is the amazingly unique cuisine that sets the city apart. Considered the Tex-Mex capital of the world, San Antonio is a festive place filled with the lingering aromas of spicy ingredients and a talent for fun. Chadwick gives an overview of popular attractions in the area, including common festivals and local traditions. With the help of residents, media, and popular Southwestern restaurants, the book provides an impressive compilation of savory recipes with San Antonio inspiration.
Whether searching for an authentic Tex-Mex beverage, breakfast, or seafood recipe Foods and Flavors of San Antonio is sure to deliver all the excitement a meal has to offer. Overflowing with zesty seasonings like chili powder, cumin, and cilantro, mouth-watering concoctions such as Chicken Chipotle Enchiladas, Cilantro Shrimp, or Spicy Tamale Pie are hard to resist. Follow the entrée with creative twists on traditional desserts in the form of a Chocolate-Kahlúa Flan or Mexican Brownies. With easy-to-follow instructions, beginner and experienced cooks alike will have no trouble re-creating these appetizing meal ideas. Perfect for any San Antonio native or visitor, this cookbook displays the best of the city’s food and fascinating sights.
About the Author
Gloria Chadwick, a Texas native and full-time writer for more than twenty years, provides a richly personal armchair tour of local attractions interspersed with Tex-Mex recipes in Food and Flavors of San Antonio. She is a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors and regularly conducts writing workshops for adults at local libraries and bookstores, where she provides advice on how to publish and promote cookbooks. Chadwick, of course, enjoys cooking and lives in San Antonio, Texas.
Foods and Flavors of San Antonio
By Gloria Chadwick
224 pp. 6 x 9