Since 1979, Los Barrios restaurant in San Antonio, Texas-the heart of Tex-Mex cuisine-has been serving up casero, or home-style, cooking that has charmed food critics and earned an impressive following. Founded with a small investment and a lot of spirit, Los Barrios built its reputation on the authenticity of its cuisine. The Los Barrios Family Cookbook offers these reputation-making recipes-from simple but impressive traditional Mex-ican dishes, many of which have been handed down and perfected through the generations, to modern Tex-Mex favorites-to fans of Southwest cuisine across the country.
Included are recipes for Mexican essentials: Homemade Flour Tortillas, Tamales, and Pico de Gallo; Barrios family specialties, such as Mama Viola's Chicken Rice Soup and Acapulco-Style Ceviche; and the classics-Chiles Rellenos, Chalu-pas, and Enchiladas Verdes. All the recipes contain easy-to-find ingredients, and special cooking tips will help you prepare dishes at home that will be as delicious as those served in the restaurant. The Los Barrios Family Cookbook is a comprehensive and indispensable resource for food that explodes with flavor. ¡Buen provecho!
The Barrios family has been devoted to Tex-Mex cooking for many generations, and their popular San Antonio restaurant is celebrated for producing some of the best "casero" (home-style) cooking around. Here are recipes for Acapulco-style Ceviche, Chilaquiles Verdes, Tacos de Chorizos con Papa y Queso (Chorizo, Potato, and Cheese Tacos), Asado de Puerco (Pork Tips in Red Chile Sauce), Chicken and Spinach Enchiladas, a fabulous margarita, and much, much more!
- Cooking + Food + Wine
- Regional + Ethnic / Mexican
- June 1, 2002
- June 1, 2002
- Diana Barrios Trevino