By Edson Diaz-Fuentes
Selected for Jamie Oliver's Cookbook Club
Divided into chapters by time of day, in Ciudad de México, chef Edson Diaz-Fuentes takes the reader on a whirlwind tour of one of the most diverse cuisines in the world, explored through the vibrant and bustling Mexico City.
Inspired by the culinary highlights of his childhood, Ciudad de México features favourites such as Huevos Motuleños, Tacos de Pescado Estilo Baja, Pambazos, and Oxtail Mole de Olla, accompanied by an array of cocktails including Margaritas de Jamaica and Mezcal Sours.
With a dedicated section to marinades, rubs, and salsas, Ciudad de México contains everything you need to bring a touch of Mexican flavour to everyday dishes, such as Edson's Beetroot and Pasilla Mixe Ketchup.
Designed for the home cook, Edson's handy substitution guides allow you to capture the essence of Mexican cooking with readily available ingredients, so it won't matter if you're short a tomatillo or two.
A book evoking the flavour and soul of Mexican hospitality, Ciudad de México unveils the complexities of the cuisine and the rich food culture that unites this sprawling metropolis. Tied together with stunning location photography, this book is a must-have for any home cook and culinary explorer.
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