The Mexican Chile Pepper Cookbook: The Soul of Mexican Home Cooking
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University of New Mexico Press
April 15, 2022
6.5 X 9.9 X 0.65 inches | 1.6 pounds
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About the Author
Dave DeWitt is a food historian and one of the foremost authorities in the world on chile peppers, spices, and spicy foods. He has published more than fifty books, including Precious Cargo: How Foods from the Americas Changed the World, which won the IACP Award for Best Culinary History. DeWitt is also the producer of the National Fiery Foods & Barbecue Show in Albuquerque, New Mexico, as well as the founder of the Scovie Awards, which recognize the best fiery foods and barbecue products in the world.
José C. Marmolejo owned and operated Don Alfonso Foods, a specialty outfit of Mexican delicacies in Austin, Texas. He assisted in a PBS TV series production on fiery foods and appeared with Andrew Zimmern on Bizarre Foods. A native of Mexico, he has lived in the United States and in France, where he widened his appreciation of Mexican gastronomy. He now lives in Mexico City in a small house with a big, light-filled kitchen, where he hears the tamale and tortilla street vendors daily.