Oaxaca: Home Cooking from the Heart of Mexico
Written by: Bricia Lopez
“Bricia and her family are true culinary ambassadors, sharing the ingredients, the stories, and the flavors of her native Oaxaca. . . . Now we all get the chance to hear the stories and taste the food that makes Oaxaca one of the best places to eat on Earth.”
―José Andrés, chef, entrepreneur, philanthropist
Oaxaca is the culinary heart of Mexico, and since opening its doors in 1994, Guelaguetza has been the center of life for the Oaxacan community in Los Angeles.
The first true introduction to Oaxacan cuisine by a native family, each dish articulates their story, from Oaxaca to the streets of Los Angeles and beyond. Showcasing the “soul food” of Mexico, Oaxaca offers 140 authentic, yet accessible recipes using some of the purest pre-Hispanic and indigenous ingredients available. Chapters include:
- The Staples of Oaxaca
- Antojitos Oaxaquenos (Tamales and Finger Foods)
- Sopas y Caldos (Soups)
- Our Moles
- Family Meals
- Mezcal Cocktails, Aguas Frescas, and Our Michelada
- And more!
Dimensions: 9 x 1.2 x 10.85 inches