Authentic Recipes from Santa Fe

Nestled at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Santa Fe has the spirit of the Native American, Spanish, Mexican and Anglo-American settlers who built it-and an exciting cuisine to match. Some of today's hottest Santa Fe chefs are incorporating the region's staple ingredients-rice, beans, squash and chiles-into mouthwatering new dishes. Authentic Recipes from Santa Fe offers the best of New Mexico's traditional dishes and a sampling of today's cooking innovations. Introductory essays provide the historical and geographical context of the cuisine, and glossaries of unusual ingredients, along with illustrated how-to sections, are included.