The Food of Texas: Authentic Recipes from the Lone Star State (Periplus World of Cooking Series) by Caroline Stuart, PDF Book 9625935347

March 24, 2018

The Food of Texas: Authentic Recipes from the Lone Star State (Periplus World of Cooking Series)

Features over seventy recipes such as huevos rancheros, pork asado, 1000 spice fried quail, butter pecan ice cream, and rack of venison, that are native to Texas.


“A lovely book” — Austin American Statesman”Caroline Stuart gathered recipes from all the bright stars of Texas’ culinary world.” — Culinary Thymes”Outstandingly vivid color photos introduce the reader to local cooks and characters, as well as to platefuls of food.” — Associated Press”Stuart’s book captures the vastness of Texas and its ethnic cuisine.” — Gourmet Retailer”The colorfully illustrated volume includes 95 recipes from North Texas, the Gulf, the Rio Grande and everywhere in between.” — Houston Chronicle”The perfect holiday gift” — San Antonio Express-News”The scope from this small library of books transcends the size of its volumes.” — Gourmet Magazine”Top Texas chefs…all contribute fine recipes to this book which combines the new and the old.” — Fiery Foods & Barbecue Business

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About the Author

Caroline Stuart was instrumental in the founding of The James Beard Foundation, along with culinary luminaries such as Julia Child and Peter Kump. She worked in New York as the assistant to James Beard himself, and is today The James Beard Foundation’s vice-president and scholarship director. Along with catering and teaching, Caroline has been a restaurant reviewer for Hudson Valley Magazine, and continues to write about food. She is the author of The Food of Miami.

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This cookbook well represents the food we eat in Texas, from simple fajitas to more complicated dishes. The recipes are authentic, the book is colorful copy with beautiful photos and is a nice gift. Today I sent a copy with Houston friends headed for Istanbul to take to Turkish friends who have visited Houston often through the years. The book will be a hit! Many of the recipes I grew up with such as fajitas with nopales, chili, huevos rancheros, chicken fried steak, chocolate pecan pie (desserts and fried food in moderation of course)are in this cookbook. The best chefs is Houston, Dallas, Austin and San Antonio have recipes in this cookbook. Our Texas cooking includes food from all over the world. I have had The Foods of Texas for several years and I use it often although I know many of the recipes from memory from frequent use. If you only have one Texas cookbook, this one is the one.



  • Title: The Food of Texas: Authentic Recipes from the Lone Star State (Periplus World of Cooking Series)
  • Autor: Caroline Stuart
  • Publisher (Publication Date): Tuttle Pub (August 1, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: | 9625935347
  • ISBN-13: | 978-9625935348
  • Download File Format: EPUB, PDF

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