This is a vibrant cuisine: the traditions, ingredients and over 150 recipes. Bursting with over 150 authentic Mexican recipes, it features over 750 full-colour photographs, with every recipe pictured in step-by-step instructions. It is a fully illustrated introduction to the food and culinary traditions of Mexico, including a guide to cooking equipment and special techniques. It includes detailed information on all the authentic ingredients, from chillies to chocolate, and tequila to tomatoes - all which are illustrated with colour photographs. The recipes are attractive to serve and delicious to eat, but essentially simple to cook, with no great skill needed to reproduce the most exotic of dishes. Mexican food is one of the most popular cuisines for the home cook, and this enticing, colourful book contains the very best traditional recipes, from spicy southern specialties to flavourful fast-foods like Chilli and Cheese-stuffed Quesadillas. This collection is filled with over 150 mouth-watering recipes, all with clear step-by-step photographs and glorious pictures of every finished dish. Along with its fascinating introduction, peppered with facts about the history of Mexican cuisine and information on all the authentic ingredients from chillies to chocolate, this book is an essential guide to this fiery and flavourful cuisine.