Although San Antonio is known for many sights and attractions, it is the amazingly unique cuisine that sets the city apart. Considered the Tex-Mex capital of the world, San Antonio is a festive place filled with the lingering aromas of spicy ingredients and a talent for fun. Commencing with a short tour of the city, Chadwick gives an overview of popular attractions in the area, including common festivals and local traditions. With the help of residents, media, and popular Southwestern restaurants, the book provides an impressive compilation of savory recipes with San Antonio inspiration.
Whether searching for an authentic Tex-Mex beverage, breakfast, or seafood recipe Foods and Flavors of San Antonio is sure to deliver all the excitement a meal has to offer. Overflowing with zesty seasonings like chili powder, cumin, and cilantro, mouth-watering concoctions such as Chicken Chipotle Enchiladas, Cilantro Shrimp, or Spicy Tamale Pie are hard to resist. Follow the entree with creative twists on traditional desserts in the form of a Chocolate-Kahlua Flan or Mexican Brownies. With easy-to-follow instructions, beginner and experienced cooks alike will have no trouble re-creating these appetizing meal ideas. Perfect for any San Antonio native or visitor, this cookbook displays the best of the city's food and fascinating sights.