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If you love having friends and family round for dinner or simply rustling up fresh, fast food, Mexican cooking is fun, fantastic and full of flavour. One of its brightest stars, Wahaca chef and food writer Thomasina Miers shares the recipes she has gathered since she first fell in love with the country aged 18, reinventing the classics with accessible ingredients to demonstrate how exciting and delicious traditional Mexican food can be.

Whether you’re looking for street snacks full of punch, rich, hearty stews, or sensational, spicy wraps, Thomasina’s Mexican Food Made Simple is bursting with recipes you’ll want to eat and share: soft corn tacos and tostados; little cheesy things (quesadillas); a great Mexican chille con carne; Grilled Seabass or succulent Lamb Chops with homemade salsas and tortilla chips; and to finish churros with chocolate sauce.

The book features vibrant food photography throughout, and step-by-step guides to folding the perfect burrito, eating a taco (no knives and forks allowed), making a sizzling table salsa, and much more. And with Thomasina’s guide to the world’s hottest chillies, ingenious cheats, and helpful menu planner, Mexican Food Made Simple has everything you need to put together a fantastic Mexican feast at home.

Reviews

'Mexican food is one of the world's great cuisines and there is no one I'd rather read on the subject than Tommi. I love her writing and the recipes in this book are wonderful too'
Tom Parker Bowles, <i>Market Kitchen</i>
'When I read this book I wanted to cook from it immediately ... then jump on a plane to Oaxhaca. Colourful and inviting, full of scrummy-looking and achievable recipes, it's for anyone who likes their food vibrant, healthy and ballsy...just like the author!'
Allegra McEvedy
'A world away from Tex-Mex sizzling fajitas with cheesy nachos, Thomasina Miers, former MasterChef champ and Wahaca restaurant founder, is bringing a large slice of genuine Mexico to the mainstream'
<i>Delicious</i>
Perfect for summer, this book from the MasterChef 2005 winner is full of easy flavourful recipes.
<i>BBC Good Food Magazine</i>
A great introduction to the breadth of real Mexican cooking, which goes way beyond the Tex-Mex cliches.
<i>Delicious</i>