Error title
Some error text about your books and stuff.
Close
The Food and Life of Oaxaca Traditional Recipes from Mexico's Heart cover
  • ISBN: 9780028603506
  • ISBN10: 0028603508

The Food and Life of Oaxaca Traditional Recipes from Mexico's Heart

by Zarela Martinez

  • List Price: $35.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publish date: 12/01/1997
used Add to Cart $26.95
You save: 23%
Marketplace Item
new Add to Cart $38.71
Marketplace Item
Description
Oaxaca state is one of the most fascinating regions of Mexico. Located among the mountains of the southwest, it is a land of dramatic beauty, delicious food, and rich culture. It is the most biologically and culturally diverse region in the country -- home to the broadest range of indigenous people, including the Zapotec and Mixtec Indians. Its history has had a profound effect of the food of the region, which is as diverse as its inhabitants. The strong regional identity of Oaxaca has struck a chord with savvy travelers and diners. It is an increasingly popular tourist destination whose unique beauty has recently been featured in Saveur magazine, among other influential publications.<P>Food is inextricably tied to daily religious rituals and celebrations. The Food and Life of Oaxaca captures this interrelationship by offering traditional recipes from the major celebrations, the most colorful of which is the Day of the Dead. In addition to special festival fare, there are enticing recipes for everyday that include such favorites as Potato-Cheese Fritters, Pickled Vegetables -- a distinctive regional treat -- Chicken in Almond Sauce, and Bunuelos. And there are recipes for sublime moles. These sauce-based dishes are typical of Oaxaca, which is fondly called "land of the seven moles". Beautiful black and white photographs of the food and people of Oaxaca capture the vibrant spirit and venerable traditions of this alluring region of Mexico.
Expand description
Seller Condition Comments Price  
P-Town Book Sales

Location: Petaluma, CA
Very Good
Shipping Icon
0028603508 Book is very clean. Crisp pages. Tight binding. Light shelf wear on dust jacket.
$26.95
Media Neat

Location: Buffalo Grove, IL
Good
Shipping Icon
Very Good book, has some underlining inside. We Ship Every Day! Free Tracking Number Included! International Buyers Are Welcome! Satisfaction Guaranteed!
$31.11
Media Neat

Location: Buffalo Grove, IL
New
Shipping Icon
Brand New, Gift conditionWe Ship Every Day! Free Tracking Number Included! International Buyers Are Welcome! Satisfaction Guaranteed!
$38.71
bacobooks

Location: Garden Grove, CA
Like New
Shipping Icon
$39.36
One Stop Shop Bookstore

Location: Memphis, TN
Good
Shipping Icon
$52.40
Found Books

Location: AUSTIN, TX
Good
0028603508.
$54.00
Ables Bookstore

Location: chattanooga, TN
Good
Shipping Icon
$62.12
Book Panther

Location: Wellington, FL
New
0028603508 New Condition.
$90.00