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Celebraciones mexicanas : history, traditions, and recipes / Andrea Lawson Gray and Adriana Almazǹ Lahl.

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Macon County Public Library 641.5972 G (Text) 39493107647457 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780759122819
  • ISBN: 9780759122826
  • Physical Description: xl, 369 pages : illustrations (mostly color) ; 27 cm.
  • Publisher: Lanham : AltaMira Press, [2013]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Mexican food history -- Basic recipes for Mexican cooking -- Salsa recipes -- Salsa pairings -- Holidays and festivals -- Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe / Da̕ de la virgen de Guadalupe (December 12) -- Las posadas (December 16-24) ; Christmas Eve / Noche buena (December 24) -- Christmas / Navidad (December 25) ; New Year's Eve / Fin de aǫ (December 31) -- Three kings' day / Da̕ de los reyes magos (January 6) -- The feast of San Antonio Abad (January 17) -- Candlemas / Da̕ de la candelaria (February 2) -- Benito Juarez day (March 21) -- Carnival / Carnaval (day[s] before Ash Wednesday) -- Lent / Cuaresma (Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday) ; Holy week / Semana santa (Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday) -- Children's day / Da̕ del niǫ (April 30) ; Day of the holy cross / Da̕ de la santa cruz (May 3) ; Cinco de Mayo (May 5) -- Mother's day / Da̕ de la madre (May 10) -- Corpus Christi day / Da̕ del Corpus Christi (sixty days after Easter Sunday) -- Independence day / Da̕ del grito (September 15-16) ; Day of the dead / Da̕ de los muertos (October 30 to November 2) -- Day of the Mexican revolution / Da̕ de la revolucin̤ (November 20) -- Rites of passage, family celebrations, and events -- Quinceaęras --Weddings / Bodas ; Baptisms / Bautizos ; First communions and confirmations / Primera comunin̤es y confirmaciones -- Funerals / Funerales.
Summary, etc.:
"... the first book to bring the richness and authenticity of the foods of Mexico's main holidays and celebrations to the American home cook. This cultural cookbook offers insight into the traditional Mexican holidays that punctuate Mexican life and provides more than 200 original recipes to add to our Mexican food repertoire. The authors first discuss Mexican eating customs and then cover 25 holidays and festivals throughout the year, from the day of the Virgin of Guadalupe, Carnaval, Cinco de Mayo, to the Day of the Revolution, with family celebrations for rites of passage, too. Each holiday/festival includes historical background and cultural and food information. The lavishly illustrated book is appropriate for those seeking basic knowledge of Mexican cooking and customs as well as aficionados of Mexican cuisine"--From publisher description.
Subject: Cooking, Mexican.
Fasts and feasts > Mexico.
Mexico > Social life and customs.
Genre: Cookbooks.

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