Tu Casa Mi Casa
Mexican Recipes for the Home Cook (Signed Edition)
Hand-signed by Enrique Olvera - Learn authentic Mexican cooking from the internationally celebrated chef Enrique Olvera (featured in the Netflix documentary series Chef's Table) in his first home-cooking book
Enrique Olvera is a leading talent on the gastronomic stage, reinventing the cuisine of his native Mexico to global acclaim - yet his true passion is Mexican home cooking.
In Tu Casa Mi Casa he shares 100 of the recipes close to his heart - the core collection of basic Mexican dishes - and encourages readers everywhere to incorporate traditional and contemporary Mexican tastes and ingredients into their recipe repertoire, no matter how far they live from Mexico.
This book includes more than 100 sumptuous photographs of finished food and ingredients, including step-by-step photos to add ultimate clarity to the basics chapter.
These authentic home-cooked recipes are beloved throughout Mexico and beyond - a genuine taste of the country and its traditional cuisine.
Peter Meehan, award-winning food writer, Los Angeles Times editor, former New York Times food critic, and co-founder of Lucky Peach has written the foreword.
Praise For Tu Casa Mi Casa: Mexican Recipes for the Home Cook (Signed Edition)…
"An ode to the kitchens of his homeland, the book teaches readers how to incorporate traditional and contemporary Mexican ingredients into their recipe repertoire, no matter where they live."—Epicurious
"With the hand of an exceptional photographer, Olvera leads us through every corner of Mexico where the most remarkable recipes are formed."—L'Officiel Mexico
"We've made it [Chicken Tinga] and it really is very easy."—London On The Inside
"Enrique Olvera's new cookbook is... An homage to good Mexican home cooking... If you're looking to incorporate traditional and contemporary Mexican flavors into your regular recipe repertoire, this is the cookbook for you."—Eater, Best New Cookbooks for Spring
"Tu Casa Mi Casa encourages readers everywhere to incorporate traditional and contemporary Mexican tastes and ingredients into their recipe repertoire, no matter how far they live from Mexico."—Edible Hawaiian Islands
"...An ode to his homeland."—Food & Wine Online
"Tu Casa Mi Casa offers home cooking with the eye of a restaurant chef; clear, straightforward instruction with lessons peppered throughout."—The Globe and Mail
"Olvera and co. focus on recipes for the foundations of Mexican cooking... with bright and simple photos of each to guide you along the way."—Grub Street
"A salute to classic home cooking from [Olvera's] native Mexico."—Independent online
"Chef Enrique Olvera may be a world-leading chef - reinventing dishes from his native Mexico to an international scale, but his ultimate calling is Mexican home cooking... [The book] offers an appreciation of a cuisine that has traditional roots combined with a contemporary outlook."—Wallpaper* Online
"...The cookbook that's got all the genius of Olvera's signature cooking but [is] optimized for... the home cook."—Bon Appetit, The 16 Spring Cookbooks Our Team Loves
"If we can't have him standing at our stove making tortillas, this is the next best thing."—PureWow
"...Filled with 100 accessible recipes that will help you learn the building block techniques and ingredients in Mexican cuisine."—Robb Report
"...A trip deep into Mexico and its colourful ingredients and vibrant flavours."—Vancouver Sun
"Author Enrique Olvera is a revered Mexian chef and restauranteur, but this recipe collection is all about traditional Mexican home-cooking - and the dishes are stunning, as well as [mostly] easy to prepare. Plenty of background about ingredients, regional dishes and food history too."—Delicious magazine
"Bring the complex flavours of Mexican cooking into your kitchen."—Foodism online
"...In his latest cookbook, he is the voice whispering encouragements as you make tamales, chilaquiles and chicken tinga at home."—New York Times
"Enrique Olvera... is the voice whispering encouragements as you make tamales, chilaquiles and chicken tinga at home."—The New York Times
"From tacos, tortillas and tamales to chipotle chilli and chocolate mole - a new cookbook will make you go loco for Latin American food."—The Sunday Times (Ireland)
"Bring the heat to your next dinner party..."—Wanderlust
"In his second English-language book, Tu Casa Mi Casa, Olvera explores the foundation of all that he does: Mexican home cooking."—National Post
"It covers everything... A fiesta for the senses."—The Lady
"Chef Enrique Olvera Celebrates Simple Pleasures of Mexican Cuisine in Tu Casa Mi Casa."—NPR All Things Considered
Phaidon Press, 9780714879789
Publication Date: March 27, 2019
About the Author
Enrique Olvera opened Pujol in Mexico City in 2000. His awards include: White Guide Global Gastronomy Award; Latin America's 50 Best Restaurants (#4); World's 50 Best Restaurants (#13, 25); and Diners Club Lifetime Achievement Award Latin America. He runs three outposts of Eno, a casual eatery in Mexico City; Criollo in Oaxaca; Cosme in New York and soon Los Angeles; and Atla in New York.