Tacos, Quesadillas and Burritos

Author(s): Laura Washburn


If you think tacos are greasy, unhealthy fast food - think again. Tacos are so much more than minced beef and grated cheese in a crispy shell; they include fresh, tasty ingredients that are good for you. Tacos, burritos and quesadillas hail from Mexico and traditional recipes generally involve long-simmered meat or poultry, topped with crispy vegetables, wrapped or sealed in a soft flour or corn tortilla and served with a dollop of spicy salsa. It is street food par excellence and as the trend has grown, so have the options for fillings. This book offers a collection of recipes for taco, quesadilla and burrito fillings, with a good selection of contemporary twists to get you hooked on the taco-making and eating craze. Ideas for Tacos include Chipotle Chicken and Ancho Chilli-Roasted Butternut. More substantial Burritos include Chorizo, Bean and Pepper; or Chicken Mole. Quesadillas are perfect for sharing - try a Ham and Egg Breakfast Quesadilla. Also included are ideas for Sides & Salsas as, often, a taco is only as good as the extra bits you add to it, such as Guacamole, Tomatillo Salsa and Baja Slaw.


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Laura Washburn was born in Los Angeles, trained at the prestigious Paris cooking school, Ecole de Cuisine La Varenne and is now based in London. For Ryland Peters & Small, she has written The French Country Table, Home-cooked Comforts and Vegetarian Food for Kids.

General Fields

  • : 9781849752152
  • : Ryland, Peters & Small Ltd
  • : Ryland, Peters & Small Ltd
  • : March 2012
  • : 190mm X 190mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Laura Washburn
  • : Hardback
  • : 641.8
  • : 64
  • : col. Illustrations