Marcus Nilsson photo: Pozole Blanco from the cookbook “My Mexico City Kitchen: Recipes and Convictions”
This post is part of our Summer Cookbook Club series for August 2020 featuring My Mexico City Kitchen: Recipes and Convictions by Gabriela Cámara.
Like any cultural cuisine, Mexican food is vast, varied, and dynamic. Each house, neighborhood, community, and region has its version, and the modern Mexican recipes shared by restaurateur and cookbook author Gabriela Cámara are no different.
In both her cookbook and her restaurants, she celebrates local, sustainable agriculture. She believes the quality of the ingredients make the dish, but that understanding how to balance a dish will make it sing. She clearly states that her recipes and approach are not to be the definitive guide to Mexican food, but rather a guide. This is how she lives, eats…