Gourmet Mexican Kitchen

Gourmet Mexican Kitchen

The Gourmet Mexican Kitchen by award-winning chef, and rising female entrepreneur in the culinary world, Shannon Bard includes more than 100 recipes for bold and memorable dishes. It begins with street food-inspired starters and light meals, and runs through chapters for meat and poultry, fish and seafood, soups, salads and sides, desserts and of course, entire chapters dedicated to salsas and guacamoles and margaritas. Packed with mouth-watering recipes, The Gourmet Mexican Kitchen features stand-out dishes including:

  • Rich, dark and complex moles found in Northern Mexico. Shannon’s take on the beloved Mole Poblano adds coriander and black peppercorns and transforms the traditional Pollo en Mole Poblano into an elegant dish with the substitution of roasted chicken for shredded.

  • The classic Taco de Langosta de Puerto Nuevo (Puerto Nuevo lobster taco) from the coastal region of Baja, where, Shannon utilizes Maine’s finest lobster and substitutes duck fat for lard.

  • Sopa Azteca (Chicken Tortilla Soup) where Shannon adds fire-roasted tomatoes and piquant ancho chile peppers for a spicy kick.

  • Sweet treats such as Bunuelos con Miel de Anis (Mexican fritters with citrus and anise-spiced honey) that take on a new life by adding citrus and replacing anise syrup with anise honey.

  • Mexico’s world famous Margarita where Shannon has dedicated an entire chapter to variations of the classic cocktail including: Margarita de sandia y habanero (Watermelon habanero margarita) and Margarita de pomelo (Ruby grapefruit margarita).