Frutas y Verduras
A Fresh Food Lover's Guide to Mexico
This book can be downloaded and read in iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.
The cuisine of Mexico is as rich and diverse as it is largely because of the variety of plant foods that are cherished and preserved by its people. 'Frutas y Verduras' means, in English, simply: 'Fruits and Vegetables' and this is guide is all about helping you discover ingredients from around the country. From ‘Aguacate to Zapote Negro’, with this handy guide loaded onto your tablet or reader, you'll have a wealth of information to refer to when you shop the mercados or encounter street-side vendors. Colorful slide shows make identification easy. Once you know what you're looking at, learn what to do with it:
• When it's ripe.
• What it tastes like.
• How to pronounce it (audio)
• How to prepare it – prep notes, and simple recipes
• Which nutrients it's valuable for, and any cautions for those with health issues.
...and much more!
Stroll Mexico's market stalls with confidence, with English-language knowledge at your fingertips. Using its visual table of contents, you can identify those un-labelled fruits or vegetables. Audio pronunciation for each food helps you ask for it by name. Use this enhanced interactive eBook to help you to choose, prepare and enjoy the freshest of Mexico’s flavors!