Come join us to meet Lesley Téllez - author, food blogger and owner of Eat Mexico - a culinary tour operated in Mexico City that focuses exclusively on street food, markets and fondas. We'll have tasty treats from her new cookbook for you to taste and delicious Mexican cocktails for you to sample as you meet and greet with the author!About the Book: EAT MEXICO is much more than a culinary travelogue. Lesley dishes out solid, practical Mexican cooking advice, offering tips on what makes a great salsa, how to nixtamalize your own corn, how to properly fold tamales and tlacoyos, how to make an extraordinary pot of beans, and even how to line a basket for tacos de canasta.
This book will be savored for years by anyone who enjoys the rush and excitement of the big city, and likes to use food as a lens to explore a foreign culture.
About the Author: Lesley Téllez is a writer, home cook and culinary guide living in New York City. In 2010 she co-founded the tourism company Eat Mexico, which offers street food and market tours in Mexico City and Puebla. She still runs Eat Mexico today, with frequent trips to Mexico's Distrito Federal.
“Reading through Lesley’s evocative Eat Mexico I could smell the crisping chicharrón, the pots of herbaceous green mole, the toasty corn masa crisping on the comal. This is a delicious work of tender, first-hand exploration…you’ll be immediately drawn into a world of honest, irresistible flavors.”
DATE: June 25th, 2015
COST: $5 Entry fee or free with purchase of book