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Mexico from the Inside Out (Signed Edition)


Signed by Enrique Olvera. The debut book from Mexico's greatest chef, Enrique Olvera, pioneer of contemporary Mexican food and global gourmet influencer.


Enrique Olvera


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The debut book from Mexico's greatest chef, Enrique Olvera, pioneer of contemporary Mexican food and global gourmet influencer.

Olvera's restaurant Pujol was ranked best in Mexico and 16th best in the world at the World's 50 Best Restaurant Awards this year.

The book includes over 65 recipes, each beautifully photographed, from the sophisticated dishes served at Pujol to the more accessible casual dishes that Olvera enjoys with his family at home.

His restaurant Cosme, opened in 2014 in New York, and has built a considerable following among discerning foodies and has been much celebrated by critics, recently receiving a 3-star rave review in The New York Times.

More than 100 atmospheric photographs capture the vivid mosaic of the Mexican landscape while tip-in pages bring the reader up close to Enrique's vision and his philosophy around food.



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Format: Hardback
Size: 290 x 214 mm (11 3/8 x 8 3/8 in)
Pages: pp
Illustrations: 0 illustrations
ISBN: 9780714869568S

Enrique Olvera graduated from the Culinary Institute of America in 1999. In 2000, at the age of 24, he opened Pujol in Mexico City. Enrique is constantly exploring Mexico’s ingredients and culinary history, and is inspired by his early memories of food. Food & Wine named him one of the "10 Next Chef Superstars" and Star Chefs' International Congress named him in the "Top 10 International Figures in World Gastronomy." Enrique also owns three outposts of Eno, a casual eatery in Mexico City; Maiz de Mar in Playa de Carmen; and Cosme in New York. He is the founder and force behind Mesamerica, the annual international food symposium. He also publishes Boomerang, a Spanish-language culinary magazine. Enrique lives in Mexico City and New York.

"Coffee-table worthy... The flavors seem to leap off the page."
The Star Tribune

"Enrique Olvera [is] one of the most respected chefs not just in Mexico but also in the world... He achieved this by connecting with his country's food traditions: respecting the simplicity of street food while pushing culinary boundaries."
Bloomberg.com

"Olvera's book is worth owning—even if just for a look inside one of the more creative food-minds of our time."
Departures.com

"[Enrique Olvera's] new cookbook, Mexico from the Inside Out, mirrors his detail-obsessed, traditionally inspired, innovative style."
Vanity Fair

"Enrique Olvera is poised to change the way Americans think about Mexican food."
Vogue on Enrique Olvera

"There was Mexican food before Enrique Olvera, and Mexican food after Enrique Olvera."
—Ferran Adrià on Enrique Olvera, Vogue

"Pujol, even at 15 years old, is as hard to get into as Rapunzel's high tower."
—Tamar Adler, Vogue on Pujol

"What distinguishes Cosme from all - and from Rosa Mexicano and Dos Caminos in New York, or Frontera Grill and Topolobampo in Chicago, which lean toward fusion cuisine served by waiters obliged to make guacamole tableside - is Enrique's culinary credibility. Enrique isn't "inspired by" Mexican food. It is his soil and his roots."
—Tamar Adler, Vogue on Enrique Olvera

"Meet one of the best chefs in the world, and the person who least wants me to call him that."
—Andoni Aduriz on Enrique Olvera, Vogue

"Food is a way of communicating. I think a lot of modern chefs think that cooking is more an art form and about ideas. I don't."
—Enrique Olvera in Vogue

"Enrique's cooking is a beautiful and delicious interpretation of Mexico's rich culture and traditions. He is both an innovator and a purist: thinking globally, acting locally, and always honoring the farmers and the community that surround him."
—Alice Waters on Enrique Olvera

"Enrique Olvera's epic tome"
Bon Appétit

"A stunning volume, filled with vibrant photos... the short essays scattered throughout give a glimpse into the life of a captivating chef and his view on one of the world's most compelling (and perhaps misunderstood) cuisines."
Eater

"Enrique Olvera's corn husk meringue is a salty-sweet stroke of genius... heaven"
Vanityfair.com

"Olvera is the face of modern Mexican cooking, the highest-profile chef with the biggest rated restaurants."
Observer Food Monthly

"Enrique Olvera's Pujol tops pretty much every list when it comes to dining in Mexico City... Full of surprises. A must-do when in town."
Goop

"Enrique Olvera [...] is legit"
—Gwyneth Paltrow

"Coffee-table worthy... The flavors seem to leap off the page."
The Star Tribune

"Enrique Olvera [is] one of the most respected chefs not just in Mexico but also in the world... He achieved this by connecting with his country's food traditions: respecting the simplicity of street food while pushing culinary boundaries."
Bloomberg.com

"Olvera's book is worth owning—even if just for a look inside one of the more creative food-minds of our time."
Departures.com

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