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Mexico City - Local Recipe Books

You may find these books at any bookstore in Mexico City and at the Sanborn's stores:

  • Delicias de Villa Maria
    by Esther Nakash & Sebastian Verti
  • Dulces Tradicionales Mexicanos
    by Blanca Nieto Garcia
  • El Arte de la Cocina Mexicana
    by Diana Kennedy
  • El Gourmet Mexicano
    by various authors
  • El Libro Clasico de la Cocina Mexicana
    by Fracesc Fossas
  • El Libro de la Cocina Mexicana
    by Susana Palazuelos
  • El Libro de Oro de la Cocina Mexicana
    by Lucia E. Greco
  • Las Fiestas de Frida y Diego
    by Guadalupe Marin and Marie-Pierre Colle Corcuera
    This book is in Spanish only, but it has the most incredible typical Mexican dishes and also tells the story of Frida Kahlo (a famous Mexican painter): If you are good in Spanish, you should really get this book. It can be purchased at the Frida Kahlo Museum (although it is expensive there) or at Sanborns or libraries in town.

Books in English:

  • Rick Bayless's Mexican Kitchen :
    Recipes and Techniques of a World-Class Cuisine
    by Rick Bayless et al
  • The Essential Cuisines of Mexico
    by Diana Kennedy et al
  • A Taste of Mexico:
    Vegetarian Cuisine
    by Kippy Nigh
  • Food from My Heart:
    Cuisines of Mexico Remembered and Reimagined
    by Zarela Martinez
  • Recipe of Memory :
    Five Generations of Mexican Cuisine
    by Victor M. Valle

You may find all of these titles at , and they can send the books to almost any country!

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