My Mexican Mesa, Y Listo!: Beautiful Flavors, Family Style (A Cookbook) (Hardcover)

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My Mexican Mesa, Y Listo!: Beautiful Flavors, Family Style (A Cookbook) (Hardcover)


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From viral TikTok sensation Jenny Martinez, comes a mouth-watering cookbook featuring 100 authentic, homestyle Mexican recipes that are perfect for any occasion.

When Mexican TikTok and Instagram star Jenny Martinez ends her videos by saying “y listo and enjoy” and takes a bite of her finished dish, you almost feel like you can taste the delicious food with her. Well, now you can! My Mexican Mesa, Y Listo! is here to provide family-style recipes for every occasion, beautifully photographed to capture the authentic spirit of the cuisine.

Jenny may have moved from Mexico to the United States as a child, but her recipes are passed down through generations. She fondly recalls the smell of her mother’s birria (Mexican beef stew) all through the house, and it’s no surprise that birria is the recipe that first helped Jenny go viral on TikTok, achieving over a million views in the first day alone. Now fans can’t get enough of Jenny’s recipes, all presented in the warm and inviting manner for which she’s best known. Jenny considers a well-fed family to be the key to a happy family. As she says, every dinner should be celebrated, and food brings people together.

My Mexican Mesa, Y Listo! features 100 recipes ranging from breakfast and appetizers to tacos, tamales, and taquitos. The main dishes include mole negro, carnitas, chiles rellenos, and enchiladas. Jenny also covers kitchen basics for making tortillas and salsas from scratch—recipes that are sure to become staples in the home of anyone who enjoys the book. And let’s not forget her tasty desserts like churros, paletas, and Mexican bread pudding, and a few cocktails too. Sure to delight her avid fans and Mexican food lovers everywhere, this cookbook is a must-have for home cooks looking for their next delicious meal.
Jenny Martinez is well-known across social media platforms for sharing her authentic Mexican family recipes to the delight of millions of fans on TikTok and Instagram. Jenny was born in Mexico and moved to Los Angeles at age four, yet she has never lost touch with her Mexican heritage. The traditional recipes she shares with her followers have been passed down for generations in her family. Although she later mastered her culinary arts on her own, Jenny started by learning most of her mother’s recipes at the age of thirteen. Jenny considers a well-fed family the key to a happy family and believes that dinner should be celebrated every day. Food brings people together, and Jenny’s videos and recipes convey the spirit of family and community. She lives with her family in Los Angeles, California.
Product Details ISBN: 9781668009970
ISBN-10: 1668009978
Publisher: S&S/Simon Element
Publication Date: April 30th, 2024
Pages: 256
Language: English
“Martinez’s recipes and narrative stand out for their genuine love of her culinary heritage and family. Classic Mexican comfort food combining respect for generations past with modern practicality.”—Sarah Tansley, Booklist

“[Martinez’s] recipes are rooted in her Mexican heritage, passed down through generations. The cookbook includes 100 family-style recipes, capturing the essence of Mexican cuisine.”Parade

“Once you start to cook from My Mexican Mesa, you won’t want to stop—the flavors are bold, authentic, and truly delicious. Beyond the great recipes, Jenny’s fun personality shines throughout the book, and it feels like she’s cooking right beside you.”—Rocco DiSpirito, author and chef

“Jenny has perfectly embodied her vibrant and infectious personality in a fun-filled book of mouthwatering, authentic Mexican recipes. Not only are her recipes delicious, but they are approachable and filled with the abundance of love she has for her family.”—Carissa Stanton, author of Seriously, So Good

“Jenny Martinez has created the perfect Mexican cookbook that is authentic to our roots and shows how food can bring families together. I can’t wait to cook all these recipes and share with them my family here at home!”—Edith Galvez, digital creator

“Jenny is one of the sweetest people I know, and her love for family and passion for food can be tasted in her recipes. If you’re lucky enough to eat at her table, be ready for some good food, beautiful memories, and delicious drinks! Jenny can make even the simplest dish taste like a delicacy.”—Alejandra Tapia, @Nanajoe19

“Jenny Martinez went viral for a reason—her recipes are authentic, amazing, and easy to follow. She is my go-to when I’m cooking in the kitchen, and I’m beyond excited that I can now find her recipes in a cookbook!”—Unique Miranda, aka Cheese Daily

“This is your passport to Mexico, with incredible, authentic recipes that will leave you wanting more!”—Shereen Pavlides, author, chef, and influencer, @CookingwithShereen