Eva's Kitchen: Cooking with Love for Family and Friends

Eva's Kitchen: Cooking with Love for Family and Friends

Eva Longoria, Marah Stets

Eva Longoria will be such a lot well-known for her position as Desperate Housewives’ saucy Gabrielle Solis, yet on her personal time, there are few locations she might otherwise be than within the kitchen, cooking the foodstuff she loves for her friends and family. here's the nutrients Eva likes to consume, and the recipes in Eva’s Kitchen hint her existence tale, taking readers on her culinary journey—from the foodstuff she was once stated directly to the recipes encouraged through her travels in another country to the dishes she serves in the course of informal nights at home.

Having grown up on a ranch with each meal in accordance with what was once within the kinfolk fields, Eva believes, like such a lot of people, that stable cooking depends upon neighborhood, clean, easy-to-find constituents. In Eva’s Kitchen, she teaches readers crucial cooking abilities and he or she sprinkles within the histories and traditions in the back of her favourite dishes, together with own tales and anecdotes that catch the heat, humor, and pleasure of her such a lot memorable meals.

In her first cookbook, Eva welcomes you into her kitchen, providing a hundred of her favourite dishes—many of that are family members recipes accumulated over the years—all fused together with her ardour for cooking. She additionally stocks thoughts of her Texas ranch upbringing, her first actual cooking adventures, holidays abroad, nights in along with her girlfriends, and last-minute pre–red carpet nutrition.

Inspired by way of her history, Eva highlights the necessities of significant Mexican cooking, Texas style—with her family’s recipes and strategies for making the world’s top tamales, do-it-yourself tortillas, Spanish rice, and Pan de Polvo (Mexican pastry), to call a number of. She additionally deals dishes from a number of overseas cuisines, from Latin American to Italian and French, encouraged by means of her globe-trotting travels. A style of Lemon Dover Sole whisks Eva to a tiny hotel-restaurant she as soon as visited on a visit to Normandy; the recipe for Cannellini Beans with overwhelmed purple Pepper used to be a keepsake from a visit to Florence; kimchi provides a kick to her highly spiced Roasted Brussels Sprouts, a Thanksgiving staple; and Yellow Squash Soup with Lemon brings her complete circle, again to her family’s vegetable backyard in Corpus Christi.

With full-color meals photos, intimate pix of her friends and family, and a glimpse into Eva’s domestic and her lesser-known household facet (family first, performing moment, she says), Eva’s debut cookbook will attract her dependable fanatics and encourage domestic chefs to expand their culinary horizons and create memorable nutrition for the folks they love.

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