Adán Medrano to teach Texas Mexican cuisine at Central Market on Monday

Truly-Texas-Mexican_coverLast Texas Independence Day, I told you about K.R. Wood, a singing chuckwagon cook who helps tell the story of the Texas Revolution through food and song.

This year, Adán Medrano wants to tell a different story.

The author of “Truly Texas Mexican: A Native Culinary Heritage in Recipes” will be talking about the origins of Tex Mex and the evolution of the indigenous cuisines of Northern Mexico and South Texas at a cooking class at 6:30 p.m. on Monday at Central Market, 4001 N. Lamar Blvd. He’ll also demonstrate how to make four dishes from his cookbook: Cactus and Shrimp Gorditas,Chile Ancho Meatballs, Salsa Ranchera, and Enchiladas de Queso with Ancho and Pasilla Chiles.

You can buy tickets ($50) to the class at

Author: Addie Broyles

Food writer for the Austin American-Statesman and

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s