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 centralmarket.com.

Author: Addie Broyles

Food writer for the Austin American-Statesman and Austin360.com.

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