Winner of FOX Network’s Primetime Hit TV Series, MASTERCHEF, Claudia Sandoval‘s self-titled cookbook: “Claudia’s Cocina – A taste of Mexico” has just hit shelves. Celebrating the food of MasterChef Season 6 winner, it brings to life Claudia’s cooking background, which was strongly influenced by her family’s Mexican roots, as well as the seafood restaurant her grandparents owned when she was a child.
The new cookbook from America’s Newest MasterChef, Claudia Sandoval.
Simple by design, the book offers 65 mouthwatering recipes straight from Claudia’s kitchen to yours. It showcases a mix of Claudia’s favorite dishes, as well as some of the on-the-spot creations that propelled her to victory:
Hibiscus Poached Pears
Head-On Garlic Shrimp
Achiote Rubbed Pork Chops
Cilantro Lime Grilled Chicken
Tres Leches Cake
The book also shares Claudia’s favorites from her family’s town of Mazatlan, as well as creams, sauces, and salsas, plus step-by-step directions for complex dishes that will help readers master some of the staples of Mexican cuisine. The recipes are introduced by headnotes that offer anecdotes about Claudia’s life and childhood and include insights into how she became the extraordinary winner of MasterChef Season 6.