Inside ‘Mexico,’ Chef Enrique Olvera’s New Cookbook

October 25, 2015

‘Mexico from the Inside Out’ is out now.

Here now is a look inside chef Enrique Olvera’s — Pujol, Mexico City; Cosme, New York City — first English language cookbook, Mexico from the Inside Out. The book contains 65 recipes, taken both from signature dishes served at Pujol as well as dishes he cooks at home for his family. In the introduction, Olvera explains that when he opened Pujol 15 years ago, he was a young chef with energy, enthusiasm, and ambition, but with perhaps too little vision.

In 2010, he was inspired by a quoted remark from Inaki Aizpitarte, the chef…