In SIMPLY MEXICAN, Castro presents authentic Mexican recipes that don't require a fortnight to prepare or extra shopping forays to find rare ingredients. A prodigious traveler who has taught students from all over the Americas, Castro honed her knowledge of fundamental south-of-the-border meals by teaching adult and children's cooking classes at her Ars Magirica Cooking School. Featuring easy, fun-to-eat, big flavor favorites, such as Chicken Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce or Crab Tostadas, Castro's straightforward recipes are a godsend to busy parents. Once home cooks have mastered the basics, Castro helps them tackle more advanced Mexican mainstays, such as mole and adobo, and provides the most effortless tamale recipe around. SIMPLY MEXICAN helps every cook make favorite Mexican recipes at home in a snap.