Cookbook Giveaway - Nopalito

Nopalito: A Mexican Kitchen by Gonzalo Guzmán and Stacy Adimando is a stunner of a book from the head chef at San Francisco's popular restaurant by the same name. For more information on this cookbook, please see our review and recipe post. 

We are pleased to offer two copies of this title to our EYB Members in the US. One of the entry options is to answer the following question in the comments section of this blog post.

Which recipe in the index would you like to try first?

Please note that you must be logged into the Rafflecopter contest before posting or your entry won't be counted. If you are not already a Member, you can join at no cost. The contest ends at midnight on June 5th, 2017



  • mwaters  on  5/3/2017 at 10:50 AM

    Homemade masa - The foundation for so many delicious recipes and I need help!

  • lhudson  on  5/3/2017 at 11:14 AM

    Adobo - Braised Steak Sandwich sounds great!

  • imaluckyducky  on  5/3/2017 at 11:15 AM

    Spicy seafood soup

  • mph993  on  5/3/2017 at 11:17 AM

    Short rib stew (Birria al res)

  • lgroom  on  5/3/2017 at 11:28 AM

    The short rib stew caught my eye.

  • heyjude  on  5/3/2017 at 12:46 PM

    Shrimp Ceviche

  • Mrs. L  on  5/3/2017 at 1:41 PM

    Lots of tasty sounding dishes. I'd love to learn to make my own tortillas. But the Mexican Style Stewed Steak sounds similar to a recipe my neighbor used to make so I'd try that first.

  • sgump  on  5/3/2017 at 1:44 PM

    The spicy mango popsicles (paletas de mango con chile) sound quite intriguing!

  • stephdayl  on  5/3/2017 at 2:23 PM

    Green ceviche with white fish and calamari

  • Karla123  on  5/3/2017 at 3:58 PM

    I find the "Vegetable enchiladas with cilantro salsa" quite tempting.

  • ravensfan  on  5/3/2017 at 6:29 PM

    Totopos con chile

  • cora429  on  5/3/2017 at 6:30 PM

    The fish tacos marinated in adobo sound fantastic.

  • verorenee  on  5/3/2017 at 6:41 PM

    Crispy red quesadillas with braised red pork and pork rinds! I've had it at the restaurant and it was amazing.

  • Ladyberd  on  5/3/2017 at 7:40 PM

    This sounds amazing - I'd like a bowl right now please!!! Hot Oaxacan and Jack cheese dip with chorizo and cactus

  • AnnaZed  on  5/4/2017 at 12:41 AM

    I want to make the Nopalito spices (page 35) from Nopalito: A Mexican Kitchen by Gonzalo Guzmán and Stacy Adimando

  • FrenchCreekBaker  on  5/4/2017 at 1:08 AM

    It is hot today so spicy mango popsicles sound mighty fine!

  • FireRunner2379  on  5/4/2017 at 5:04 AM

    Count me in on the Carnitas!

  • sefardicook  on  5/4/2017 at 6:29 AM

    quesadillas with brussels sprouts! That sounds original and tasty!

  • vickster  on  5/4/2017 at 7:04 AM

    Stewed Beef with Pasilla Chiles

  • matag  on  5/4/2017 at 11:14 AM

    Spicy seafood soup

  • Maaseelulu  on  5/5/2017 at 8:12 AM

    Iwould love to try the asparagus quesadillas with salsa cilantro. These recipes remind me of my grandmother.

  • Siegal  on  5/5/2017 at 11:06 AM

    Carnitas are my fave

  • hippiechick1955  on  5/5/2017 at 11:21 AM

    Yum, yum. I would try the Fish Tacos marinated in Adobo

  • RSW  on  5/5/2017 at 3:58 PM

    Queso fresco

  • nandag  on  5/5/2017 at 9:42 PM

    fish tacos

  • JanScholl  on  5/6/2017 at 9:04 PM

    I really really really want to make home made tortilla. I have tried several recipes and I was so sad, I let the dog eat them.

  • mishmash1  on  5/7/2017 at 12:57 AM

    This looks terrific I'd love to try some of these recipes ...

  • mpdeb98  on  5/7/2017 at 10:43 AM

    Adobe braised pork sandwiches

  • chicretromaiden  on  5/7/2017 at 3:15 PM

    The Panuchos de pollo (Black bean stuffed tortillas with shredded chicken)

  • bstewart  on  5/8/2017 at 12:46 AM

    The chicken tinga, with homemade tortillas!

  • sarahawker  on  5/8/2017 at 8:31 AM

    Tamales with stewed chicken (Tamales de birria con pollo)

  • meggan  on  5/8/2017 at 1:46 PM

    Pork-braised butter beans with scrambled eggs sounds great.

  • kitchenclimbers  on  5/8/2017 at 2:39 PM


  • skipeterson  on  5/8/2017 at 5:22 PM

    Hot Oaxacan and Jack cheese dip with chorizo and cactus

  • jupflute  on  5/8/2017 at 6:23 PM

    I love the idea of the brussels sprouts quesadilla

  • ktwalla  on  5/10/2017 at 5:19 PM

    Tortas Pambazos

  • ktwalla  on  5/10/2017 at 5:25 PM

    Tortas Pambazos

  • t.t  on  5/13/2017 at 12:32 AM

    soft corn tortillas

  • JenJoLa  on  5/13/2017 at 5:42 AM

    Chicken enchiladas with mole poblano (Enchiladas de mole poblano) looks tasty.

  • gaylearendt  on  5/13/2017 at 8:53 PM

    I'll be making shrimp ceviche.

  • gaylearendt  on  5/13/2017 at 8:56 PM

    My favorite Mexican cookbook is Sunset's Mexican Cookbook.

  • kromero  on  5/16/2017 at 2:12 PM


  • Katiefayhutson  on  5/17/2017 at 2:29 PM

    Wheat flour tortillas.

  • cookn  on  5/17/2017 at 6:09 PM

    The spicy mango popsicles intrigue me. Summer is coming!

  • cocecitycook  on  5/20/2017 at 4:17 AM


  • Lyndaherman  on  5/20/2017 at 12:50 PM

    The Brussels sprouts quesadilla

  • TrishaCP  on  5/20/2017 at 2:44 PM

    Adobo-rubbed trout in banana leaves

  • sillyvy  on  5/20/2017 at 7:47 PM

    pickled jalapenos!

  • auntietina  on  5/21/2017 at 1:47 AM

    Chile flavored tortillas. That might inspire me to make homemade tortillas again!

  • lpatterson412  on  5/21/2017 at 8:19 PM

    I would love to try the Ground Beef Tostadas!

  • leorabakes  on  5/24/2017 at 11:30 PM

    churros :-)

  • Kelos  on  5/25/2017 at 3:35 AM

    Pickled jalapeños (Jalapeños curtidos) sound awesome!

  • emilydoyle  on  5/25/2017 at 3:44 AM

    Brussel Sprouts Quesadilla!

  • sgpinson  on  5/25/2017 at 8:59 AM

    I want to try ALL of the salsas--summer is here!

  • Dmartin997  on  5/25/2017 at 12:29 PM

    Spicy seafood stew

  • InAHealthyKitchen  on  5/25/2017 at 12:45 PM

    We go through many tortillas in my house, so I would try the recipe for making my own wheat flour tortillas.

  • PennyG  on  5/26/2017 at 4:26 PM

    Fruit Salad with Chile and Lime sounds refreshing!

  • juazella  on  5/26/2017 at 5:57 PM

    Baked tortilla chips tossed with spicy salsa de árbol

  • kitchen_chick  on  5/26/2017 at 8:55 PM

    Fried chickpeas with chili powder (Garbanzos con chile)

  • circ2000  on  5/26/2017 at 10:02 PM

    spicy mango popsicles

  • Peachcaake  on  5/26/2017 at 10:58 PM

    Fried beef empanadas (Empanadas de deshebrada de res)

  • masterphill99  on  5/26/2017 at 11:27 PM

    I would try the chicken tinga tostadas!

  • JoanN  on  5/27/2017 at 6:09 AM

    Empanadas de Camarón

  • kalex426  on  5/28/2017 at 12:28 PM

    The Fruit salad with chile and lime sounds so refreshing!

  • HomespunHouse  on  5/28/2017 at 10:09 PM

    I would try some of the fish recipes.

  • RSW  on  5/30/2017 at 11:00 AM

    Homemade Masa

  • Scotsman61  on  5/30/2017 at 6:39 PM

    Adobo - Braised Steak Sandwich, Just perfect for my Birthday (June 5th)

  • MeganGarcia  on  5/31/2017 at 5:39 PM


  • monique.potel  on  6/1/2017 at 8:43 AM

    Stewed pork ribs and cactus with salsa verde sounds heavenly

  • Nancith  on  6/3/2017 at 11:35 AM

    Red chilaquiles with scrambled eggs is myt choice.

  • merrileegh  on  6/6/2017 at 10:26 AM

    Fried chickpeas with chili powder sounds like an irresistible snack!

  • echilt5  on  6/6/2017 at 2:06 PM

    Fried chickpeas with chili powder

  • mwaters  on  6/6/2017 at 5:26 PM

    Short rib stew (Birria al res) from Nopalito: A Mexican Kitchen (page 151)

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