Inspired by the popular Mexican sport with fans all over the world, this playful, gifty cookbook celebrates the history and culture of lucha libre, offering creative twists on classic Mexican dishes from its most iconic athletes, legends, and superstars.
From the ring to the kitchen, celebrate lucha libre with popular Mexican dishes with a twist in this one-of-a-kind cookbook for lucha libre fans and aspiring chefs.
Lucha libre -- or, professional Mexican wrestling -- is the most popular sport in Mexico after soccer and has become an international pop culture phenomenon all over the world, reaching more than 650M homes worldwide. This first-of-its-kind cookbook -- by Monica "Centellita" Ochoa and with the licensing support of the Legends of Lucha Libre -- includes a brief introduction on the culture of lucha libre, favorite Mexican dishes from lucha's most celebrated luchadores/luchadoras from around the globe (Solar, Super Astro, Penta Zero M, Lady Maravilla), fun stories and facts on championship details, family legacies, and those symbolic masks, and 100+ full-color photos and illustrations of food and family. This must-have collection of recipes from iconic lucha libre legends will delight, inform, and entertain.