UTSA Staff Recipes Preserved In Special Collections

When housekeeping staff had to learn to use computers, they turned their knowledge to creating cookbooks.

By Norma MartinezAugust 28, 2018 10:36 am| , , , ,

From Texas Public Radio

When we sit down to a plate of enchiladas or fideo, we often don’t take note of the history behind what’s on that plate. But the University of Texas at San Antonio does.

The UTSA Libraries Special Collections has incorporated a Mexican cookbook collection of over 1,500 books, including one dating back to 1789. A recent addition to that collection shares recipes from one of the invisible, but ever-present groups of workers at the university.

Read more.