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Bring the street food movement into your kitchen and make the easiest, tastiest, and most original street food at home!
There’s simply nothing tastier than homemade food cooked from scratch. And these days, the street is where you’ll find the best homemade dishes you’ve ever tasted. Whether he’s serving up outrageously delicious sandwiches from his popular Fidel Gastro’s food truck or across North America on the hit reality TV show Rebel Without a Kitchen, Matt Basile is always looking for inspiration to create amazing food that is simple enough to be mobile, different enough to make you talk about it, and awesome enough to make you crave it!
Street Food Diaries features over 85 irresistible and original street food recipes plus mouthwatering photography and stories of the food and people at the core of street food culture. Matt’s recipes are fun, outrageously delicious, and totally inspired by the most vibrant food movement on the planet. So, try your hand at making Peanut Butter Cookie Fish & Chips Sandwiches, Philly Cheesesteak Tostadas, Maple Habanero Turkey Wings, Pad Thai Fries, or the infamous Alabama Tailgaters. If it’s on a stick, in a bun, or covered in bacon (a lot of bacon!), then it’s in Street Food Diaries!
About the Author
MATT BASILE is the creator of the Toronto-based street-food brand Fidel Gastro’s which originated as a pop-up selling street food in underground markets across the city. Basile operates one of Canada’s most recognizable food trucks and a street-food inspired cicchetti bar called Lisa Marie, and he is the host of the reality TV show Rebel Without a Kitchen. Basile has teamed up with his partner in life and business, Kyla Zanardi who is the book’s photographer. The two have spent their lives together making fun food and photographing it.
“Within the emerging phenomenon of street food, pop-ups, and food trucks, Fidel Gastro’s is a prime example of how hard work, passion, and dedication can lead to great success.” - Michael Bonacini, co-founder of Oliver & Bonacini Restaurants and MasterChef Canada judge