About Susan Curtis | Nicole Curtis Ammerman

Susan Curtis | Nicole Curtis Ammerman

Susan Curtis is the founder of the Santa Fe School of Cooking, which she started in 1989. She’s also a member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals and of Les Dame d’Escoffier. Nicole Curtis Ammerman manages the school. Santa Fe School of Cooking: Celebrating the Foods of New Mexico is their most recent cookbook. @SantaFeSchoolofCooking

A pile of diamond-shaped biscochitos in a wooden bowl.

Biscochitos

Yes, lard. In a cookie. The rendered pig fat lends the biscochitos their trademark flaky texture. The truth lies in the taste. Swear.